Science & Innovation in the Golden State: Los Angeles & Pasadena

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  • Start Date May 13 2020   End Date May 17 2020

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Lecturer
Derrick H. Pitts
The Franklin Institute
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Explore world-famous observatories and science sites in Southern California with renowned astronomer Derrick Pitts.

On a journey designed to delight and educate, discover leading science sites, from Caltech to SpaceX. Stargaze at the world-famous Griffith Observatory, nestled in the Hollywood Hills overlooking Los Angeles. At the historic Mt. Wilson Observatory, see one-of-a-kind telescopes and enjoy a wine tasting. Have special access to the Hale Solar Laboratory, which is not open to the general public. At the Huntington Library, view the original manuscript for Benjamin Franklin's Autobiography.

Get to know astronomy experts including Franklin Institute Awards Laureates. In addition, visit private spaceflight company SpaceX, take a special tour the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory at Caltech, and go behind the scenes at the California Science Center to see the Endeavour shuttle up close. Accommodations for four nights are at the historic Langham Huntington in lovely Pasadena.

 
Program Rates From:
$3,999
Summary
• Enjoy special access to SpaceX, which was founded in 2002 to revolutionize space technology, with an insider
• Visit the Huntington Library for an exclusive viewing of one of Benjamin Franklin's manuscripts
•Take a private tour with a staff member at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech), and experience a special visit to the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
• Stargaze during exclusive receptions at Mt. Wilson and Griffith Observatories
• Explore the historic Hale Solar Labs during a private visit
Program Rates From:
$3,999
Summary
• Enjoy special access to SpaceX, which was founded in 2002 to revolutionize space technology, with an insider
• Visit the Huntington Library for an exclusive viewing of one of Benjamin Franklin's manuscripts
•Take a private tour with a staff member at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech), and experience a special visit to the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
• Stargaze during exclusive receptions at Mt. Wilson and Griffith Observatories
• Explore the historic Hale Solar Labs during a private visit

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