From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on May 2 and May 3, JPL will open its doors to the public for an event featuring exhibits, displays, demonstrations, and presentations about the laboratory’s ongoing research, space exploration, spacecraft communication, and more. There will be special hands-on activities designed just for kids, food and beverages will be available, and admission and parking are free. No backpacks, large bags, or ice chests are allowed, but small purses and diaper bags will be permitted. Visitors, vehicles, and personal belongings are subject to inspection. For more information, go to