16
May
2018

Columbia, Maryland. The USRA 50th Anniversary Logo was unveiled at the Director's Quarterly Meeting in Columbia, Maryland in May.  The downloadable version of the logo (.png file)  is available below. Right click on the image below and save the file. It is also available on Infohub in the .eps version. 

 

 

Other News and Features

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June
19,
2018
Washington DC and Columbia MD. June 18, 2018. USRA's Dr. Louise Prockter, Director, LPI, was a panelist at the prestigious National Space Council meeting hosted by Vice President Pence and introduced by President Trump at the White House
June
06,
2018
News from SOFIA … SOFIA is in New Zealand! On June 5, the first 2018 Southern Hemisphere science flight was completed with the instrument GREAT (LFA/HFA configuration) on board. Overall it was a very successful flight with at least 90% of the
May
17,
2018
National Geographic's new series, “One Strange Rock”,  narrated by Will Smith, features USRA's Ed Rivera- Valentin. The episode  talks about the Arecibo telescope's ability to track distant radiowaves from space...  http://channel.nati
May
17,
2018
Universities Space Research Association scientist Patrick McGovern was interviewed by the Miles O'Brien show and the story was picked up the PBS Newshour. Click the links below: https://milesobrien.com/kilauea-volcanoes-other-worlds-alien-

USRA Activities

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March
29,
2018
  On March 27, 2018, serveral members of USRA received the President's awards for theiir outstanding contributions to USRA.   The Distinguished Service Award went to Mr. Kin Leung, Information Technology Services. Kin Leung has supported
March
16,
2018
USRA's Genna Duberstein and Scott Wiessinger's work on the Solarium video was featured on the Maryland Public Radio.  Genna and Scott's work has been recognized through the various awards they have won in their field. For more
March
05,
2018
  "Eric Becklin has been at the forefront of infrared astronomy since the mid-1960s," said USRA President and CEO Jeffrey Isaacson. "His leadership within the infrared community has been a guiding force in the proposal and
August
08,
2017
Mr. Ernie Wright, visualization communication expert working as part of GESTAR, described his work developing visualizations of the lunar surface based on data from NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) during a colloquium at USRA's