Airborne Astronomy Ambassadors

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Cycle 6 Airborne Astronomy Ambassador Flights Completed

The SETI Institute’s NASA Airborne Astronomy Ambassadors (AAA) completed their 2018 season with two overnight research flights on the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) at the end of October.

American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting

, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
The purpose of the American Geophysical Union is to promote discovery in Earth and space science for the benefit of humanity.
5 Southern California Ambassadors on the 3rd week of October, 2018.

Local Airborne Astronomy Ambassadors experience Flight Week on NASA’s SOFIA

The SETI Institute’s NASA Airborne Astronomy Ambassadors (AAA) 2018 season continued with an enthusiastic group of five Southern California high school teachers. During the week October 15th, science teachers from the William S.
AAA during the 2018 season's second flight week for SOFIA

Airborne Astronomy Ambassador Flight Weeks Continue on NASA’s SOFIA

The SETI Institute’s NASA Airborne Astronomy Ambassadors (AAA) 2018 season continued with its second flight week, with flights on September 26 and 27.
Airborne Astronomy Ambassadors from Anaheim UHSD  and Santa Clara USD in front of SOFIA in its Palmdale, Calif. hangar (A. Olmedo / AUHSD).

Airborne Astronomy Ambassador Flight Weeks Begin on NASA’s SOFIA

The SETI Institute’s NASA Airborne Astronomy Ambassadors (AAA) program launched into their 2018 season with overnight research flights on the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) aircraft on September 12-13 a

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

, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
SETI Talks are presented by the SETI Institute and SRI International.
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 educatio
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.
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.
SOFIA and Educators

SETI Institute Trains Educators on the Methods of Science

For many people, science is something they read about in textbooks – abstract, mysterious, and sterile.  But the Airborne Astronomy Ambassadors program run by the SETI Institute together with the Astronomical Soc