The Stanford Torus Space Settlement design, considered in 1975 by the NASA Summer Study. (Illustration: Rick Guidice, courtesy NASA)

The first Interplanetary Festival in June 2018 attracted thousands of space enthusiasts to downtown Santa Fe. The 2019 event is going to be bigger and better, with leading thinkers, creators, and scientists reimagining our future as a species. In between live concerts and panel discussions, enjoy interactive expo booths, food, drink, and art installations that will refocus your imagination. 

The 2019 festival takes place in Santa Fe's Railyard Park and indoors at SITE Santa Fe — a contemporary art space. 

Admission is free to all thanks to philanthropic support and sponsorships. Please pre-register at All who register before December 31, 2018, will be entered to win a Very InterPlanetary (VIP) Festival Package that includes admission to the otherwise exclusive VIP lounge.

Check in at for the latest developments, and mark your calendars for June 14-16, 2019! Join us in Santa Fe to “Change the world, one planet at a time.”

Snapshots from the inaugural Interplanetary Festival (clockwise and spiraling inward from top left): Festival Director Caitlin McShea; author Cory Doctorow signs books; Ozomatli performs; Shay Youngblood keeps the audience enrapt; a Currents New Media exhibit, SFI Professor Michael Lachmann and his daughter, Ella; a very InterPlanetary crowd, panelist Annalee Newitz; an InterPlanetary fist bump; Amy Lindquist of The Sticky; panelists Graham Spencer, Jonah Nolan, and Kurt Squire, along with emcee D.A. Wallach; Bob Davis’s rocket in the Railyard. (Photos by Kimberly Corante, Aaron Leventman, Katherine Mast, and Scott Wagner)

The InterPlanetary Project is part of The Miller Omega Program at the Santa Fe Institute.