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Discover a Universe
of Possibility​

PARI is a not-for-profit public organization that inspires everyone, from students to scientists, to discover their next big thing.

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PARI Enables and Inspires Explorers from K to Gray to Reach the Next Frontier

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CAMPS

Providing one of a kind experiences that are out of this world
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BUSINESSES

Powering future advances in space and scientific research
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RESEARCH

Enabling new
discoveries
and exploration

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COMMUNITY

Supporting future generations of scientists and space development
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VISIT

Explore nature, discover history, experience science

SPACE CAMP

For over 20 years, PARI has helped campers explore STEM and space science.  We bring out enthusiasm and eagerness to learn, build confidence to accept challenges, and strengthen problem solving skills.  Come explore the universe with us and gain experiences that last a lifetime.

Your Next Mission Starts Here

Upcoming Events

12

Feb
W5 Star Formation Region

Valentines: Heart Filled Skies

What's more romantic than gazing at the stars deep in the night? Join PARI with your sweetheart to see the Heart & Soul Nebula, Heart Cluster and love story constellations.

19

Feb
Boy Scouts

PARI Scout Camp

Join PARI for a fun filled weekend as you and your scout learn the curriculum needed to earn the Astronomy and Space Exploration merit badges.

12

Mar
Spaces Greatest Myths

Space’s Greatest Myths: A Pisgah Nights Event

Ever wonder if black holes are really holes in space? Come learn the truths about dome of the greatest myths of space and catch a glimpse of the night sky.

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