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Texas Association for Environmental Education 2015 Fall Conference
The 2015 TAEE Conference will be at the University of Houston-Clear Lake, October 9-10. The theme is Environmental Education Connections, as Formal and Informal Educators connect to support their mutual efforts in Texas.

Sept 3 Free Presentation at the Lunar and Planetary Institute
The Lunar and Planetary Institute invites all inquisitive adults to attend "NASA’s Exploration of Ceres and Pluto: An Update," a presentation by Dr. Paul Schenk of the Lunar and Planetary Institute. This free public presentation on September 3, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. is the first presentation in LPI’s 2015-2016 Cosmic Explorations Speaker Series, "Solar System Exploration Today and Tomorrow."

Celebrate World Space Week 2015
Join educators and space enthusiasts around the world to celebrate World Space Week, Oct. 4-10, 2015. This international event commemorates the beginning of the Space Age with the launch of Sputnik 1 on Oct. 4, 1957.

International Observe the Moon Night
On Sept. 19, 2015, the whole world has the chance to admire and celebrate our moon on International Observe the Moon Night. And you can join in the fun! Check the map of registered observation events to see if an event is being held near you. If not, please consider registering and hosting one and inviting your community.

CosmoQuest / CLSE Google Hangouts
Join CosmoQuest and the LPI-JSC Center for Lunar Science and Exploration (CLSE) the first Tuesday of the month as we chat with folks working with NASA SSERVI (Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute)! Our next Hangout will be July 7th at 7:30pm CT with guest Dr. David Kring, PI for the LPI-JSC SSERVI team, the Center for Lunar Science and Exploration. All Hangouts begin at 5:30pm PT / 6:30pm MT / 7:30pm CT / 8:30pm ET.