Category Archives: April 2016

Beautiful Nighttime Atlas Launch Rockets Cygnus Supply Ship to ISS

by Dr. Ken Kremer KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL –  A stunningly beautiful nighttime launch on March 22 mesmerized delighted spectators as the rocket roared off a Florida space coast, launch pad  stocked with over three tons of science and supplies … Continue reading

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New Discoveries in the Outer Solar System: Ceres, Pluto and Planet X – April 12, 2016 Lecture

by Ira Polans, Program Chair The April meeting of the AAAP will be held on the 12th at 7:30 PM in Peyton Hall on the Princeton University campus. The speaker will be Dr. James Green, NASA’s Director Planetary Science. Dr. … Continue reading

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From the Assistant Director

by Larry Kane, Assistant Director As a trustee of the Washington Crossing Park Association (WCPA), I want to urge members of the AAAP to consider joining the WCPA.  This organization is strategically placed to intercede with agencies of the State … Continue reading

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Outreach Report

by David Letcher, Outreach Chair AAAP participated in a number of star parties held at local elementary schools this past academic year, which a few of our members made possible. Last November we visited the Newell school in Allentown, NJ, and … Continue reading

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What’s All The Flap About?

By Michael Mitrano, Treasurer (Photo credits: David Skitt) On the weekend of March 19, 2016, Gene Allen, John Delaney, Dave Skitt and I rebuilt the south gable end of the Washington Crossing Observatory’s roof.  Where once there was the flap … Continue reading

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