The Center for Planetary Science is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to conducting scientific research; and promoting astronomy, planetary science, and astrophysics to the next generation of space explorers. 

Founder:  Dr. Antonio Paris is the Chief Scientist at the Center for Planetary Science. He is a 2015 graduate of NASA’s Mars Education Program at the Mars Space Flight Center, Arizona State University. His latest publications include:

  • Mars 3D: An Interactive Guide to the Red Planet (In Print August 2017)
  • Observations of Random Comets at 1420 MHz, The Journal of the Washington Academy, Spring 2017
  • Hydrogen Clouds from Comets 266/P Christensen and P/2008 Y2 (Gibbs), Journal of the Washington Academy, Winter 2016
  • The Physiological and Psychological Aspects of Sending Humans to Mars, The Washington Academy of Sciences, Winter 2015
  • Space Science, ISBN 978-1495101038, Spring 2014
  • Aerial Phenomena, ISBN 978-1467549271, Spring 2013

He is a member of the American Astronomical Society and is currently conducting research on gamma-ray pulsars, neutron stars, and black holes.

For more information, contact Dr. Paris at

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