Earth and Space Open House

September 27, 2019

Earth and Space Open House

Please join us for the Fall 2019 Earth & Space Open House! RSVP TODAY

What's Earth & Space Open House all about?

There are tons of exciting things to do and see at Open House. Explore and interact with state-of-the-art science exhibits in the Gallery of Scientific Exploration. Listen to a captivating public lecture by ASU Earth scientist, Professor Manoo Shirzaei. Immerse yourself in space with 3D 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!

Event Schedule

6:30pm: Doors open
6:45pm: 3-D Planetarium Show*
7:30-9:30pm: Telescopes open for public viewing
7:40pm: Keynote Lecture with Professor Manoo Shirzaei
8:50pm: 3-D Planetarium Show*
9:30pm: Event ends

About the Speaker

Dr. Shirzaei leads the Radar Remote Sensing and Tectonic geodesy Lab (RaTLab), which conducts interdisciplinary research covering a broad spectrum of geophysical, hydrological and industrial processes.
*The two 3-D Planetarium Shows and Keynote Lecture 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.


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.

Do I need to arrive early?

Guests are NOT recommended to arrive early as the doors to the building will only be open at 6:30pm when the event begins.