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AWARD: Chabot Space And Science Center staff astronomer Conrad Jung has been awarded the 2019 G. Bruce Blair medal from the Western Amateur Astronomers.– September 10, 2019

Chabot astronomer Conrad Jung is the recipient of the Western Amateur Astronomers 2019 G. Bruce Blair Medal.


PERSEID METEOR SHOWER: Chabot Space & Science Center offers viewing of Perseid Meteor Shower with astronomers available.– August 8, 2019

The public is invited to enjoy the Perseid Meteor Shower from the Chabot Observatory Deck with staff astronomers available to answer questions.


BUBBLEFEST: Chabot Space & Science Center hosts first annual Bubblefest August 17, 10 a.m – 5 p.m. August 6, 2019

Bubblefest features bubble shows from renowned artists, live music, DIY bubble wand making and more bubble activities for all ages.


LUMINOUS MOON: Chabot Space & Science Center, in partnership with NASA’s Ames Research Center, presents new exhibition, Luminous Moon, June 22 – September 8, 2019– May 22, 2019

Chabot Space and Science Center partners with NASA’s Ames Research Center to create stunning new exhibition exploring the Moon from many unique perspectives.


CHABOT SATELLITE ACADEMY: Chabot Space & Science Center and Hillcrest School in Oakland Partner to Embed Science Learning in a Museum Setting– May 1, 2019

Students become citizen scientists through hands-on learning in a year-long pilot program that expands STEM education beyond the classroom during school hours.


APOLLO 11 50TH ANNIVERSARY: Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing with a month of Moon-themed events this July at Chabot Space and Science Center– April 24, 2019

Chabot will have a variety of events to commemorate the historic Apollo 11 landing on July 20, 1969. New Exhibition – Luminous Moon. Also, Lunar First Friday, Full Moon Hike and More!


Past News

Spend the summer at Chabot with new experiences for all ages– April 23, 2019

Unwrap The Universe This Season – November 17, 2018

Bill Nye and Annie Campbell Washington to be honored at Starlight Gala 2018 – October 17, 2018

Girl Scouts Astronomy & Space Badge Program 10.17.18 – October 17, 2018

Exhibit Going The Distance, Our Reach Into Space opens October 6– September 18, 2018

Chabot Announces New Artist in Residence Program – November 17, 2017