Senate Amendment to Increase NASA Funding
21 May 2007
An amendment introduced in the Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the Senate Appropriations Committee would provide additional funds to NASA over the President's FY 2008 Budget Request.
AAS Action AlertWrite to Your Member of Congress to Support Pu-238 Production Restart
18 March 2007
This Action Alert calls upon the AAS membership to write to their member of Congress asking them to support the restart of Pu-238. A sample letter is included below. Please send this letter in the next two weeks for...
AAS Names Seven Prize Winners
25 January 2006
The American Astronomical Society announces the selection of seven prize winners.
Cuts To NASA Science Funding
2 May 2005
The American Astronomical Society released a statement today (included in whole below and available at the AAS website decrying the recently announced cuts to NASA astrophysics funding.
Servicing Hubble Important For Astronomy
9 March 2005
Today the American Astronomical Society, the major professional organization for professional astronomy and space science researchers in the United States, released a policy statement on the servicing of the Hubble Space...
Pasadena Recommendations for Gender Equity in Astronomy
29 January 2005
The American Astronomical Society (AAS) has endorsed a new set of recommendations to improve the status of gender equity in astronomy. The recommendations, endorsed at the 205 th meeting of the Society in San Diego from...
American Astronomical Society Supports Congressional Call for Review of Hubble Servicing Mission Cancellation
24 January 2004
In a statement released today, the American Astronomical Society, the largest professional scientific association for astronomers and astrophysicists, has endorsed the congressional call for a review of the decision to...
Loss of Columbia Crew
3 February 2003
This morning, the President of the American Astronomical Society, Dr. Catherine A. Pilachowski, who holds the Kirkwood Chair in Astronomy at Indiana University Bloomington, sent the following letter of condolence to Mr....