Policy Blog

The AAS Public Policy team uses the Policy Blog to communicate with the membership about current events in the science policy world. Most policy blog posts are written by the John N. Bahcall Public Policy Fellow.

Announcing the Astro2020 Steering Committee

20 May 2019
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine have announced the members of the steering committee for the Decadal Survey on Astronomy and Astrophysics, aka Astro2020.

Astro2020 Town Hall Webinar on April 17th

4 Apr 2019
The National Academies invite you to attend a town hall webinar on Wednesday, 17 April 2019, from 2 to 3 pm ET as part of the recently launched Decadal Survey on Astronomy and Astrophysics.

Who's Who in Space Sciences in the New Congress

19 March 2019
We identify who is set to play a prominent role in oversight of and legislation around the astronomical sciences at NASA, the National Science Foundation (NSF), and the Department of Energy (DOE).