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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 »

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 »
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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: April 29th, 2019

What's Happening This Week in Space: April 29th, 2019
Explore space science in Chicago this week at special museum events and a rocket launch to the Space Station. Don’t miss out on a free day at the Field, or a special night of science at one of Illinois’ Challenger Learning Centers. This is what’s happening in space this week! NEW! Blue Origin Launch, Thursday, May... Read more »

What's Happening This Week in Space: October 8th, 2018

What's Happening This Week in Space: October 8th, 2018
Winter is approaching, and that means new stars and constellations are beginning to rise in the night sky for you to learn about! There are plenty of opportunities to learn all about stargazing, how to use a telescope, and identifying what you see with the help of amateur and professional astronomers offering public observing sessions... Read more »
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What's Happening This Week in Space: September 10th, 2018

What's Happening This Week in Space: September 10th, 2018
Chicago’s best science museums are all offering free admission days this week, giving you the perfect excuse to explore space! Every event happening this week in space offers an option for everyone in the family. Free Sundays in September MSI, Museum of Science and Industry The Museum of Science and Industry and The Walt Disney... Read more »

What's Happening This Week in Space: August 13th, 2018

What's Happening This Week in Space: August 13th, 2018
Summer might be coming to an end, but there are still plenty of public observing and astronomy events taking place in Chicago. Free admission to one of Chicago’s best museums, observatory tours, and an evening under the stars are all happening this week in space! Yerkes Observatory Tours, Williams Bay, WI, Through October 1st Time... Read more »