Look Up: Explore Our Universe

STAR Net’s Look Up: Explore Our Universe campaign is a celebration of the James Webb Space Telescope mission. The telescope has a launch window between October 1 and November 30th.  It’s a collaboration with the American Library Association, Lunar and Planetary Institute, Education Development Center, NASA’s Universe of Learning program, and NASA’s Science Mission Directorate. Public libraries across the U.S. and beyond are invited to participate in this year-long campaign and take advantage of the many resources that are available on this campaign website and others that we link to. Resources include STAR Net’s STEM Activity Clearinghouse activities, videos, images, a media toolkit, live streaming events, and connection to subject matter experts.

Live OpenSpace Event with the American Museum of Natural History (Day 1)

NASA@ My Library and the American Museum of Natural History are set to bring a livestream about the Webb Space Telescope to your library. What sets the Webb Space Telescope apart from other space telescopes and how will the mission extend our understanding of the Universe? Join presenters from the American Museum of Natural History on either evening for a live, virtual trip more than a million miles from Earth, to Webb’s future home in space. OpenSpace is open source interactive data visualization software designed to visualize the entire known universe and portray our ongoing efforts to investigate the cosmos. Both events [...]

Live OpenSpace Event with the American Museum of Natural History (Day 2)

NASA@ My Library and the American Museum of Natural History are set to bring a livestream about the Webb Space Telescope to your library. What sets the Webb Space Telescope apart from other space telescopes and how will the mission extend our understanding of the Universe? Join presenters from the American Museum of Natural History on either evening for a live, virtual trip more than a million miles from Earth, to Webb’s future home in space. OpenSpace is open source interactive data visualization software designed to visualize the entire known universe and portray our ongoing efforts to investigate the cosmos. Both events [...]

Int’l Observe the Moon Night

Visit Our Event Campaign Page   Encouraging Observation, Appreciation and Understanding International Observe the Moon Night is a worldwide, public celebration of lunar science and exploration held annually since 2010. On October 16, 2021, your library is invited to join this world-wide celebration by hosting an event on one day each year to look at and learn about our Moon together. International Observe the Moon Night is usually held in the fall, when the Moon is around first quarter. Fall in the Northern Hemisphere is generally a good time, because of school schedules and the weather, and a first quarter Moon is visible [...]

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