Space Events in Dallas-Fort Worth-Denton Metroplex (Texas)

AT&T Performing Arts Center presents Captain Scott Kelly: History making NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly will be speaking at Winspear Opera House in Dallas on Thursday, January 23, 2020 at 7:30pm. Get your tickets here:

Private Astronaut and CEO of X-Prize (and co-sponsor of Ansari X-Prize) Anousheh Ansari will be speaking at MCL Grand in Lewisville, Texas on January 30, 2020 at 7:00pm. Get your tickets here:

“On the History, Threats, and Future Outlook of GPS”: Richard D. Easton will be speaking about GPS on February 1 (Saturday) in Dallas. More info:

International Space Development Conference 2020 is happening in Embassy Suites by Hilton Dallas-Frisco Hotel & Convention Center on May 28-31, 2020. Several high-profile speakers are expected including:

  • NASA Astronaut Dr. Peggy A Whitson
  • Juno Team, Team members from NASA’s Juno Mission to Jupiter
  • Dr. Phil Plait, The Bad Astronomer
  • Dr. Marc Rayman, Director/Chief Engineer, NASA’s Dawn Mission to Vesta/Ceres

More information/Registration: (Speaker list/Schedule not fully updated yet)

SpaceVision 2020, annual conference of Students for the Exploration and Development of Space (SEDS) – USA is being hosted by SEDS-UNT chapter in Denton on October 22-24, 2020.

More information/Registration: (Website still not updated with 2020 information)


NSS of North Texas Monthly Meetings every month on 2nd Sunday at 3:30 pm at Spring Creek BBQ on Beltine & 183 in Irving, TX. Visit for more details.

DFW Tap Talks: Monthly informal talks by scientists in local breweries around DFW. The topics for 2020:

Star Parties by UNT Rafes Urban Astronomy Center:

Star Parties by Fort Worth Astronomical Society:

Star Parties by Texas Astronomical Society of Dallas: See under “TAS Recurring Star Parties” section on their website: