Mars the rad planet nightlife calacademy morrison planetarium

For more than 50 years, humans have been sending missions to Mars, hoping to learn as much as we can about this red and dusty planet. But our successes have mostly been very recent. What was it like before the golden age of Mars exploration we are in now? How many failures did we endure throughout the years? Join presenter Mary Holt to explore Mars and some of its past and current robot inhabitants.


  • Planetarium passes are required for the 7:30, 8:30, and 9:30 pm shows.
  • Passes are $3 each and may be purchased online or at the ticket window. Since shows do sell out, we always recommend buying in advance.
  • The 6:30 pm live show is always free. Seats are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Please arrive at the planetarium 15 minutes before your ticketed showtime for seating. We run a tight spaceship!

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