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On Monday, October 19, President Barack Obama hosted the second White House Astronomy Night, bringing together students, teachers, scientists, astronauts, and others to spend an evening stargazing.

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and Deputy Administrator Dava Newman participated in the event; John Grunsfeld, astronaut and associate administrator for NASA’s science mission directorate, and astronauts Cady Coleman, Robert Behnken, Eric Boe, Douglas Hurley and Sunita Williams, Karen Nyberg and Megan McArthur also participated.

Participants learned about astronomical discoveries and participated in space-related educational activities to help promote the importance of STEM education and inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers who will explore the stars.