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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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Katherine Johnson sits at her desk with a globe, or "Celestial Training Device." 
Credits: NASA

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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