Public Involvement & Activities
Solar System Ambassadors
Do you want to share your enthusiasm and knowledge about space exploration and Earth science? The Solar System Ambassador Program is designed to work with motivated volunteers across the U.S.
JPL's Informal Education Department has created this alliance to assure that museums, science centers, planetaria and other informal education organizations have ready access to news, image products, schedules and professional development for JPL's missions. Over 400 organizations are currently partners in the Museum Alliance.
Open House 2011 was a success with over 38,000 attendees!
JPL Open House
This free, popular event took place on a Saturday, May 14th and Sunday, May 15th. Visitors saw demonstrations and spacecraft models, watched movies about recent space mission events and talked to NASA/JPL scientists and engineers.
Check out the photos from the event
Von Karman Lecture Series
This monthly lecture series features different JPL scienThis monthly lecture series features JPL scientists and engineers discussing NASA missions and robotics. The lectures are free and held at JPL. It is also available via webcast.
Lecture topics and schedule
Help scientists understand the surfaces of solar system bodies by identifying and measuring the diameter of craters on Mars and asteroid Eros.