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.

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.

Breaking the Ice

Have you ever wonder what it would be like to take a cruise to Antarctica? Come join Elizabeth resident Dr. Christina Hollis as she shares her adventure to the continent farthest down under on the National Geographic Explorer ship. The pictures and videos that she would like to share are spectacular. See steel blue icebergs, humpback whales, variety of mischievous penguins, arrogant seals and deserted whaling camps. This program will take place at the Planetary Studies Foundation Earth and Space Science Museum, 115 N. Main Street on Friday evening, March 17 at 7:00 p.m. This cost of this event is free for Planetary Studies members and $5.00 for others.

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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