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Image of U.S. Ambassadors with their German counterparts

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.
Girl Scouts looking through telescopes. credit: Justin Hartney

Applications are Open for Girl Scouts Astronomy Adventure Destination Camp 2019

Last summer, the SETI Institute developed the Girl Scouts Astronomy Adventure Destination Camp at Pine Mountain Observatory in Oregon as part of the NASA-funded program, Girl Scout Stars.
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.
Space Science Investigator Badge 2018

Girl Scouts Reaching for the Stars Featured in Smithsonian Magazine

The October Issue of Smithsonian Magazine features a short article, “Read This Story and Earn Your Merit Badge in U.S. Cultural History: How scouting as encouraged boys and girls to be prepared over the years.” 

2018 California Science Education Conference

, 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Where California Science TK-12 Teachers Go for CA NGSS. The California Science Education Conference is the best source of information on implementing CA NGSS in the classroom.
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
Space Science Explorer, Space Science Adventurer, and Space Science Investigator badges

SETI Institute and Girl Scouts Celebrate New Space Science Badges

August 14, 2018 (Mountain View, CA)—The SETI Institute and Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) have come toget