Space Events

If you know of a space event that is happening in the Houston area please email nathan.price@gmail.com.

The following list is compiled from many sources including:

EVENT: Monday, October 14, 2019 – 1:30-3PM – Space Center Houston – The Impact of Apollo, Today and Tomorrow – Panelists include retired NASA flight director Wayne Hale, retired astronaut Tom Jones, Smithsonian museum curator Jennifer Levasseur and will be moderated by retired astronaut Michael Lopez-Alegria. https://spacecenter.org/event/astronaut-week/?event_date=2019-10-14

EVENT: Monday, October 14, 2019 – 3:30-5PM – Space Center Houston –
Panelists include Dr. John Charles, Dr. Richard Jennings, Dr. Oleg Kotov, Dr. Andre Kuipers, Dr. Sue Bloomfield, and Dr. Bonnie Dunbar will be the moderator. ( https://spacecenter.org/event/astronaut-week/?event_date=2019-10-14 )

EVENT: Monday, October 14, 2019 – 4:30-9:25 PM – Space Center Houston – Home School Day plus Stars & STEM https://tickets.spacecenter.org/webstore/shop/viewItems.aspx?cg=hsdcg&c=HSDSS

LAUNCH: Monday, October 14, 2019 – window: 6PM-11PM – Electron – “As the Crow Flies” Launch Complex 1, Mahia Peninsula, New Zealand (https://spaceflightnow.com/launch-schedule/)Live Streaming: https://www.rocketlabusa.com/live-stream

EVENT: Tuesday, October 15, 2019 – Space Center Houston – Home School Day https://spacecenter.org/event/home-school-day/?event_date=2019-10-15

EVENT: Tuesday, October 15, 2019 – 10AM – Noon – Space Center Houston – Live Stream Presentation – The Apollo Experience –
Panelists include Apollo astronauts Tom Stafford, Walt Cunningham, Rusty Scweickart and Fred Haise, former JSC director George Abbey, former flight director Gerry Griffin and current JSC director Mark Geyer. (https://spacecenter.org/event/astronaut-week/?event_date=2019-10-14)

EVENT: Tuesday, October 15, 2019 – 2-3:30PM – Space Center Houston – Forward to the Moon – Dan Hartman, Alexander Gerst, Sergei Krikalev, Koichi Wakata, Tim Braithwaite, and Ken Bowersox will be the moderator (
https://spacecenter.org/event/astronaut-week/?event_date=2019-10-14 )

EVENT: Tuesday, October 15, 2019 – 4-5:30PM – Space Center Houston –
The Next 50 Years – Challenges for Future Exploration –
Panelists will include Haitham Abdulaziz, Stephen Clarke, Dr. Ronaold Litchford, Dr. Dennis Whyte, David Poston, Steven Bowen and Franklin Chang-Diaz. Steve Oswald will be the moderator (https://spacecenter.org/event/astronaut-week/?event_date=2019-10-14)

EVENT: Tuesday, October 15, 2019 – 7-8PM – Rice University – 2019 Cosmology and Astro-particle Physics Lecture – Rocky Kolb – “THE INNER SPACE OF THE QUANTUM AND THE OUTER SPACE OF THE COSMOS” SPEAKER:  Rocky Kolb, The University of Chicago (https://events.rice.edu/#!view/event/date/20191015/event_id/57688)

EVENT: Wednesday, October 16, 2019 – 11AM-Noon – Space Center Houston – From Air to Space – Panel of NASA Johnson Space Center airmen as well as General Stephen W. “Seve” Wilson who is Vice Chief of Staff of the U.S. Air Force, Arlington, Va. As Vice Chief, Wilson presides over the Air Staff and serves as a member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Requirements Oversight Council and Deputy Advisory Working Group. He assists the Chief of Staff with organizing, training, and equipping of 685,000 active-duty, Guard, Reserve and civilian forces serving in the United States and overseas. Panelists will also include Col. Raja Chari, Lt. Col. Bob Hines, Lt. Col. Chas Tacheny, Maj. Craig Murphy and Capt. Chris Jordan.
(https://spacecenter.org/event/astronaut-week/?event_date=2019-10-14)

EVENT: Wednesday, October 16, 2019- 1PM – Space Center Houston – Astronauts from Around the World – Helen Sharman, Cady Coleman, Koichi Wakata, Dumitru-Dorin Prunariu, and moderated by Dr. John Charles
(https://spacecenter.org/event/astronaut-week/?event_date=2019-10-14)


EVENT: Wednesday, October 16, 2019 – 7PM – Space Center Houston – “Astronauts from Around the World” – https://spacecenter.org/event/thought-leader-series/

EVENT: Thursday, October 17, 2019 – 3:30PM – Lunar and Planetary Institute – Apollo in Real Time – How Apollo History is Helping to Pave the Way for NASA’s Future – Benjamin F. Feist – https://www.lpi.usra.edu/seminars/

EVENT: Thursday, October 17, 2019 – 7PM – Rice University – From Here to Mars: How the year-long ISS Mission and the ‘Twins Study’ moved us closer to the red planet – John B. Charles, Ph.D. – Scientist-in-Residence, Space Center Houston Space Life Sciences Consultant – Location: BioScience Research Collaborative -2nd Floor Lecture Room 280 – Rice University; 6:30 – Reception; 7 PM lecture. (http://spacefrontiers.rice.edu)

DEADLINE: Oct 16, 2019 NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars Program (https://nas.okstate.edu/ncas/)

EVENT: Saturday, October 19, 2019 – 8AM-10AM – Space Center Houston – Sensory Friendly Events – https://spacecenter.org/event/sensory-friendly/

EVENT: Saturday, October 19, 2019 – Deaf Day at Space Center Houston –
https://spacecenter.org/exploration-events/

DEADLINE: Oct 23, 2019 Texas High School Aerospace Scholars Program (https://nas.okstate.edu/has/)


EVENT: Nov 1, 2019 – 6:30PM – Houston Astronomical Society monthly meeting (https://www.astronomyhouston.org/ )

EVENT: Saturday, Nov 2, 2019 – 2:00-4:00 PM – Barbara Bush Library – Monthly NSS North Houston Space Society Meeting. Featured Speakers: Tom Rowan – Mechanical Engineer – worked on Apollo 11. and Yash Chandramouli – Matthew Isakowitz Fellow.

EVENT: Nov 2, 2019 – 7-9PM – Stargazing with Houston Astronomical Society at Discover Green (https://www.discoverygreen.com/1632845)

EVENT: Nov 2-3, 2019 – FIRST LEGO League – Camp In at Space Center Houston – https://spacecenter.org/first/first-lego-league-camp-in/

DEADLINE: November 4, 2019 (Ages 4-12): Art contests with 12 themes. Winner of each theme will be in the 2020 Commercial Crew Children’s Artwork Calendar – https://www.nasa.gov/sites/default/files/atoms/files/2019-ccp_childrens_planner_artwork_form_508.pdf

DEADLINE: Nov 05, 2019 Spring 2020 NASA Internships (https://intern.nasa.gov/)

DEADLINE: Nov 12, 2019 Brooke Owens Fellowship (http://www.brookeowensfellowship.org/)

DEADLINE: Nov 15, 2019 Space For Humanity – Citizen Astronaut Application (https://www.spaceforhumanity.org/application-hub)

EVENT: Nov. 15-16 – New Worlds 2019 – Austin, TX –
https://earthlightfoundation.org/newworlds/

EVENT: November 20-21, 2019 -George R. Brown Convention Center –
SpaceCom Expo (https://spacecomexpo.com/about/)

DEADLINE: Dec. 2, 2019 – Matthew Isakowitz Fellowship (https://matthewisakowitzfellowship.org/)

DEADLINE: December 9, 2019 – The Science Ambassador Scholarship (
A full-tuition scholarship for a woman in science, technology, engineering, or math.) https://www.scienceambassadorscholarship.org/

EVENT: December 9, 2019 – Space Center Houston – Galaxy Lights featuring reduced stimulation – https://spacecenter.org/event/galaxy-lights-featuring-reduced-stimulation/?event_date=2019-12-09

EVENT: Saturday, December 14, 2019 – 2:00-4:00 PM – Barbara Bush Library – Monthly NSS North Houston Space Society Meeting. Featured Speaker: Trent Martin from Intuitive Machines

EVENT: Saturday, January 4, 2020- 2:00-4:00 PM – Barbara Bush Library – Monthly NSS North Houston Space Society Meeting.

DEADLINE: January 6, 2020 – Lunar and Planetary Institute Internship Program – The LPI invites undergraduates with at least 50 semester hours of credit to participate in cutting-edge research in the lunar and planetary sciences as a summer intern. The 10-week program begins June 1, 2020 and ends August 7, 2020. Selected students will receive a $6300.00 stipend; in addition, U.S. students receive a $1000.00 travel stipend and foreign nationals receive a $1500.00 foreign travel reimbursement. (https://www.lpi.usra.edu/features/100819/interns )

EVENT: Saturday, February 1, 2020 – 2:00-4:00 PM – Barbara Bush Library – Monthly NSS North Houston Space Society Meeting. Featured Speaker: Alex Stuckey – Science Reporter for the Houston Chronicle

EVENT: Saturday, March 7, 2020 – 2:00-4:00 PM – Barbara Bush Library – Monthly NSS North Houston Space Society Meeting. Featured Speaker: Kaci Heins – University Director at Space Center Houston.

EVENT: March 3-22, 2020 – NRG Park, Houston, TX – Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo ( https://www.rodeohouston.com/)

EVENT: March 16-20, 2020 – The Woodlands, TX – 51st Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (https://www.hou.usra.edu/meetings/lpsc2020/ )

EVENT: Saturday, April 4, 2020- 2:00-4:00 PM – Barbara Bush Library – Monthly NSS North Houston Space Society Meeting.

EVENT: Saturday, May 2, 2020- 2:00-4:00 PM – Barbara Bush Library – Monthly NSS North Houston Space Society Meeting.

EVENT: May 22-24, 2020 – George R. Brown Convention Center – Comicpalooza (https://www.comicpalooza.com/ )

EVENT: May 28-31, 2020 – Dallas, TX – International Space Development Conference (ISDC) 2020 – https://isdc2020.nss.org/

EVENT: Saturday, June 6, 2020- 2:00-4:00 PM – Barbara Bush Library – Monthly NSS North Houston Space Society Meeting.

EVENT: Saturday, July 11, 2020- 2:00-4:00 PM – Barbara Bush Library – Monthly NSS North Houston Space Society Meeting.

EVENT: Saturday, August 1, 2020- 2:00-4:00 PM – Barbara Bush Library – Monthly NSS North Houston Space Society Meeting.

EVENT: Saturday, September 5, 2020- 2:00-4:00 PM – Barbara Bush Library – Monthly NSS North Houston Space Society Meeting.

EVENT: Saturday, October 3, 2020- 2:00-4:00 PM – Barbara Bush Library – Monthly NSS North Houston Space Society Meeting.

EVENT: October 12-16, 2020 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 71st International Astronautical Congress (IAC) – http://iac2020.org/

EVENT: Saturday, November 7, 2020- 2:00-4:00 PM – Barbara Bush Library – Monthly NSS North Houston Space Society Meeting.

EVENT: Saturday, December 12, 2020- 2:00-4:00 PM – Barbara Bush Library – Monthly NSS North Houston Space Society Meeting.