Author Archives: Linda Chappell

Happy Earth Day!


Today, April 22, is Earth Day. First celebrated in 1970, the event is now coordinated globally by the Earth Day Network. Their year-round mission is to ”broaden, diversify and activate the environmental movement worldwide, through a combination of education, public policy, and consumer campaigns.” Find out more online.

SkyFest on May 9 – The Dawn Mission Arrives at Ceres


Join us at the Lunar and Planetary Institute on Saturday, May 9, from 7:30 – 9:30 pm for the next SkyFest event, “i C Ceres: The Dawn Mission Arrives at Ceres.” There will be hands-on activities, and, with assistance from the JSC Astronomical Society, there will be viewing of the night sky. The event is free and open to explorers of all ages, but children must be accompanied by a responsible parent or adult the entire time they are visiting the LPI.