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From Moon to Mars Gala at Clark Planetarium
on October 3, 2019 at 6pm


Click here for tickets to celebrate space and science with us during the Clark Planetarium From Moon to Mars Gala!  Black ties are welcome but not required.  Guests are free to mingle, eat and listen to live music while they place bids on silent auction items.  Later, settle into the Northrop Grumman IMAX Theatre for a live auction and guest speaker.  Tickets are $100 each and are almost sold out so get them while you still can.

6-7:30pm:  Silent auction, cocktails and dinner
7:30pm:  Live auction
8pm:  Guest speaker presentation

Guest Speaker
Jeffrey Hoffman

This exciting event is sure to get your rockets roaring!  Guest speaker, Jeffrey Hoffman PhD will discuss past and future NASA missions.  Hoffman made five flights as a space shuttle astronaut, including the first mission to repair the Hubble Space Telescope in 1993.  He currently teaches aeronautics and astronautics at MIT.  His experiences in space will take you to new heights so don't miss out.  Get tickets today!


auctionEnjoy the gift of giving and receiving!  Gala attendees have the chance to bid on unique items and trip packages that can't be found anywhere else.  The event will have live and silent auctions as well as a streamlined online bidding system you can use right from your phone.  All of the money raised by this event will be used for educational programs in the community.

Opportunity Drawing

Win the ultimate tropical getaway and support Clark Planetarium at the same time!  One lucky person will win a week long tour of the British Virgin Isles on a private catamaran. You and your guests will enjoy 3 private bedrooms/baths to accommodate up to 6 people. Tickets are $50 each and we are limiting sales to 200 tickets total.  Click here to purchase a ticket.

Fine Dining

foodGala Guests will be wowed with the fine dining flavors of Salt Lake City.  The evening will be full of tasty treats sure to satisfy your sweet tooth and your appetite.  A band will also be playing live music with classic space tunes and fun ambient instrumental music.


All donations to Clark Planetarium go back into the community through educational programs that inspire Utah's youth to explore STEM fields.  Clark Planetarium’s mission is to create and present enlightening experiences that inspire wonder in learning about space and science and to promote greater public awareness of the science in our daily lives.  Click here to make a donation today.

Gala Photos