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The Planetary Society creates and participates in events to bring the excitement of space exploration to public audiences. From our world-wide Planetfests to lectures in small-town libraries to hanging a solar-sail blade in Rockefeller Center in New York, we are constantly finding new ways involve our members in the excitement of space exploration.

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Past Events

June 20, 2015, 2:00pm to 9:45pm (Los Angeles, California United States)
Griffith Observatory Star Party

Planetary Society Volunteers will set up a display table, hand out free science materials and bring telescopes for the public to use and enjoy celestial views of the universe like our Sun, Moon, Planets, bright stars, comets, planetary nebulas and globular clusters.

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June 19, 2015, 7:00pm – 9:00pm (South Kensington, United Kingdom)
Planetary Radio Visits London-A Very Informal Gathering

London listeners, Planetary Society members and other fans of the final frontier, you are invited to spend an hour or two with Planetary Radio host Mat Kaplan.

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June 10, 2015, 7:00pm - 9:30pm PDT (Pasadena, California United States)
Screening of "The Looking Planet" and a LightSail Panel Discussion

Our friends at Raw Science have invited the Planetary Society to present a special conversation about LightSail after the screening of the terrific new animated film, “The Looking Planet.”

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June 9, 2015, 5:00pm to 8:00pm (Pasadena, California)
Monthly Volunteer Meeting

Join us for our regular monthly meeting at the Planetary Society Headquarters in Pasadena, where we will be planning out our volunteer schedule for the month and discussing our upcoming events. We will have food available and look forward to seeing you and meeting new volunteers.

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June 8, 2015, 7:00pm – 8:30pm PDT (Long Beach, California United States)
Planetary Oceans: Exploring Earth’s Seas Before We Sail Through Europa’s Seawater Plumes

The famed Long Beach, California aquarium will celebrate World Ocean Day with an evening devoted to the seas of Earth and those that are being discovered throughout our solar system.

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June 2, 2015, 9:30 - 11 a.m. EDT (Orlando, Florida)
Encountering Pluto: Project Leader Alan Stern Gives First-Hand Account of New Horizons Mission

Alan Stern, the chief scientific officer of the Florida Space Institute, will present his first-hand experience as the principal investigator for NASA’s historic New Horizons mission to Pluto during a special event Tuesday, June 2 at the Orlando Science Center.

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June 1, 2015 - June 1, 2015, 7.15pm BST (Bradford, United Kingdom)

Andrew Lound presents his Odyssey Dramatic Presentation about the history of the exploration of the planet Uranus. Accompanied with images, music and video.

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