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Sky Fest

The Lunar and Planetary Institute, with assistance from the JSC Astronomical Society, offers SkyFest at the Lunar and Planetary Institute about four times a year. SkyFest is open to explorers of all ages, and includes hands-on activities as well as viewing through telescopes (weather permitting).

Please note: Each minor must be accompanied by a responsible parent or adult the entire time they are visiting the LPI.


International Observe the Moon Night
October 8, 2016
7:00–9:00 p.m.

Where to go:
The Institute is located at Universities Space Research Association, 3600 Bay Area Boulevard, Houston, TX 77058. A map of the region and the LPI location is available for download.


NASA's Spot the Station
When will the International Space Station (ISS) fly over your city? NASA's Spot the Station widget will tell you what day and time the ISS will be visible from your location. Below is information for the Houston, Texas area. You can sign up for e-mail or mobile text alerts and be notified of opportunities to watch the ISS fly overhead!

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