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Resources for Holding Virtual Events

Resources for Holding Virtual Events

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Holding virtual events takes a bit of planning. See these handouts and suggestions for making virtual events shine!

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NSN Webinar Series: Planetary Defense: Defending Earth from Hazardous Asteroids

NSN Webinar Series: Planetary Defense: Defending Earth from Hazardous Asteroids

  • Nighttime Event
  • Inside Venue
  • Target Audience
  • Teen, Adult

On September 21 NASA Night Sky Network members joined Dr. Paul Abell as he shared plans for the DART mission, a planetary defence mission which will  demonstrate a technique to change the motion of an asteroid in space.

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Navigating the Night Sky - Monthly Starmaps from the Astronomical League [NSN Partners]

Navigating the Night Sky - Monthly Starmaps from the Astronomical League [NSN Partners]

  • Nighttime Event
  • Outside Venue
  • Target Audience
  • Teen, Adult

The Astronomical League produces monthly star maps in both English and Spanish. We have mirrored downloadable copies of the latest guides here!

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More Resources from NASA

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    NASA Night Sky Notes Monthly Article

    The NASA Night Sky Network provides these monthly articles about what to observe in the night sky and updates on NASA missions to share with your organization's newsletter or website. You are welcome to check back here by the 25th of each month for the following month's article, or sign up here to be reminded each time a new article is released.

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    Solar System Ambassadors

    NASA's volunteer Solar System Ambassadors are space enthusiasts from various walks of life who are interested in communicating the excitement of space exploration missions with their local communities.

  • Museum Alliance

    Museum Alliance

    NASA's network of informal educators include staff at museums, planetariums, observatories, and more from across the country. The Alliance is a great place to look for partners, collaborators, or even a venue for your own events.