General Program Announcements

Afternoon Astronomy Coffee Hangout on 13 April

7 April 2017
Join an online hangout on Thursday, 13 April, at 3:00 pm ET, to hear about NASA's SOFIA airborne astronomical observatory and the instruments being built for this unique program.

NASA Frontier Development Lab Call for Applications

31 March 2017
Hosted by the SETI Institute, this 8-week program will bring 12 planetary scientists and 12 computer scientists together to tackle challenges covering planetary defense, space weather, and space resources. Deadline: 19...

Afternoon Astronomy Coffee Hangout on 23 March

17 March 2017
Join an online hangout on Thursday, 23 March, at 3:00 pm ET, to hear about the discovery and observation of exoplanet 51 Peg b and how the science team determined the planet likely has water in its atmosphere.

Put Your Eclipse Event on the Map!

6 March 2017
Are you hosting an eclipse-viewing party or other public event in connection with the 21 August 2017 solar eclipse? Make sure it's on the AAS's interactive map of eclipse-related events and activities!