Our optical instruments have been used by astronomers to detect exoplanets, by science students to identify biofuels, and to aid first-responders and firefighters to identify dangerous threats. Explore Scientific gear is used by research scientists, educators, and renowned discoverers. But perhaps the most important thing to us are those young explorers who use our optics that are finding out that their world is much more amazing than they ever realized as they discover for themselves the vastness of the universe, and the intricate structures of tiny life on Earth that is otherwise invisible to the unaided eye.
We built our company on the foundations of solid design, award-winning support, high value, and often once-in-a-lifetime experiences that we share with any would-be explorer. Explore Scientific has done all of this since our formation, but we want to do more. This is why we formed the Explore Alliance.
Explore Alliance Ambassadors and Affiliate Organizations
The EA team is joined by a group of Ambassadors and Affiliate Organizations who not only live the dream, but help guide the Alliance to continuously work to increase scientific literacy through educational outreach to nurture your desire to have transformative experiences and to keep exploring.
Our collective mission is to take you beyond the gear, so you can go beyond the everyday to make your own personal discoveries of the normally hidden wonders of our universe while giving you the long-term support that you need.
Explore Alliance Events and Experiences
Explore Alliance Members with the Historic 100-inch Telescope at the Mt. Wilson Observatory Experience
The Explore Alliance Events and Experiences are full immersion adventures that you can participate in (whether you own our gear or not), ranging from STEM festivals for the entire family, to hands-on astronomy at historic observatories, to amazing star gazing events. Yes, you too can meet real scientists and ask them the questions that will help you unravel your quest to understand the universe.
Join Explore Alliance as a Legacy Member
Legacy membership is given complimentary and provides a Quarterly Newsletter, Contests and Prizes, Sneak Peaks of New Products, and VIP Access to our Events. A new benefit available to all levels of membership is the ability to rent select Explore FirstLight telescopes, of which most of the rental fee can be applied towards purchase of a new telescope. Legacy Membership dues are complimentary for those who are new to our community, would like to learn more, and would like to enjoy some of the benefits of membership.
Membership with Explore Care
Explore Care is one of the benefits of dues paying EA Memberships. There are two levels of EA Membership that offer Explore Care:
EA Standard Membership
With the Explore Alliance Standard Membership, your gear purchased from our company that you register with us, has the extended care coverage that goes beyond the limited warranty to protect your gear from defects. This Explore Care benefit is in effect as long as you remain an EA Member.
Explore Alliance Platinum Membership provides members with the Explore Care Plus benefit that includes extended care + no fault coverage with advanced replacement service of your purchases from Explore Scientific, with free maintenance of your gear (cleanings, collimation, etc) when you need it.
We invite you to become an Explore Alliance Member, to partake in the many benefits, and to participate in the journey of exploration and discovery.