Meteorite Research

Polar Exploration

Science Education

Our mission is to promote the study of planetary science and astronomy with emphasis on meteorites; and to sponsor, encourage, and assist in the physical, astronomical, environmental, and cultural sciences so as to broaden man's knowledge of all phases of the universe.

Fall 2017 PSF News Online

The latest edition of PSF News can be found in the Newsletters area of the site!

PSF 2017 Annual Member Meeting Ballot and Proxy Statement

Members, if you did not receive one in the mail or just wish for an electronic version, please fill out the form for the upcoming elections and votes. Click here for the ballot and proxy. Thank you!

2017 Stargazing Events at Woodbine Bend Golf Course

Looking for a fun activity to do that won't cost any money? Come join the Planetary Studies Foundation as they explain the beauty of the skies and the mesmerizing constellations. This 2017 astronomical year, the Planetary Studies Foundation is proud to partner with Sam Stoddard from the Woodbine Bend Golf Course and Restaurant. Woodbine Bend is best known to have one of the darkest skies locations in Jo Daviess County. This year these stargazing events are on Saturdays May 6, June 17, July 15, September 9 and October 14. Enjoy the evening by bringing your folding chairs, blankets and your imagination as they explore the wondrous skies at dusk. Do not hesitate to bring your own telescope and don't forget to bring your children. If it is raining, this event will be cancelled. These events are free and opened to the public. The Woodbine Bend Golf Course and Restaurant is located at 3500 E. Center Road in Stockton, IL. For more information about these events please contact PSF at (630) 670-3088 or (815) 858-2014.

2017 Summer Workshops

The application form and information for this year's Summer Workshops can now be found on the link to the left. Children ages 7 - 12 are invited to join us learn about the Earth and the cultures that inhabit it.

Choose Planetary Studies Foundation for AmazonSmile

Calling all members, science enthusiasts and shoppers! Make sure to select our organization on Amazon before you shop, it's a great way to donate a little "extra" and it's easy and free for you. Visit and log in to your account. When prompted, enter Planetary Studies Foundation as your charitable organization of choice. You shop like normal and Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible purchase. It's as easy as that!

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