On a journey designed to delight and educate, discover leading science sites, from Caltech to SpaceX. Stargaze at the world-famous Griffith Observatory, nestled in the Hollywood Hills overlooking Los Angeles. At the historic Mt. Wilson Observatory, see one-of-a-kind telescopes and enjoy a wine tasting. Have special access to the Hale Solar Laboratory, which is not open to the general public. At the Huntington Library, view the original manuscript for Benjamin Franklin's Autobiography.
Get to know astronomy experts including Franklin Institute Awards Laureates. In addition, visit private spaceflight company SpaceX, take a special tour the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory at Caltech, and go behind the scenes at the California Science Center to see the Endeavour shuttle up close. Accommodations for four nights are at the historic Langham Huntington in lovely Pasadena.