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New Girl Scout Space Science Badges Coming at end of 2018 – and YOU can help!

Amateur Astronomers: Get Ready for Brand New Space Science Badges for Girl Scouts! The Astronomical Society of the Pacific (ASP), as part of a team led by the SETI Institute that includes Girl Scouts of Northern California, Girl Scouts of the USA, University of Arizona, and Aries Scientific at Goddard Space Flight Center, are creating […]

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NSN Astronomy Clubs Reach 4 Million People!

Every day astronomy clubs across the country perform outstanding outreach in their communities. This month, Night Sky Network member clubs reached a new milestone of 4 million people interacting with NASA resources and activities! The milestone event was the Astronomical Society of Kansas City’s Earth Day event at the Ft. Leavenworth Army Base. Here’s a […]

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ASP’s “My Sky Tonight” a featured project in 2018 STEM for All Showcase

STEM for All Video Showcase, May 14-21 My Sky Tonight will be one of the featured projects in the 2018 STEM for All Video Showcase, funded by the National Science Foundation. The event will be held online May 14 – 21 at http://stemforall2018.videohall.com. Now in its fourth year, the annual showcase will feature over 200 […]

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As NASA Launches InSight Mission, Help Us Map Mars!

Saturday morning, May 5, NASA is scheduled to launch the InSight mission to Mars, under pre-dawn skies from Vandenberg Air Force Base on the central coast of California. The mission’s launch period is May 5 through June 8, 2018, with daily launch windows that last two hours per day. Launch opportunities are set five minutes […]

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StanDrawsSpaceships talks CosmoQuest, and Why We Map Craters!

California high school student Kevin Fangzhou Lu has directed a citizen scientist video interview, starring artist Stanley Von Medvey of the YouTube channel StanDrawsSpaceships. Stan is an illustrator, storyboard artist and animator, but he also has had a life-long fascination with spaceflight that began with getting his first telescope at age 6. He hopes to […]

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