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May 31, 2019, 10:07 ET Chicago's Adler Planetarium Asking Public to Share their Inspirational Stories and Memories in Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing

The Apollo 11 mission landed on the Moon on July 20, 1969. Fifty years later, we celebrate the bold, collaborative efforts of Apollo 11 and imagine...


Mar 23, 2018, 10:51 ET Adler Planetarium Launches "Letters to Lovell" Campaign In Honor of Astronaut Jim Lovell's 90th Birthday

On March 25, 2018, American hero and former NASA astronaut Captain Jim Lovell will celebrate his 90th birthday. As a veteran of four spaceflights, he ...


May 15, 2013, 12:29 ET Cosmic Wonder Opening Day Celebration May 17th -- Wonder, Observe, Discover At The Adler This Summer

Celebrate the opening of the Adler's new show Cosmic Wonder and the summer-long programming, 100 Days of Wonder, with free solar observing (weather...


Apr 25, 2013, 10:25 ET Experience The Night Sky Like Never Before At The Adler

This summer, take an exciting journey of discovery as the world's most technologically advanced dome theater transforms into a virtual observatory....


Dec 12, 2012, 06:00 ET Adler Planetarium Names Michelle B. Larson New President

The Board of Trustees of the Adler Planetarium has elected accomplished astrophysicist and experienced academic leader Michelle B. Larson, PhD, as...


Apr 23, 2012, 02:55 ET Travel A Billion Light-Years and Back In the Newest Space Adventure at Chicago's Adler Planetarium

On May 25, 2012, take a mind-blowing tour of the Universe like no other at the Adler Planetarium. Welcome to the Universe is the next adventure...


Apr 25, 2011, 02:22 ET This Summer, Adler Planetarium Unveils the Grainger Sky Theater, the Most Technologically Advanced Theater in the World

On Friday, July 8, the Adler Planetarium will reveal a new, immersive space experience like no other in the world! Deep Space Adventure takes you...


Mar 17, 2011, 11:54 ET Space Shuttle Chicago, National Treasure for World-Class City

Today the Adler Planetarium released a rendering of the state-of-the-art glass pavilion and learning center it would build to house a Space Shuttle...


Jan 11, 2010, 05:43 ET Last Call for Entries for Adler, ComEd 'Shoot for the Moon' Essay Contest

The countdown is underway for the 4th annual Shoot for the Moon contest, sponsored by ComEd and the Adler Planetarium. The contest asks students and...