Current Congressional Leave-Behinds

Looking for a one-pager to guide your conversation and/or leave behind (inventively referred to as a "leave-behind") when you visit Congressional policymakers? Below are leave-behinds used by AAS in our Congressional Visits Days and by leadership in the Division for Planetary Sciences (and the Federal Relations Subcommittee) and Solar Physics Division Policy Committee when they visit Capitol Hill. All of the leave-behinds highlight the decadal surveys, current and upcoming projects, research grants, and provide the current-year AAS appropriations asks.

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***New 2022 Leave-Behinds Coming Soon***

As of January 2022, we are working to add the 2020 Decadal Survey advocacy material to the leave-behinds. An additional leave-behind to address satellite constellations is also underway. Check back soon.

General AAS Leave-behind (updated May 2018)

Highlights Lucy, TESS, DESI, ICON, Parker Solar Probe, DKIST, WFIRST, Mars2020, and LSST. Prepared for the 2018 CVD. Download the version below here.

General AAS Leave-behind 

Planetary Science Leave-behind (updated December 2018)

Highlights InSight, Juno, Psyche, OSIRIS-REx, Europa Clipper, LSST, and Mars2020. Download the version below here.

Planetary Science Leave-behind

Solar Physics Leave-behind (updated May 2018)

Highlighting the DRIVE initiative, DKIST, CubeSats, GOLD, ICON, Parker Solar Probe, and SDO. Download the version below here.

Solar Physics Leave-behind