Space Events

June 26 - July 25, 2019

Thursday, June 27

Black Holes: How to Find Something that Hides in the Dark

How do you find something that hides in the dark? Black holes were first theorized in 1916 and astronomers have been on the hunt to find one ever since....

Wednesday, July 3

Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Celebration

Join us for a month-long celebration as we take a trip back to 1969. On September 12, 1962, President John F. Kennedy gave his iconic "We Choose to Go to...

Sunday, July 7

Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Celebration

Join us for a month-long celebration as we take a trip back to 1969. On September 12, 1962, President John F. Kennedy gave his iconic "We Choose to Go to...

Wednesday, July 10

Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Celebration

Join us for a month-long celebration as we take a trip back to 1969. On September 12, 1962, President John F. Kennedy gave his iconic "We Choose to Go to...

Thursday, July 11

Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Celebration

Join us for a month-long celebration as we take a trip back to 1969. On September 12, 1962, President John F. Kennedy gave his iconic "We Choose to Go to...

A New View of the Moon from NASA’s Ongoing Lunar Exploration Program

The Moon is our closest celestial neighbor, and the only planetary body beyond Earth visited by humans. In this presentation, Dr. Hayne will take us on a...

Friday, July 12

Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Celebration

Join us for a month-long celebration as we take a trip back to 1969. On September 12, 1962, President John F. Kennedy gave his iconic "We Choose to Go to...

Our Future in Space: The Moon and Beyond

Why do we explore space? How do we explore space? Where should we explore? What are the tools for space exploration? These questions will be addressed in...

CAPCOM Go! The Apollo Story PREMIERE

50 years ago the first human walked on the moon… discover the story behind this historic moment which will inspire the next generation of explorers and...

Saturday, July 13

Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Celebration

Join us for a month-long celebration as we take a trip back to 1969. On September 12, 1962, President John F. Kennedy gave his iconic "We Choose to Go to...

Sunday, July 14

Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Celebration

Join us for a month-long celebration as we take a trip back to 1969. On September 12, 1962, President John F. Kennedy gave his iconic "We Choose to Go to...

¡Nuestra Luna Especial! Our Special Moon

Join Fiske's own, Francisco 'Tito' Salas for a lively and informative presentation given in Spanish. Our only natural satellite is much more than a celestial...

Wednesday, July 17

Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Celebration

Join us for a month-long celebration as we take a trip back to 1969. On September 12, 1962, President John F. Kennedy gave his iconic "We Choose to Go to...

Thursday, July 18

Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Celebration

Join us for a month-long celebration as we take a trip back to 1969. On September 12, 1962, President John F. Kennedy gave his iconic "We Choose to Go to...

Friday, July 19

Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Celebration

Join us for a month-long celebration as we take a trip back to 1969. On September 12, 1962, President John F. Kennedy gave his iconic "We Choose to Go to...

Apollo 11: From Launch to Landing

On July 16, 1969, Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and Michael Collins launched from Cape Canaveral on a Saturn V rocket headed for the Moon. Three nights later,...

Saturday, July 20

Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Celebration

Join us for a month-long celebration as we take a trip back to 1969. On September 12, 1962, President John F. Kennedy gave his iconic "We Choose to Go to...

Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Celebration - FULL DAY of FAMILY-FRIENDLY activities

Join us for a FULL DAY of FAMILY-FRIENDLY shows, talks, special kids concert, and tons of activities --- Creating Crater Station, Science on a Sphere Lunar...

The Bluegrastronauts – A Family Space Adventure

Bring the family out to enjoy a special kids version of "Bluegrastronauts." The time-traveling Bluegrass group The Matchsellers will take listeners onto a...

The Summer of 69: The Lasting Impression of the Apollo Program

The accomplishments of the U.S. space program in its early days, starting with Projects Mercury and Gemini, and culminating in the moon landings of the...

Space Force! The Fictions and Realities of the Military’s Final Frontier

The creation of a new branch of the U.S. armed forces -- a "Space Force"-- has recently been a topic in the news, and it may sound like science fiction. But...

Five Decades of Lunar Sample Science: How the Apollo Missions Continue to Revolutionize our Understanding of the Solar System

The samples returned from the Apollo missions revolutionized our understanding, not only of the Moon, but also led to ground breaking insights into the...

Apollo 11: Celebrating the First Step on the Moon

"Houston, Tranquility Base here. The Eagle has landed." These words were broadcast by astronaut Neil Armstrong from the surface of the Moon at 2:18PM...

The Bluegrastronauts - A Live Concert

As featured on NPR’s Mountain Stage Radio Show, The Matchsellers’ Bluegrastronauts is the world’s first outer-space bluegrass odyssey. Mixing elements of...

Sunday, July 21

Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Celebration

Join us for a month-long celebration as we take a trip back to 1969. On September 12, 1962, President John F. Kennedy gave his iconic "We Choose to Go to...

Spacy Crazy! Kids’ Letters to Astronauts in the Early Space Age

What was it like to be a kid during the “space craze,” when “cosmic enthusiasm” was igniting imaginations on both sides of the Cold War divide? Join Dr....

Wednesday, July 24

Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Celebration

Join us for a month-long celebration as we take a trip back to 1969. On September 12, 1962, President John F. Kennedy gave his iconic "We Choose to Go to...

Thursday, July 25

Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Celebration

Join us for a month-long celebration as we take a trip back to 1969. On September 12, 1962, President John F. Kennedy gave his iconic "We Choose to Go to...

June 26 - July 25, 2019