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The American Astronomical Society Executive Office is located on the third floor of the American Geophysical Union (AGU) Building, 2000 Florida Avenue, NW, Suite 300, Washington, DC 20009-1231. Phone: 202-328-2010.

10 Jul 2014 - Executive Office

American Astronomical Society
2000 Florida Ave., NW, Suite 300
Washington, DC 20009-1231, USA

Phone: 202-328-2010, FAX: 202-234-2560

30 Jul 2013 - Executive Office

Executive Office

The AAS Executive Office is located on the fourth floor of the American Geophysical Union (AGU) building. The building is at the intersection of 20th Street and Florida Avenue, NW, one block from Connecticut and S Streets.

18 Nov 2014 - Executive Office

While the Society is very dependent on its membership dues, it also benefits, as other similar organizations do, from the generosity of its members. That generosity takes many forms, including annual contributions and gifts of many kinds.

28 Jan 2015 - Donate

Policy explaining who has access to your membership record.

24 Sep 2012 - Membership


Primary Contacts:
Dr. Robert P. Kirshner, President, American Astronomical Society, 1-617-495-7519,;

Dr. Kevin B. Marvel, Deputy Executive Officer, American Astronomical Society, 1-202- 328-2010 x114 and 1-703-589-7503,

Dr. Stephen Maran, Press Officer, American Astronomical Society, 1-202-328-2010 x116,

American Astronomical Society Names New Executive Officer

25 Oct 2012 - Executive Office

The American Astronomical Society announces the selection of seven prize winners.

25 Oct 2012 - Grants and Prizes: AAS

The American Astronomical Society released a statement today (included in whole below and available at the AAS website decrying the recently announced cuts to NASA astrophysics funding.

25 Oct 2012 - Public Policy

Today the American Astronomical Society, the major professional organization for professional astronomy and space science researchers in the United States, released a policy statement on the servicing of the Hubble Space Telescope.

25 Oct 2012 - Public Policy

The American Astronomical Society (AAS) has endorsed a new set of recommendations to improve the status of gender equity in astronomy. The recommendations, endorsed at the 205 th meeting of the Society in San Diego from January 8 to 13, 2005 , were prepared by the Society’s Committee on the Status of Women in Astronomy (CSWA). The recommendation document, entitled Equity Now: The Pasadena Recommendations for Gender Equality in Astronomy is available online at The recommendations cover tenure-track hiring, career advancement and recognition, institutional policies, varied career paths, cultural issues and statistical information. The AAS Council endorsed the recommendations unanimously.

25 Oct 2012 - Women