Education and
Public Engagement
at the Lunar and Planetary Institute

Sky Fest

The Lunar and Planetary Institute, with assistance from the JSC Astronomical Society, offers Sky Fest at the Lunar and Planetary Institute about four times a year. Sky Fest 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.

To receive emails with announcements for these events, please subscribe to LPI’s Email Newsletters and select Sky Fest Family Events at LPI.



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InSight Mission to Mars

May 5, 2018
8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.


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!