Adler Planetarium


Welcome to the Adler's Blogs! Adler Transmissions provides you with the latest news and views from Adler's astronomers, curators, partners, and programming staff. From Earth to distant planets and beyond, This Week in Space discusses the latest discoveries and accomplisments in science, space, and technology.

The Cutting Edge of Space Exploration is Happening in your Own Backyard

Whether you realized it or not, space exploration has become not only global but local.


At the Intersection of Science and Art

The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA) invited Adler Planetarium scientists to share new insights and perspectives on exhibitions at the MCA.  


Adler's People-Powered Space Program

Far Horizons is the Adler Planetarium's people-powered space program. For over 7 years we have launched high altitude balloons into the stratosphere for the purpose of education, experimentation and inspiration.