Kuiper Kat's Astronomy

NASA JPL Solar System Ambassador

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Join me on Saturday, December 5 at 7:00 PM for some social distance stargazing! Weather permitting, you can catch the live-stream here: Kuiper Kat Instagram

The live-stream will be reposted to Facebook and YouTube the following day.

Astronomy Night: July 2019, with the Intrepid Sea, Air, & Space Museum

Hells Kitchen, NY


Katherine Troche is a Brooklyn, NY native and operates under the moniker Kuiper Kat's Astronomy in New York, NY.

Through volunteer initiatives, Katherine spends her time conducting astronomy-related outreach for various organizations and institutions throughout the five boroughs by coordinating public viewings and informative lectures focused on topics and events relevant to astronomy and space exploration. Her primary focus is to engage and educate the general public in the hope of cultivating an interest in STEM and STEM related science.

Katherine is a current volunteer
Solar System Ambassador with NASA/JPL, volunteer astronomer at The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum and guest presenter at the Poppenhusen Library in College Point, NY. Her past work includes: guest presenter at the Stamford Museum & Nature Center in Stamford, CT, and former board of directors member for the Amateur Astronomers Association of New York.

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