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Earth and Space Open House I

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Interdisciplinary Science and Technology Building IV

ASU School of Earth and Space Exploration

781 E Terrace Mall

Tempe, AZ 85287

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Join ASU's School of Earth & Space Exploration for our first Earth & Space Open House of the Fall semester featuring keynote speaker, Dr. Michael Line.

What's Earth & Space Open House all about?

There are tons of exciting things to do and see at our Open House events. Explore and interact with state-of-the-art science exhibits in the Gallery of Scientific Exploration. Listen to a captivating public lecture by ASU scientist, Dr. Michael Line. Immerse yourself in space with 3-D planetarium shows in the Marston Exploration Theater. When the skies outside are clear, stargaze through telescopes and learn about the night sky. Talk with experts in astrobiology, earthquakes, the Moon, Mars, meteorites, geology, space exploration, cosmology and much more. And participate in a huge variety of hands-on science activities for all ages--some of which you can even take home!

Planning on joining us?

ASU Earth and Space Open House will always happen, rain or shine.
And as always, admission is FREE!

What all can I do at the Open House?
  • Come see the winter sky and view exciting celestial objects through our telescopes with the ASU Astronomy Club!
  • Learn about Earth and its rocks with the GeoClub!
  • Touch a rock from outer space! Stop by the Center for Meteorite Studies on the second floor!
  • View our out-of-this-world poster display!
  • Have a question about the universe? Ask an astronomer!
  • Find out all about the moon by stopping by the LROC table!
  • See a full-scale replica of the Curiosity Rover currently on Mars! And find out about the latest news about what is happening on the Red Planet!
  • Make your own alien at the astrobiology table! But there's more to astrobiology than just aliens ... Learn about the real science astrobiologists do!
  • See how scientists measure earthquakes!
  • Put on 3-D glasses and zoom through the cosmos with us!
  • And much more!

For more details please visit us online: openhouse.sese.asu.edu


Event Schedule

6:15pm: Doors open
6:45pm: 3-D Planetarium Show*
7:00-9:30pm: Telescopes open for public viewing
7:40pm: Keynote Lecture featuring Dr. Michael Line (Marston Exploration Theater)
8:50pm: 3-D Planetarium Show*
9:30pm: Event ends

*The two 3-D Planetarium Shows will be held in the Marston Exploration Theater. Please note that seating is first come, first served. Doors to the Marston Exploration Theater will open 5 minutes before the start of each show and the theater will be cleared-out following each presentation.

About the Speaker: Dr. Line is an Assistant Professor in the School of Earth and Space Exploration at ASU. He earned his Ph.D. in Planetary Science in 2013 at Caltech and was a post-doctoral researcher at University of California-Santa Cruz, followed by a Hubble fellowship at NASA Ames. His research interests mainly focus on the characterization of extrasolar planet and substellar atmospheres.


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What are my parking options?

ASU's Interdisciplinary Science and Technology Building IV (ISTB 4), the home of the School of Earth and Space Exploration (map), is located near the intersection of Rural and Terrace Road in Tempe on the east side of campus. This seven-story structure is ASU’s largest research facility, and is accessible on foot via Orange Street and McAllister Ave. If arriving by Light Rail, exit at the University and Rural Road stop.

Parking is available inside the Rural Road parking structure just east of ISTB4. From the parking structure, walk west and enter ISTB4 through the glass doors on the north side of the building. Please note that a parking fee is $3/hour and is charged upon exiting the parking structure. There is additional pay parking directly south of ISTB 4 available for $2/hour. There is an automated payment registration kiosk on the parking lot's west side (the corner near the building).

Do I need to arrive early?

Guests are NOT recommended to arrive early as the doors to the building will only be open at 6:15pm when the event begins.

Want more info?

Email us at astopenhouse@gmail.com or leave us a comment by clicking here!

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