Solar System

Becoming Interplanetary: What Living on Earth Can Teach Us about Living on Mars

, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Becoming Interplanetary

Close-range remote sensing of Saturn's rings during Cassini's ring grazing orbits and grand finale

, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
With its 13-year mission at Saturn now complete, Cassini takes its place as the most spectacularly successful interplanetary mission in the history of NASA.  It its final 10 months, from December 2016 to September 2017, Cassini transformed itself into a whole new mission with its Ring Grazing Orb

Passage to Mars

, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Prepare yourself for an adventure! Before man makes it to Mars, he must conquer the Arctic.

XVIth Hvar Astrophysical Colloquium

, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
This workshop directly addresses the scientific goals of the VarSITI project - The International Study of Earth-Affecting Solar Transients (ISEST).
An artist's illustration of a young, sun-like star encircled by its disk of gas and dust.

Could this be why our Solar System is odd?

As recently as two decades ago, we thought our Solar System was “normal.” That was a reasonable assumption as long as you didn’t look at it too closely.
Dark image of Pluto's surface

Capturing an Occultation and a Snapshot of Pluto’s Atmosphere

Last Tuesday night, something unusual happened in the world of astronomy.

Human Exploration to Mars: Becoming Interplanetary

, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
SETI Talks are presented by the SETI Institute and SRI International.
Space Science Explorer, Space Science Adventurer, and Space Science Investigator badges

SETI Institute and Girl Scouts Celebrate New Space Science Badges

August 14, 2018 (Mountain View, CA)—The SETI Institute and Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) have come toget

In Saturn's Rings - New York

, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Narrated by LeVar Burton, In Saturn’s Rings is a grand tour of the universe, starring Saturn.

In Saturn's Rings at Museum of Flight

, 6:00 AM - 7:30 AM
Get an up-close view of Saturn’s rings without traveling through space.