The Adler Planetarium

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    The Adler Planetarium operates as a museum, laboratory, classroom, and community for exploring the Universe. The Company offers interactive exhibitions, live planetarium shows, hands-on, and minds-on STEM education programs.
    TypePrivate
    Founded1930
    HQChicago, US
    Websiteadlerplanetarium.org
    Employee Ratings3.1

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    Employees (est.) (Jun 2020)183(-15%)

    Key People/Management at The Adler Planetarium

    Erin Wilson

    Erin Wilson

    Senior Director of Marketing
    Michael P. Kelly

    Michael P. Kelly

    Board Member
    Andrew Johnston

    Andrew Johnston

    Vice President of Astronomy & Collections
    Kate Brueggemann

    Kate Brueggemann

    Vice President of Development
    Chris Comerford

    Chris Comerford

    Vice President, Enterprise Strategy & Solutions/CIO
    Michelle B. Larson

    Michelle B. Larson

    President and CEO
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    The Adler Planetarium Office Locations

    The Adler Planetarium has an office in Chicago
    Chicago, US (HQ)
    1300 S Lake Shore Dr
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    Founding Date

    1930

    The Adler Planetarium Online and Social Media Presence

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    When a Crisis Hits, Remember What Capt. Lovell Said

    Header Image: Senior Writer Aubrey Henretty interviews Captain Lovell in 2016. It was the second week at home when I remembered what Capt. Lovell said about surviving Apollo 13. The first week had been a blur of stress-cleaning, stress-cardio, hyperproductivity, and Apocalypse Lentil Soup. I am an a…

    Betelgeuse: A Supernova in the Works

    Header Image: The spotty surface of Betelgeuse. Image Credit: Xavier Haubois (Observatoire de Paris) et al. Did you know that 32 supernovae take place in our universe every second? That’s three million supernovae each day and one billion supernovae each year! A supernova is the biggest explosion kno…

    Adler Skywatch: April 2020

    Happy April, stargazers! The closest supermoon of the year takes place this month, April 2020. Supermoon is a nickname that describes a Full Moon that occurs within 10% of its closest approach to Earth. Astronomers refer to supermoons as a perigean Full Moon. The April 7th Full Moon is just under 22…

    Google Hangouts, Dance Parties, At-Home Clothes…Oh My!

    How Adler Staff is Staying Connected During These “Unprecedented Times” Header Image: Staff members of the Adler Planetarium marketing team posing with newly branded Adler sweatshirts in January 2020. On a cosmic scale, there is very little distance between us. However, when you’re used to collabora…

    Inside Apollo 13

    Header Image: Apollo 13 crew returning home after their ocean landing. Image Credit: NASA This year marks the 50th anniversary of the harrowing Apollo 13 Mission. We sat down with our friend Captain. James A. Lovell, Jr., to talk about this experience. Fifty years ago, the flight of Apollo 13 grippe…

    Mapping Historic Skies with Zooniverse

    Header Image: Constellation being classified from the Mapping Historic Skies project. Mapping Historic Skies Team: Jessica BrodeFrank, Pedro Raposo, Sam Blickhan, Becky Rother, and Cliff Johnson. The Adler Planetarium opened its new exhibit, Chicago’s Night Sky, in November 2019. This exhibit featur…
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    The Adler Planetarium Frequently Asked Questions

    • When was The Adler Planetarium founded?

      The Adler Planetarium was founded in 1930.

    • Who are The Adler Planetarium key executives?

      The Adler Planetarium's key executives are Erin Wilson, Michael P. Kelly and Andrew Johnston.

    • How many employees does The Adler Planetarium have?

      The Adler Planetarium has 183 employees.

    • Who are The Adler Planetarium competitors?

      Competitors of The Adler Planetarium include EBCG, The Royal Society of Chemistry and Cirque du Soleil.

    • Where is The Adler Planetarium headquarters?

      The Adler Planetarium headquarters is located at 1300 S Lake Shore Dr, Chicago.

    • Where are The Adler Planetarium offices?

      The Adler Planetarium has an office in Chicago.

    • How many offices does The Adler Planetarium have?

      The Adler Planetarium has 1 office.