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AAS’s John Bahcall Public Policy Fellow Ashlee Wilkins highlights the particular spending provisions and implications for astronomy, planetary science, and solar physics at NASA and the NSF for FY 2019.

Join an online hangout on Thursday, 28 February, at 3:00 pm ET to learn about the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite mission and its discoveries.

The forthcoming film "Apollo 11," due for limited theatrical release on 1 March, will have a special screening at the National Air and Space Museum on 26 February, and AAS members are invited!

The Society is saddened to learn of the passing of emeritus member David M. Rust, who died on 12 February 2019. If you would like to write Dr. Rust’s obituary, please contact the Vice-Chair of the Historical Astronomy Division.

The Society is saddened to learn of the passing of AAS patron Irene Hansen Osterbrock, who died on 2 February 2019. If you would like to write Mrs. Osterbock's obituary, please contact the Vice-Chair of the Historical Astronomy Division.

The National Radio Astronomy Observatory's 2018 Robert L. Brown Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award goes to Erin Cox for her dissertation “Probing Planetary Disks: From Birth to Protoplanets."