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By Susie Murph on July 10, 2018 in

From July 14 to 22, the world’s leading experts in space science will gather in Pasadena, informally known as the City of Astronomy, for the 42nd assembly of the Committee on Space Research, or COSPAR. Caltech is hosting the meeting, with the support of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, which is managed by Caltech for NASA. […]

By Susie Murph on June 28, 2018 in

Taken from the December 2015 Planetarian Vol. 44, No. 4 pages 16-17, 36 So, after Baton Rouge in 2012, Beijing in 2014, and Warsaw in 2016, Cité de l’espace, Toulouse, will organize the 24th International Planetarium Society Conference, for the first time in France, a country where planetariums have been very dynamic for close to […]

By Susie Murph on June 25, 2018 in

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 […]

By Susie Murph on May 14, 2018 in

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 […]

By Susie Murph on March 15, 2018 in

From the NASA Parker Solar Probe site: NASA’s Parker Solar Probe will swoop to within 4 million miles of the sun’s surface, facing heat and radiation like no spacecraft before it. Launching in 2018, Parker Solar Probe will provide new data on solar activity and make critical contributions to our ability to forecast major space-weather […]