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NASA delays Hubble Mission to May 2009
The fallout from a major glitch with the Hubble Space Telescope has again delayed NASA's plans to send a space shuttle crew to overhaul the orbital observatory for the final time, with launch now set for no earlier than May 2009 due to problems with a spare part, the agency said late Thursday.
published by space.com on November 4, 2008
2009: The International Year of Astronomy
2009 has been designated the International Year of Astronomy by the  United Nations General Assembly.
published on May 2, 2008
The New History of Black Holes: 'Co-evolution' Dramatically Alters Dark Reputation
Black Holes have always gotten a bad rap.  According to new studies that might not be entirely true.
published by Space.com on February 8, 2008

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Past Events

2012 Meeting of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific

Aug 04, 2012 - Aug 08, 2012 in Tucson, AZ
Astronomical Society of the Pacific event

The 2012 ASP meeting will be held in Tucson, Arizona August 4-8, 2012. The theme will be"Communicating Science: Education and Public Outreach."

213th Meeting of the American Astronomical Society

Jan 04, 2009 - Jan 08, 2009 in Long Beach, CA
The American Astronomical Society event

The 213th Meeting of the American Astronomical Society is January 4-8, 2009 in Long Beach, CA.

The 212th Meeting of the American Astronomical Society

Jun 01, 2008 - Jun 05, 2008 in St. Louis
The American Astronomical Society event

The 212th Meeting of the AAS is being held in St. Louis from June 1-5.

Improving the College Introductory Astronomy Survey Course for Non-Science Majors Through Active Learning: A Tier I (Introductory) Workshop for Future Instructors

Mar 14, 2008 - Mar 15, 2008 in UC Berkley
The Center for Astronomy Education event

The overarching goals of this workshop are for future college astronomy instructors (post docs, graduate students, and
undergraduates) to explore their potential role as teaching scholars and to become familiar with learner-centered teaching and assessment materials, as well as how to implement them in their college astronomy courses.

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