NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) Tour
Take part in this in-person tour of the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory! The 2.5 hour educational group tour generally includes a multimedia presentation that provides an overview of the activities and accomplishments of the JPL, entitled "Journey to the Planets and Beyond." Participants may also visit the von Karman Visitor Center, the Space Flight Operations Facility, and the Spacecraft Assembly Facility. Please note that the tour includes approximately 1 mile of walking, including multiple flights of stairs. Bus transportation will be provided. Space is limited and pre-registration is required, as JPL requires we provide a roster well in advance. To meet this requirement, the deadline to register for the tour is 7 June 2023. Please also see the note below about required identification documentation.
Space is limited to 50 participants, and pre-registration is required by June 7, 2023. You can register for this lab tour using the Earth Educators' Rendezvous registration form (field trips section). The cost for this tour is $50 and includes transportation to and from JPL.
Please note these requirements from the JPL:
- All US citizens 18 years of age or older visiting JPL MUST present official, government-issued photo identification, such as a driver's license or passport, before being allowed entry.
- Anyone not on our approved roster will not be admitted on to the facility. We are unable to make substitutions on the roster.
- All non-US citizens (Foreign Nationals) 18 years of age or older MUST present either a passport or resident visa (green card) before being allowed entry. Individuals without the appropriate identification will NOT be admitted to the facility.
- The tour includes considerable walking and stair climbing. Dress comfortably and appropriately for the weather. Wheelchairs can be accommodated (but not provided) with prior notice. Cameras are allowed on the tour. While a small personal item can be brought on tour, please refrain from bringing any large items, such as duffle bags and suitcases. *Note: All tours are conducted in English*