PSF meets its educational goals thanks to a generous grant from the William and Valerie Anders Foundation.
PSF closes its Earth & Space Science Museum to put more emphasis on meteorite research and creates a virtual museum experience.
PSF receives the donation of the enormous Christina Hollis Meteorite Collection, originally amassed by Conrad Wragg.
PSF honors its members Bill Anders and Jim Lovell on the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 8 mission that took them (along with Mission Commander Frank Borman) to the moon on December 21, 1968.
PSF donates the James M. DuPont Meteorite Collection to the Yale Peabody Museum in New Haven, Connecticut.
PSF Members from all over the country view the 2017 Total Solar Eclipse from many different locations across the United States.
PSF receives a $200,000 grant from the Willow Springs Charitable Trust in support of our "Science in a Changing World" project.
PSF opens the Earth & Space Science Museum on Main Street in Elizabeth, IL, to showcase its extensive collection of space memorabilia, meteorites, and geological specimens.
The combined PSF and James M. DuPont meteorite collections reach a new milestone with 2,000 distinct, individual specimens, making it one of the top 10 largest collections in the world.
PSF completes their "Stairway to the Heavens" project, offering visitors a more convenient way to access the 1876 Banwarth House & Museum.
PSF receives a $10,000.00 donation from The Willow Springs Foundation toward the construction of our future observatory.
1876 Banwarth House & Museum begins weekly scheduled programs.
PSF begins partnerships with the JETS Observatory in Freeport, IL.
PSF involvement with the April 14th fall of the Mifflin, Wisconsin meteorite.
PSF begins partnership with the Apple River Fort State Historic Site Astronomy programs.
Grand opening of 1876 Banwarth House & Museum.
Purchase of the 1876 Banwarth House in Elizabeth, IL (new PSF Headquarters).
PSF participation in the Tawani International Antarctic Expedition.
PSF pledges its meteorite collections to the Field Museum of Natural History in order to establish the Robert A. Pritzker Center for Meteoritics and Polar Studies.
PSF enters into partnership with the Challenger Learning Center of Woodstock, IL.
PSF enters into a research partnership for Polar Studies with the University of Innsbruck, Austria.
PSF moves into a new central office in Crystal Lake, IL.
PSF undertakes a third Antarctic scientific expedition to the Pecora Escarpment and to the South Pole in a continued effort to collect meteorites and ice samples for the study of microorganisms.
A second Antarctic expedition to the Thiel Mountains and to the South Pole takes PSF in search for meteorites and microorganisms.
PSF conducts a geological and solar eclipse expedition to Turkey with 32 participants.
PSF enters into a a meteorite research partnership with NASA's George C. Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, AL.
PSF conducts a Solar Eclipse expedition to the Caribbean (Aruba) with 42 participants to view a total solar eclipse.
PSF conducts its first Antarctic scientific expedition to Patriot Hills and to the South Pole, in search of meteorites.
Mrs. Violetta DuPont donates the entire James M. DuPont Meteorite Collection, which today is the 10th largest meteorite collection in the world.
PSF conducts its first Antarctic educational expedition.
PSF is the principal force behind construction of the Karl G. Henize Observatory in Palatine, IL.
PSF is chartered as a not-for-profit organization.
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