Dr. Stephen P. Maran, a senior advisor with the American Astronomical Society, is an astronomer and author with long experience in the Space Program. The author or editor of twelve books and of over 100 popular articles on astronomy and space exploration, and many more scientific publications, he retired from NASA on October 1, 2004 after more than 35 years with the agency. On August 31, 2009, he retired after 25 years (most of them overlapping with NASA service) as Press Officer of the Society.
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Below are the presentations from recent workshops. The AAS Committee on Employment will hold similar events at future AAS meetings.
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