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More than 2000 International Events Planned for Asteroid Day

Asteroid Day, the official United Nations’ day of global awareness and education about asteroids, has announced worldwide events for the week of 25-30 June. Co-founded by astrophysicist and famed musician Dr. Brian May of the rock group Queen, Apollo 9 astronaut Rusty Schweickart, filmmaker Grig Richters, and B612 president Danica Remy, Asteroid Day began with […]

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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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Register Now to Attend ASP2018 in Sonoma

ASP2018: Advancing Astronomy for All is a broad science education and outreach conference featuring workshops, panels, oral sessions, poster sessions, addressing a wide range of professional work, research, and evaluation in education, communication, and diversity in science. Click here to see the full Conference Schedule. Registration includes an opening reception and dinner. We encourage arriving […]

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