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Dennis Schatz, NSTA President-Elect 2018-2019 (Photo: Business Wire)

Former ASP President Selected as the National Science Teachers Association’s 2018-2019 President-Elect

The National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) has just announced that Dennis Schatz, senior advisor at the Pacific Science Center in Seattle, Washington and field editor for NSTA’s Connected Science Learning, began his one-year term as president-elect of NSTA on June 1, 2018. He will assume the office of president on June 1, 2019. “With a […]

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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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This Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter composite image shows the Moon as it will appear on the night of Oct. 28 - International Observe the Moon Night. Credit: NASA LRO

Celebrate International Observe the Moon Night on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017!

Saturday, October 28, 2017, is International Observe the Moon Night (InOMN), an annual worldwide public event that encourages observation, appreciation, and understanding of our Moon and its connection to NASA planetary science and exploration. InOMN is sponsored by NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, NASA’s Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute (SSERVI), and the Lunar and Planetary […]

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Celebrate International Observe the Moon Night on Saturday, Oct. 8 2016!

This Saturday, October 8, 2016, is International Observe the Moon Night (InOMN), an annual worldwide public event that encourages observation, appreciation, and understanding of our Moon and its connection to NASA planetary science and exploration. InOMN is sponsored by NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, NASA’s Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute (SSERVI), and the Lunar and […]

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Dr. Katherine Johnson to receive the ASP’s new Arthur B.C. Walker II Award

Press Release from the Astronomy Society of the Pacific, one of our CosmoQuest partners: San Francisco, California – August 15, 2016 – Dr. Katherine Johnson, NASA mathematician who calculated and verified the trajectories that took the first Americans into space and to the Moon, will be the inaugural recipient of the Astronomical Society of the […]

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