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The current Congressional leave-behind flyer, as of the second quarter of 2014, including links that provide more information on the images and content shown.

24 Sep 2014 - Public Policy

The AAS Committee on Astronomy and Public Policy (CAPP) operates under the following guiding principles, updated in 2014.

15 Oct 2014 - Public Policy

The strategic plan for the AAS Committee on Astronomy and Public Policy was last updated in August 2014 during the committee's strategic retreat.

15 Oct 2014 - Public Policy, Governance

Below is the current Congressional leave-behind flyer for 2014 highlighting planetary science programs and missions, including links that provide more information on the images and content shown.

12 Dec 2014 - Public Policy

Below is the Congressional leave-behind flyer for our the High Energy Astrophysics Division's Congressional Visits Day during the second quarter of 2014, including links that provide more information on the images and content shown.

12 Dec 2014 - Public Policy

On 9 January 2014 the American Astronomical Society delivered the first ever State of the Universe address to a packed house in the briefing room for the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Science, Space, and Technology Subcommittee on Space.

13 Jan 2014 - Public Policy

A resource guide for anyone concerned about the potential elimination of the education and public outreach (EPO) activities in NASA's Science Mission Directorate (SMD), as called for in President Obama’s fiscal year 2014 budget proposal.

10 Jan 2014 - Public Policy, Education, Public Outreach

In addition to the AAS John Bahcall Public Policy Fellowship, there are several other options for AAS members to enter the world of science policy.  Some fellowships are listed below:

14 Oct 2014 - Employment, Public Policy

Once every ten years, the astronomical communities gather panels of experts to set community-wide priorities for the coming decade. The most recent surveys were completed between 2010 and 2013.

12 Mar 2014 - Public Policy