Eastern Seaboard at Night from the ISS. Outlines of the east coast with lights concentrated in urban centers.
Eastern Seaboard at Night. NASA.

We are committed to taking on projects and leading efforts that support the Library's Priorities:

  • Facilitate research about the Universe
  • Lower technical and social barriers that negatively impact the astronomy community
  • Promote and amplify the astronomy community’s contemporary and historic work
  • Develop projects and priorities that challenge Library staff to excel at an international level
  • Seek strategic collaborations that sustain Library programs, services, and projects
  • Enable scientific advancement through outreach and training programs