President Trump's Budget Blueprint to Make America Great Again provides a framework for the overall FY 2018 budget, with some detail about several agencies.
Do you love writing, giving talks, and meeting new people? Are you interested in a career in science policy? Then you should apply to be the AAS's next John Bahcall Fellow! Deadline: 31 March.
Supported in part by AAS membership dues, the American Institute of Physics (AIP) is introducing a new weekly newsletter that’s free to all AAS members.
As the 114th Congress wraps up the year, we provide an end-of-year update for FY 2017, COMPETES, and NASA.
Congressional Visit Days are an opportunity for AAS members to advocate for their science with policy makers. There are two opportunities this coming year: AAS CVD (21-22 March 2017) and SET CVD (25-26 April 2017). Deadline for AAS CVD extended to 30 January.
Over the next couple of months, the incoming administration will make a number of appointments and policy decisions that will impact science.
Congress is in recess until after the election. Read about the status of some of the relevant legislation, including FY 2017 spending bills and agency authorizations.
The Senate introduced the NASA Transition Authorization Act of 2016, the goal of which is to provide stability for NASA to sustain and grow its investments in science and space exploration through the presidential transition.
In 2015, a committee began a review of progress on the priorities in the 2010 astronomy & astrophysics decadal survey, including assessing agencies' programs and recommending actions for the second half of the decade.
On 12 July Society President Christine Jones testified before the House Space and Research & Technology Subcommittees at a hearing titled "Astronomy, Astrophysics, and Astrobiology."