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Dr. Marcia Rieke, principal investigator for the Near-Infrared Camera on NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope is the Astronomical Society of the Pacific’s (ASP) 2023 recipient of its most prestigious award. ASP’s Catherine Wolfe Bruce Gold Medal honors Rieke, a Regents Professor of astronomy and Elizabeth Roemer Endowed Chair, Steward Observatory, at the University of Arizona. Rieke’s award and achievements were recognized at the ASP Awards Gala on Saturday, Nov. 11, in Redwood City, California.

DeVore, former Director of Education and Public Outreach and CEO for the SETI Institute is honored by the ASP for her decades of support and dedication to the ASP’s mission

The ASP will be honoring our 2023 award recipients in person at our Annual Gala on November 11, 2023 at the Grand Bay Hotel San Francisco, Redwood City, CA