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 Events: On or after 6/25/2018
Event Date Venue City State/Territory Comments Contact
Library Display 3/13/2018 - 12/17/2018  University of Memphis Lambuth Library Jackson Tennessee Holley Wood
Library display about OSIRIS-REx 5/25/2018 - 8/1/2018  University of Memphis Lambuth Library Jackson Tennessee OSIRIS-REx presentation with planetarium show, Time-Space Holley Wood
Space Exploration 6/1/2018 - 6/29/2018  NASA Educator Resource Center, California State University, Fresno Fresno California Free NASA handouts for students and teachers! Susan Morrison
Space Exploration 6/1/2018 - 6/30/2018  The Discovery Center Fresno California Susan Morrison
Space Exploration 6/1/2018 - 6/30/2018  Children's Museum of the Sierra Oakhurst California Susan Morrison
Summer Tour of the Solar System 6/15/2018 - 6/29/2018  Tessmann Planetarium Santa Ana California Take a fun and interactive journey through the solar system this summer. Discover NASA latest discoveries and missions. See a realistic simulation of the night sky with our amazing star projector . Perfect outing for summer camps, YMCA and Scout groups Bob Menn
America in Space. Celebrating 60 Years of NASA Missions 6/15/2018 - 6/30/2018  Tessmann Planetarium Santa Ana California Celebrate 60 years of NASA History and Greatest Missions! Followed by outdoor viewing of the Sun with solar telescopes Bob Menn
STEM Academy: Space Camp! 6/25/2018 - 6/28/2018  Gwinnett County Public Library - Hamilton Mill Branch Dacula Georgia We’re taking STEM Academy to a whole new level with this special edition “STAR” (Space, Technology, Astronomy, and Research) Academy! Explore space science concepts while taking a tour of the solar system. Atlas Logan
Rocket camp 6/25/2018 - 6/29/2018  Cernan space center River Grove Illinois Bob Kaplow
Viewing Night at the Detroit Observatory 6/26/2018  Detroit Observatory in Ann Arbor Ann Arbor Michigan In the event of inclement weather, this event will be held on 6/28/18 Shannon Murphy
Asteroid Day Celebration 6/27/2018  Brockton Public LIbrary Brockton Massachusetts Videos, discussions and activities for ages 9+ about asteroids and the Asteroid Bennu Mission. Attendees made theirr own asteroid cookies, asteroid craters, and models of the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft and Asteroid Bennu. Patricia Monteith
Blast Off into Space 6/27/2018  The Children Museum of the Upstate Greenville South Carolina Explore our solar system and beyond with a hands-on look at what real astronauts do in order to complete various missions and unique take-home crafts focused on the sun, moon, and stars. David Leaphart
Sunrise Weather Balloon Launch 6/27/2018  Ford Middle School Acushnet Massachusetts Joe Cote
To the Moon and Beyond 6/27/2018  Cinco Ranch Library Katy Texas Sudeshna Lahiry
Summer Reading Pgm - Space Travel 6/27/2018  El Cerritos Public Library Corona California Howard Andrews
This summer, Mars is a stunner! 6/27/2018  Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park Luray Virginia Kristin Hendershot
Mars: From Ancient Greece to latest Discoveries 6/27/2018  Penfield Community Center Penfield New York Jim Rienhardt
Telescope Night -- Cassini Edition! 6/28/2018  Scoville Park, 800 Lake St. Oak Park Illinois Mark Benson
Stargazing Tonight 6/28/2018  Anchorage Museum Anchorage Alaska Aaron Slonecker
Asteroid Day 2018 - UC Riverside 6/29/2018  University of California, Riverside - Physics Building Room 3035 Riverside California 7:00 PM - Free Public Talk; 7:45 PM - Hands-on meteorites; 8:30 PM - Telescope viewing; Parking UCR Lot 13 ($6 for 2 hours) Mario De Leo Winkler
This summer, Mars is a stunner! 6/30/2018  Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park Luray Virginia Kristin Hendershot
Planetarium show/talk about OSIRIS-REx 6/30/2018  University of Memphis Lambuth M. D. Anderson Planetarium Jackson Tennessee Planetarium show with talk about OSIRIS-REx Holley Wood
NASA/Astronomy Education - Star Parties at the Barn, Woodinville Wa. 7/1/2018 - 7/27/2018  The Farm neighborhood, Hollywood Hill. Woodinville Washington Keith Krumm
In The News and In THE SKY 7/2/2018  Cranbrook Institute of Science Bloomfield Hills Michigan Kenneth Bertin
"Down to Earth Astronomy" with Richard Wade 7/2/2018  Sylmar Branch, Los Angeles Public Library Sylmar California Dana Eklund
Water Water Everywhere! 7/3/2018  Washington Island Public Library Washington Island Wisconsin Take a water tour of the universe with us as we explore the galactic importance of water and how tracking down the water in outer space might help us learn more about our water here on Earth, and might even help us find extraterrestrial life! Kathleen Toerpe
Coal Creek Canyon SkyWatchers Booth - Fourth of July 7/4/2018  CCCIA Hall Golden Colorado John Williams
SpaceFest STEAM days 7/6/2018 - 7/7/2018  Starr Pass Resort Tucson Arizona Brenda Huettner
Hobbs Star Party 7/7/2018  Hobbs State Park Visitor Center Rogers Arkansas A public lecture will be followed by a star party with telescopes provided by members of Sugar Creek Astronomical Society Katherine Auld
NASA's Return to Deep Space: SLS and Orion 7/7/2018  El Toro Public Library Lake Forest California Richard Stember
Scientific Saturdays: Rockin' Rubens' Tube 7/7/2018  Anderson-Foothill branch of the Salt Lake City Library Salt Lake City Utah You'll learn about sound waves, their construction and destruction, and the role sound plays in scientific research. Then the NASA/JPL Solar System Ambassadors will turn up the heat! Amy Oliver
VT Astronomical Society Meeting 7/9/2018  Brownell Library Essex Junction Vermont Scott Turnbull
Stars, Galaxies, & Black Holes. 7/10/2018  South Brunswick Public Library Monmouth Junction New Jersey Mike Buttitta
Sci-Fi Trivia 7/10/2018  Greenville County Library - Hughes Main Library Greenville South Carolina Test your knowledge of Sci-Fi books, movies, and television shows! Dress up as your favorite Sci-Fi character to be entered into our costume contest! Prizes awarded to the sharpest minds and sharpest dressers! NASA exhibits and poster will be available. David Leaphart
Water Water Everywhere! 7/10/2018  Sister Bay Public Library Sister Bay Wisconsin Take a water tour of the universe with us as we explore the galactic importance of water and how tracking down the water in outer space might help us learn more about our water here on Earth, and might even help us find extraterrestrial life! Kathleen Toerpe
Mars! 7/10/2018  Carol Woods Building 1 Classroom, 104 Harnkess Circle Chapel Hill North Carolina Topics include the 2018 opposition, historic dust storm, and missions to Mars - past and future. Shannon Morgan
Space in the Movies 7/11/2018  Green Bank Observatory Green Bank West Virginia Caitlin Ahrens
The Night Sky 7/11/2018  Lake Erie Nature & Science Center Bay Village Ohio Bill Reed
15th Annual Green Bank Star Quest 7/11/2018 - 7/14/2018  Green Bank Observatory Green Bank West Virginia Come visit the darkest skies around. Attend workshops, children's activities, star parties every night. Check out our website at http://www.greenbankstarquest.org/. Cyndi Shaver
Water Water Everywhere! 7/12/2018  Sturgeon Bay Public Library Sturgeon Bay Wisconsin Take a water tour of the universe with us as we explore the galactic importance of water and how tracking down the water in outer space might help us learn more about our water here on Earth, and might even help us find extraterrestrial life! Kathleen Toerpe
National Summer Learning Day... In Outer Space! 7/12/2018  View Park Bebe Moore Campbell Library Los Angeles California Paul Birchall
Larkspur Library Presents: Scale Model of the Solar System 7/14/2018  Larkspur City Library Larkspur California Solar System Ambassador Ron Rosano will lead a group participation-based walk where participants will create a scale model of the Solar System! Ron Rosano
Cassini, New Horizons and InSight 7/14/2018  Bascom Community Center Library, 1000 S Bascom Ave San jose California Event will cover an exciting mission, with discussion of spacecraft, purpose, and discoveries. Joshua Morrison
Scientific Saturdays: Rockin' Rubens' Tube 7/14/2018  Sprague branch of the Salt Lake City Library Salt Lake City Utah You'll learn about sound waves, their construction and destruction, and the role sound plays in scientific research. Then the NASA/JPL Solar System Ambassadors will turn up the heat! Amy Oliver
Exploring the Heavens - From Hubble to the Webb - Discovering Space through the eyes of a Telescope. 7/14/2018  Fort Macon State Park Atlantic Beach North Carolina Lisa Pelletier-Harman
Viewing Night at the Detroit Observatory 7/16/2018  Detroit Observatory in Ann Arbor Ann Arbor Michigan In the event of inclement weather, this event will be held on July 18 Shannon Murphy
The Solar System Rocks! 7/18/2018  Cartersville Public Library Cartersville Georgia NASA Solar System Ambassador Chris Thompson will present a lecture on the InSight and OSIRIS-REx missions. InSight will be traveling to Mars to study the geology of the red planet. OSIRIS-REx is on the way to retrieve a sample of the asteroid Bennu. Chris Thompson
Water Water Everywhere! 7/18/2018  Egg Harbor Public Library Egg Harbor Wisconsin Take a water tour of the universe with us as we explore the galactic importance of water and how tracking down the water in outer space might help us learn more about our water here on Earth, and might even help us find extraterrestrial life! Kathleen Toerpe
In The News and In The Sky 7/19/2018  Macomb County Community College South Campus Library Warren Michigan Kenneth Bertin
Binoculars and Telescopes, An Introduction 7/19/2018  Mid-Continent Public Library 19 E Jefferson Street Buckner Missouri Joseph Wright
Mars/Curiosity, Jupiter/Juno 7/19/2018  Peace Lutheran Church Philomath Oregon Mars/Curiosity, Jupiter/Juno, and Star Party John Cowens
Intrepid Museum Series: Family Astronomy Night 7/20/2018  Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum New York New York Katherine Troche
Lunar Legacy Kick-Off 7/20/2018  Orpheum Theater Flagstaff Arizona Mary Lara
Voyager the 40th Anniversary 7/20/2018  Broward Co. Main Library Ft Lauderdale Florida Timothy Nusbaum
History of the US Space Program: a Real-Life Adventure Story 7/21/2018  Cupertino Community Hall Cupertino California Tara Samuels
Build and Blast 7/21/2018  Tellus Science Center Cartersville Georgia Build your own rocket with expert assistance and then launch it on the same day! Plus, hear about the latest developments with NASA rockets from NASA Ambassador Chris Thompson. Chris Thompson
Set the Controls for the Heart of the Sun 7/24/2018  Cape Cod Museum of Natural History Brewster Massachusetts Join Solar System Ambassador Marie Kesten Zahn for a behind the scenes look at NASA's Parker Solar Probe, and learn about the science and history of solar astronomy! Marie Zahn
Boardwalk Astronomy 7/24/2018  Virginia Beach Oceanfront Virginia Beach Virginia George Reynolds
NASA In-Flight Educational Downlink with the International Space Station 7/26/2018  Las Cruces City Hall Council Chambers with additional viewing areas in the lobby and at satellite locations nearby. Las Cruces New Mexico Richard Pacheco
Exploring Mars 7/28/2018  Alpena County Library Alpena Michigan Jennifer Ayala
Telescope Night 7/28/2018  Lake Erie Nature & Science Center Bay Village Ohio Bill Reed
Mars Party 7/30/2018  Ayer Farm 44 Ayer Rd Franklin Connecticut Enjoy the biggest view of Mars in two years and only 1 arc second smaller than is possible through telescopes. In addition to Mars, we'll see Saturn and Jupiter and the Moon will rise with great views of craters. Sponsored by The Last Green Valley. Geoffrey McLean
Parker Solar Probe 7/31/2018  Salt Lake City Library, Corinne & Jack Sweet Branch Salt Lake City Utah Join us for an engaging presentation on humanity's first mission to a star, Parker Solar Probe! Thomas Quayle
Mars Opposition Star Party 8/1/2018  ScienceWorks Hands on Museum Ashland Oregon Colin White
Mars Party at Lebabon Town Green 8/1/2018  Lebanon Town Green Lebanon Connecticut Geoffrey McLean
Maker Summer Camp 8/1/2018 - 8/3/2018  ScienceWorks Hands on Museum Ashland Oregon Colin White
AADL Summer Game - NASA Mission Ops Badge Series 8/1/2018 - 8/31/2018  https://play.aadl.org/ Ann Arbor Michigan Play the Ann Arbor District Library's Summer Game and you can join the online search for codes to earn badges in the NASA Mission Ops web badge series! Jennifer German
Intrepid Museum Series: Family Astronomy Night 8/3/2018  Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum New York New York Katherine Troche
View Mars and Saturn, and hear about NASA Mars missions! 8/3/2018  Ann Arbor District Library Pittsfield Branch Ann Arbor Michigan Mars is the closest it's been in 15 years and will be for another 17 years. Let's see if we can see Mar's polar cap (around 10pm will be the best), and Saturn's rings. Learn about NASA Mars rovers and landers too! Jennifer German
NASA is heating up: Parker Solar Probe 8/3/2018  Day-Riverside Branch of the Salt Lake City Library Salt Lake City Utah Activity stations for children: aurora borealis in a bowl, magnetic fields, and a sunny memory game! Amy Oliver
History of the US Space Program: a Real-Life Adventure Story 8/4/2018  Gilroy Public Library Gilroy California Tara Samuels
NASA is heating up: Parker Solar Probe 8/4/2018  Anderson-Foothill Branch of the Salt Lake City Library Salt Lake City Utah Activity stations for children: aurora borealis in a bowl, magnetic fields, and a sunny memory game! Amy Oliver
In The News and In THE SKY 8/6/2018  Cranbrook Institute of Science Bloomfield Hills Michigan Kenneth Bertin
Children's Summer Reading at Gravette Library 8/7/2018  Gravette Library Gravette Arkansas Katherine Auld
Bringing Art and Space Science Together: A Family Art and Science Night with NASA/JPL Ambassadors 8/8/2018  Marmalade Branch of the Salt Lake City Library Salt Lake City Utah Size,shape, texture, color and other art classifications can also be used to help classify planets and search for life! Join NASA/JPL ambassadors to learn about this connection. Amy Oliver
Fantastic Space Discoveries and Where to Find Them - Tabby's Star, LIGO, and CMB Anomalies 8/10/2018  Skokie Valley Astronomers Deerfield Illinois On August 10, I will present information about the unusual characteristics of Tabby's Star, the LIGO discoveries, and CMB anomalies.to the astronomy club. James Kovac
Cub Scout NOVA Day 8/11/2018  Bella Vista LDS church Bella Vista Arkansas Katherine Auld
Exploring the Heavens - From Hubble to the Webb - Discovering Space through the eyes of a Telescope. 8/11/2018  Fort Macon State Park Atlantic Beach North Carolina Lisa Pelletier-Harman
In The News and In The Sky 8/16/2018  Macomb County Community College South Campus Library Warren Michigan Kenneth Bertin
The Universe, String Theory, Multiverse 8/16/2018  Peace Lutheran Church Philomath Oregon The Universe, String Theory, Multiverses John Cowens
Night Vision - The Lives Of Stars 8/16/2018 - 8/18/2018  Clark Planetarium Salt Lake City Utah Join us for an engaging presentation on humanity's first mission to a star, Parker Solar Probe! Thomas Quayle
Telescope Night 8/18/2018  Lake Erie Nature & Science Center Bay Village Ohio Bill Reed
Fruit Fly Lab-03, a Science Experiment on the International Space Station 8/18/2018  Cupertino Library Cupertino California Presenting Fruit Fly Lab-03, a science experiment conducted aboard the International Space Station, with NASA Support Scientist Christina Cheung Tara Samuels
Viewing Night at the Detroit Observatory 8/20/2018  Detroit Observatory in Ann Arbor Ann Arbor Michigan In the event of inclement weather, this event will be held on August 22. Shannon Murphy
Boardwalk Astronomy 8/21/2018  Virginia Beach Oceanfront Virginia Beach Virginia George Reynolds
Voyager I: A 40th Anniversary Review 8/25/2018  Wright Memorial Public Library Oakwood Ohio Saturday, August 25, 2018 - 2:00pm Voyager I​Join NASA Solar System Ambassador, Kurtz Miller, as he continues to reveal the secrets of the cosmos. This session will highlight Voyager I’s epic solar system mission launched by NASA on September 5, 1977. Kurtz Miller
Mysteries of the Cosmos - Life Beyond Earth: Searching for Alien Life 8/31/2018  Northwest Suburban Astronomers Arlington Heights Illinois On August 31, I will present information about the possibilities of life beyond the traditionally considered environments on Earth to the members and guests at the monthly meeting of the North Suburban Astronomers. James Kovac
In The News and In THE SKY 9/3/2018  Cranbrook Institute of Science Bloomfield Hills Michigan Kenneth Bertin
Hobbs Star Party 9/8/2018  Hobbs State Park Visitor Center Rogers Arkansas A public lecture will be followed by a star party with telescopes provided by members of Sugar Creek Astronomical Societyby a star party with telescopes provided by members of Sugar Creek Astronomical Societyby a star party with telescopes provided by mem Katherine Auld
Exploring the Heavens - From Hubble to the Webb - Discovering Space through the eyes of a Telescope. 9/8/2018  Fort Macon State Park Atlantic Beach North Carolina Lisa Pelletier-Harman
Astronomy at the Beach 9/14/2018 - 9/15/2018  Island Lake State Recreation Area Brighton Michigan Shannon Murphy
In The News and In The Sky 9/20/2018  Macomb County Community College South Campus Library Warren Michigan Kenneth Bertin
Boardwalk Astronomy 9/25/2018  Virginia Beach Oceanfront Virginia Beach Virginia George Reynolds
Rogue Valley Maker Faire 9/29/2018  ScienceWorks Hands on Museum Ashland Oregon Colin White
Finding Planets Beyond our Solar System 9/29/2018  W. Jack Greer Branch - Greenville County Library System Mauldin South Carolina Exoplanets and TESS David Leaphart
Mysteries of the Cosmos 9/29/2018  El Modena Branch of the Orange Library Orange California Explore the Mysteries of the Cosmos. NASA missions have revealed new discoveries but also uncovered new mysteries. Ideal for children of all ages. Bob Menn
In The News and In THE SKY 10/1/2018  Cranbrook Institute of Science Bloomfield Hills Michigan Kenneth Bertin
Space Explorers Family Fun Night 10/2/2018  Bay View Community Center Milwaukee Wisconsin Free and open to the public! Betsy Bannier
Everything you need to know before flying to Mars 10/11/2018  Morris Museum 6 Normandy Heights Rd New Jersey Krishnadas Kootale
Exploring the Heavens - From Hubble to the Webb - Discovering Space through the eyes of a Telescope. 10/13/2018  Fort Macon State Park Atlantic Beach North Carolina Lisa Pelletier-Harman
Stargazing with the Sidewalk Astronomers: Come See the Moon & Planets with Large Homemade Telescopes! 10/15/2018  Sylmar Branch, Los Angeles Public Library Sylmar California Dana Eklund
In The News and In The Sky 10/18/2018  Macomb County Community College South Campus Library Warren Michigan Kenneth Bertin
Everything you need to know before flying to Mars 10/20/2018  United Astronomy Clubs of New Jersey Hope New Jersey Krishnadas Kootale
STEAM-Fest 10/20/2018  Elmhurst Public Library Elmhurst Illinois The Elmhurst Library is planning the first ever STEAM Fest this fall on Saturday, October 20 from 12 - 4 PM. Kevin Cole
InSight! Exploring the Martian Interior NASA’s Latest Mars Mission – Arriving November 26! 10/27/2018  Fairfield Civic Center Library, Solano County Library Fairfield California David Takemoto-Weerts
In The News and In THE SKY 11/5/2018  Cranbrook Institute of Science Bloomfield Hills Michigan Kenneth Bertin
Saturn and the Legacy of Cassini 11/8/2018  Greenville County Library - August Road Branch Greenville South Carolina Many discoveries were made by the Cassini mission to Saturn. This is an overview of Cassini's findings and its rings. David Leaphart
Women in STEM 11/9/2018  Bowling Green University Firelands Huron Ohio Jennifer Ayala
Hobbs Star Party 11/10/2018  Hobbs State Park Visitor Center Rogers Arkansas A public lecture will be followed by a star party with telescopes provided by members of Sugar Creek Astronomical Society Katherine Auld
Exploring the Heavens - From Hubble to the Webb - Discovering Space through the eyes of a Telescope. 11/10/2018  Fort Macon State Park Atlantic Beach North Carolina Lisa Pelletier-Harman
Stargazing with the Sidewalk Astronomers: Come See the Moon & Planets with Large Homemade Telescopes! 11/13/2018  Sylmar Branch, Los Angeles Public Library Sylmar California Dana Eklund
60 Minutes in Space The Outer Limits Pluto and Beyond 11/14/2018  Willard Smith Planetarium, Pacific Science Center Seattle Washington Dave Cuomo
In The News and In The Sky 11/15/2018  Macomb County Community College South Campus Library Warren Michigan Kenneth Bertin
60 Minutes in Space The Outer Limits Pluto and Beyond 11/17/2018  Willard Smith Planetarium, Pacific Science Center Seattle Washington Dave Cuomo
In The News and In THE SKY 12/3/2018  Cranbrook Institute of Science Bloomfield Hills Michigan Kenneth Bertin
Exploring the Heavens - From Hubble to the Webb - Discovering Space through the eyes of a Telescope. 12/8/2018  Fort Macon State Park Atlantic Beach North Carolina Lisa Pelletier-Harman
Stargazing with the Sidewalk Astronomers: Come See the Moon & Planets with Large Homemade Telescopes! 12/11/2018  Sylmar Branch, Los Angeles Public Library Sylmar California Dana Eklund
60 Minutes in Space Mars InSight 12/12/2018  Willard Smith Planetarium, Pacific Science Center Seattle Washington Dave Cuomo
60 Minutes in Space Mars InSight 12/15/2018  Willard Smith Planetarium, Pacific Science Center Seattle Washington Dave Cuomo
Stargazing with the Sidewalk Astronomers: Come See the Moon & Planets with Large Homemade Telescopes! 1/8/2019  Sylmar Branch, Los Angeles Public Library Sylmar California Dana Eklund
Is There Intelligent Life Beyond the Earth? 1/16/2019  Mustang Library 10101 N 90th St Scottsdale Arizona In tonight's lecture Mark will examine where life might be possible in our solar system and beyond. He will review NASA's efforts to detect life elsewhere and how some upcoming missions might help us find some answers Mark Johnston
60 Minutes in Space Ultima Thule 1/16/2019  Willard Smith Planetarium, Pacific Science Center Seattle Washington Dave Cuomo
60 Minutes in Space Ultima Thule 1/19/2019  Willard Smith Planetarium, Pacific Science Center Seattle Washington Dave Cuomo
Stargazing with the Sidewalk Astronomers: Come See the Moon & Planets with Large Homemade Telescopes! 2/12/2019  Sylmar Branch, Los Angeles Public Library Sylmar California Dana Eklund

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