Airborne Astronomy Ambassadors

Inspiring the Next Generation of Explorers – Education programs at the SETI Institute

SETI Talks are presented by the SETI Institute and SRI International. The SETI Institute is known for its world-class, cutting edge scientific research but we also have a passion as science ambassadors to inspire young STEM learners and engage the general public. Education and public outreach are part of our mission and that’s why the Center for Education is one of the three centers of the SETI…
Airborne Ambassadors on SOFIA

Airborne Astronomy Ambassadors program

The SETI Institute’s NASA Airborne Astronomy Ambassador Program was one of the  27 organizations from across the United States selected by NASA for cooperative agreement awards  to implement a new strategic approach to more effectively engage learners of all ages on NASA science education programs and activities. Selections were made by the agency's Science Mission Directorate (SMD) in…
First row: Jessica Yett, Caylin Ledterman, Lydia Jimenez, Christine Hirst, Kellie Fleming Second row: Jorge Hirmas, Justin Fournier, Pamela Harman, Sarah Arndt, Dana Backman, Kirstin DeGeer. Jessica and Kellie are AAA - District  Liaisons.

NASA Airborne Astronomy Ambassador Update

Seven NASA Airborne Astronomy Ambassadors (AAA) and two district liaisons traveled to Palmdale for their SOFIA flight week experience. AAAs Caylin Ledterman and Justin Fournier, with Liaison Jessica Yett, from the Anaheim Union High School District; AAAs Sarah Arndt, Christine Hirst, and Lydia Jimenez from William S. Hart Union High School District; and AAAs Kirstin DeGeer and Jorge Hirmas, with…
Airborne Astronomy Ambassadors 2017: First row: Jessica Yett, Caylin Ledterman, Lydia Jimenez, Christine Hirst, Kellie Fleming Second row: Jorge Hirmas, Justin Fournier, Pamela Harman, Sarah Arndt, Dana Backman, Kirstin DeGeer. Jessica and Kellie are AAA - District  Liaisons. Click to see the large picture

NASA Airborne Astronomy Ambassador Update

Seven NASA Airborne Astronomy Ambassadors (AAA) and two district liaisons traveled to Palmdale for their SOFIA flight week experience. AAAs Caylin Ledterman and Justin Fournier, with Liaison Jessica Yett, from the Anaheim Union High School District; AAAs Sarah Arndt, Christine Hirst, and Lydia Jimenez from William S. Hart Union High School District; and AAAs Kirstin DeGeer and Jorge Hirmas, with…