Tag: Adler Planetarium

What's Happening This Week in Space: April 18th, 2022

What's Happening This Week in Space: April 18th, 2022
Astronauts launching to space and returning to Earth, two local astronomy days, and an online Earth Day celebration with NASA are all happening this week in space. And, as the weather warms up, more opportunities to get outside and view the night sky are here. Read on to learn more about what’s happening this week... Read more »

What's Happening This Week in Space: September 20, 2021

What's Happening This Week in Space: September 20, 2021
The changing of the season is a great time to get out and observe the night sky. This week join astronomers in and around the city for the chance to learn more about urban astronomy. This is your guide to what’s happening this week in space. Astronomy in the Parks, Steelworkers Park, September 20th, 7-9:30... Read more »

What's Happening This Week in Space: September 13, 2021

What's Happening This Week in Space: September 13, 2021
There is so much happening in space this week, both in Chicago and on the launch pad. Two launches, one a historic first, a space themed virtual party, free museum days, and the chance to tour the night sky. This is your guide to what’s happening this week in space. SpaceX Starlink Launch, Vandenberg Space... Read more »
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What's Happening This Week in Space: August 30th 2021

What's Happening This Week in Space: August 30th 2021
School is back in session for Chicago students, fall is just around the corner, and there is plenty happening in space this week. From sky shows to a spacewalk, this is what’s happening this week in space. Cosmic Sky Show, Adler Planetarium, September 4th & 5th, 10:30 am, 11:30 am, 12:15 pm, and 1:15 pm... Read more »

What's Happening This Week in Space: August 16th 2021

What's Happening This Week in Space: August 16th 2021
A space exhibit, night sky and solar observing, and shows at the Planetarium are all happening this week in space. To the Moon: Snoopy Soars With NASA Exhibit, Elmhurst History Museum, T-Sun 1-5pm This touring exhibit was put together by the Charles M. Schulz Museum and Research Center to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the... Read more »

What's Happening This Week in Space: August 9th, 2021

What's Happening This Week in Space: August 9th, 2021
This week in space brings a meteor shower, a launch, and a free day at the museum. Even more exciting, as Chicago continues to open up, so does space outreach and observing events in the city. Here’s your guide to this week in space! Scopes at the Adler, Adler Planetarium, Monday, August 9th, 8:45 pm... Read more »
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What's Happening This Week in Space: July 26th, 2021

What's Happening This Week in Space: July 26th, 2021
This is the best of what’s happening this week in space right here in the city of Chicago! Space Microscope at The Field Museum The Field Museum has reopened and in addition to an awesome meteorite gallery there is currently a pretty impressive microscope on display. The atom probe field-ion microscope is used to view... Read more »

What's Happening This Week in Space: August 7th, 2019

What's Happening This Week in Space: August 7th, 2019
This week, get out into the city of Chicago to try some stargazing with friendly astronomers, explore the cosmos at a museum, or join in on an activity that might ignite a new passion for the night sky. Take advantage of the last of our warm summer days and spend your evenings getting to know... Read more »

What's Happening This Week in Space: July 8th, 2019

What's Happening This Week in Space: July 8th, 2019
This week in space brings star parties and a special space art project to Chicago. Astronomers, clubs, and educators are taking advantage of the great weather to help you learn to enjoy the night sky. Mark your calendars and join in on the best space events happening this week in Chicago. Scopes in the City, Horner Park,... Read more »
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What's Happening This Week in Space: June 10, 2019

What's Happening This Week in Space: June 10, 2019
It’s officially observing season in Chicago, and a lot of night sky observing is happening this week in space. If you are new to observing, absolutely find a club or other public star party in or around Chicago to attend. Want to explore space indoors? Chicago museums have plenty to do this week in space,... Read more »