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The Cosmic Exploration presentations will begin at 7:30 p.m. and will be followed by a light reception with the opportunity to meet the speaker. The Cosmic Explorations Speaker Series is free; all adults are welcome.


Seminars are held at
The Lunar and Planetary Institute USRA
3600 Bay Area Blvd, Houston


Click here for a pdf map of our location


For more information, please call
281-486-2163 or e-mail CosmicLecture@lpi.usra.edu


Speakers Bureau

Scientists and staff of the Lunar and Planetary Institute (LPI) and the Division of Space Life Sciences (DSLS) are available for presentations to schools, civic groups, and other organizations.


Request a speaker for the Houston region or request a specific LPI/DSLS Speaker

Upcoming Presentations


"Science" on the Silver Screen



Dr. Stanley Love, NASA Johnson Space Center
September 18, 2014


Exploring the Core: The Inside Story

Dr. Walter Kiefer, Lunar and Planetary Institute
November 6, 2014


SETI: Real vs. Reel
Dr. Jill Tarter, SETI Institute
January 29, 2015


Europa Report
Spring 2015


Movie Science: Who Cares If It's Wrong?
Dr. Seth Shostak, SETI Institute
May 7, 2015




Register Now!


Registration for the November 6, 2014 presentation of "Exploring the Core: The Inside Story"
by Dr. Walter Kiefer is now available at http://www.lpi.usra.edu/education/lectures/registration/.




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