To ignite curiosity in the Rio Grande Valley through space science education, outreach programs, and by serving as a liaison between community members and space organizations and resources.
The South Texas Astronomical Society aims to nurture the innate human desire for exploration and discovery by fostering connections to science and the cosmos across the Rio Grande Valley.
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“It has been said that astronomy is a humbling and character-building experience. There is perhaps no better demonstration of the folly of human conceits than this distant image of our tiny world.
To me, it underscores our responsibility to deal more kindly with one another, and to preserve and cherish the pale blue dot, the only home we’ve ever known.”