ADLER PLANETARIUM

To connect people to the Universe and each other under the sky we all share.

Chicago, IL   |  www.adlerplanetarium.org

Mission

Mission: To connect people to the Universe and each other under the sky we all share. Vision: The Adler connects people, communities, and institutions to one another through the wonder of space science so we can explore our Universe together and use our collective knowledge and skills to create a better world for everyone. Values: Scientific Inquiry We nurture a scientific approach to solving problems. Collaboration We work together as a means to discovery. Inclusivity We show people they are valued and respected. Diversity We believe in equal and fair representation. Experimentation We enthusiastically prototype, test, and analyze to uncover new ideas. Empathy We are curious and responsive to each other’s point of view. Accessibility We create programs and platforms to broaden our reach.

Ruling year info

1968

Principal Officer

Michelle B. Larson PhD

Main address

1300 S Lake Shore Drive

Chicago, IL 60605 USA

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EIN

36-6210902

NTEE code info

Science & Technology Museum (A57)

IRS filing requirement

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Far Horizons

Far Horizons engages more than 400 young people each year in space exploration by giving them the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to design, build, and launch experiments to the edge of Earth's atmosphere on high-altitude balloons.

Population(s) Served
Adolescents

Where we work

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Financials

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ADLER PLANETARIUM

Board of directors
as of 9/28/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Mrs. Linda P. Jojo

United Airlines

Cynthia Ballew

Liam Caffrey

Russell Bartmes

Raj Bhatia

Merrill Lynch

Bryan Cressey

Cressey & Company

David Crown

Planetary Science Institute

Daniel Eder

Reliable Door and Lock, Inc.

John Estey

Nancy Gerrie

Winston & Strawn LLP

William Gruber

United Financial of Illinois, Inc

Ryan Garino

Raj Gupta

Environmental Systems Design, Inc

Seth Jacobson

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Linda Jojo

United Airlines

Michelle Larson

Adler Planetarium

Lisa Lewis

Clyde Kofman

Steven Louis

Hinsdale Orthopaedics

James Lovell Jr

Daniel Mueller

Deloitte

Maryann McNally

ITW

Peter Langas

Bessemer Trust

James Murray

PJT Partners

James O'Connor, Jr.

William Blair and Company

Ian Radomski

J.P. Morgan

Aaron Rudberg

S2G Ventures

Brad Serlin

United Scrap Metal, Inc.

Kecia Steelman

ULTA Beauty

Paul Steinberg

Motorola Solutions

Scott Swanson

PNC Financial Services Group

Tina Tromiczak

Automatic Data Processing, LLC

Joseph Dominguez

ComEd

Bernard Hengesbaugh

American Medical Association (Ret.)

Lilly Farahnakian

GCM Grosvenor

Tacy Flint

Philips Lighting Americas

Amelia Huntington

Michael McMurray

Wight & Company

Pradip Patiath

McKinsey & Company, Inc.

Jonathan Herbst

Rothschild & Co.

Peter Langas

Bessemer Trust

Brooke Slade

Kevin Thompson

Amazon Web Services

Elizabeth McKenna

Exponential Returns

Carol Hibbard

Boeing

Muhammad Gigani

Reyes Holdings

Neil Book

Jet Support Services Inc.

Organizational demographics

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