Fostering Leadership and Teaching STEM Skills at Girl Scouts Camp
Girl Scouts Astronomy Adventure Destination Camp teaches skills and inspires interest in space science
Is it Possible to See Other Worlds from the Stratosphere? HiCIBaS: The First Proof of Concept to Fly Soon
The mission’s goal is to test the technology needed to fly a large telescope on a stratospheric balloon ...
Andrew Siemion Elected as Member to International Academy of Astronautics
“It is an honor to join the IAA as an Academician and to have the opportunity to continue to build on its illustrious history ... ” said Siemion
Look for other meteors during the Perseids
This weekend's Perseids promise to be exceptional because the Moon will not dim the display.
Planetary Defense Has New Tool in Weather Satellite Lightning Detector
"GLM detects these meteors when they become brighter than the full Moon," says lead author and SETI Institute meteor astronomer Peter Jenniskens
Mars is Ready for its Close-Up
Want to go to Mars? You may have to book a seat and wait a few years (or more). But here’s the good news: Mars is coming to you. Or at least, it’s getting closer to you …