Category | Citizen Science

By Susie Murph on June 25, 2018 in

Amateur Astronomers: Get Ready for Brand New Space Science Badges for Girl Scouts! The Astronomical Society of the Pacific (ASP), as part of a team led by the SETI Institute that includes Girl Scouts of Northern California, Girl Scouts of the USA, University of Arizona, and Aries Scientific at Goddard Space Flight Center, are creating […]

By Susie Murph on May 18, 2018 in

Every day astronomy clubs across the country perform outstanding outreach in their communities. This month, Night Sky Network member clubs reached a new milestone of 4 million people interacting with NASA resources and activities! The milestone event was the Astronomical Society of Kansas City’s Earth Day event at the Ft. Leavenworth Army Base. Here’s a […]

By Susie Murph on May 14, 2018 in

STEM for All Video Showcase, May 14-21 My Sky Tonight will be one of the featured projects in the 2018 STEM for All Video Showcase, funded by the National Science Foundation. The event will be held online May 14 – 21 at http://stemforall2018.videohall.com. Now in its fourth year, the annual showcase will feature over 200 […]

By Susie Murph on May 2, 2018 in

Saturday morning, May 5, NASA is scheduled to launch the InSight mission to Mars, under pre-dawn skies from Vandenberg Air Force Base on the central coast of California. The mission’s launch period is May 5 through June 8, 2018, with daily launch windows that last two hours per day. Launch opportunities are set five minutes […]

By Susie Murph on April 26, 2018 in

California high school student Kevin Fangzhou Lu has directed a citizen scientist video interview, starring artist Stanley Von Medvey of the YouTube channel StanDrawsSpaceships. Stan is an illustrator, storyboard artist and animator, but he also has had a life-long fascination with spaceflight that began with getting his first telescope at age 6. He hopes to […]