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Modern astronomy relies on telescopes, computers, satellites, and other instruments to study the universe via observation, simulation, scientific analysis, and collaboration.  Recognizing the ever-growing applications of space sciences, contrasted with the scarcity of public observatories and space-oriented programs in most communities; Observatory X created the Future Astronomer program to bring the universe within the reach of students and educators.

Future Astronomer is a Hands-on, STEM School-Assembly with quality academic education and an emphasis on Astronomy. The program suits NGSS standards for all K-12 grades and utilizes modern equipment, tested techniques, and an exciting new approach to learning about the universe by engaging students in over a dozen activities in the areas of Observation, Planetary Science, Simulated-Space Exploration, Innovation, and more.

Campus administrators can request school assemblies including any number of the eight available activities:


The Virtual Reality Space Exploration

Telescopes Showcasing with Real-Time Observations

Simulation Planetarium

Binocular-Powered Astronomy

Earth & Planetary Sciences

Solar Projection

LUNAR Augmented Reality Experience; and

Astronomy Workshop.


The activities feature numerous modern instruments and tailored short lecture series; suitable for any grade level and delivered within any time period.


Future Astronomer will deliver unrivaled hands-on experiences.

To learn more about Future Astronomer, please contact

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