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Spark: The AAS Education Newsletter
Last updated: Wednesday

Spark is the AAS Education Newsletter. It consists primarily of original articles about or related to the education programs and activities of the American Astronomical Society and its members.

From time to time reprinted articles on astronomy education topics are also published. Contributions such as editorial columns, articles, letters to the editor are welcome from anyone. Spark is published twice per year, in January and in June.

Subscribe to Spark:

If you are an AAS member you can contact the AAS Membership Department at any time, by email (, requesting a subscription. (Note: Only AAS members are eligible to receive hard-copies of Spark.)

If you are not an AAS member, you may always download the PDF version.

Submit to Spark:

Contact the editors, following the Guidelines for Contributions.

Spark Editors:

Gina Brissenden,,
Jake Noel-Storr,