PING Student Meets President Obama

PING 2015: Exploring the Cosmos with NRAO student Ava Patino meets with President Obama prior to the October 19th White House Astronomy Night event. PING is in collaboration between the National Society of Black Physicists (NSBP http://nsbp.org/), Associated Universities Inc. (AUI), and the National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) to encourage girls and traditionally underrepresented minorities to pursue careers in astronomy and physics. NSBP President, Dr. Paul Gueye is also pictured in the background. The PING 2015 program was held at the NRAO facilities in Green Bank, WV. For more information visit http://aui.wpengine.com/news/white-house-star-party/ .

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President Barack Obama greets White House Astronomy Night participants in the China Room of the White House, Oct. 19, 2015. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)This photograph is provided by THE WHITE HOUSE as a courtesy and may be printed by the subject(s) in the photograph for personal use only. The photograph may not be manipulated in any way and may not otherwise be reproduced, disseminated or broadcast, without the written permission of the White House Photo Office. This photograph may not be used in any commercial or political materials, advertisements, emails, products, promotions that in any way suggests approval or endorsement of the President, the First Family, or the White House.

President Barack Obama greets White House Astronomy Night participants in the China Room of the White House, Oct. 19, 2015. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)This photograph is provided by THE WHITE HOUSE as a courtesy and may be printed by the subject(s) in the photograph for personal use only. The photograph may not be manipulated in any way and may not otherwise be reproduced, disseminated or broadcast, without the written permission of the White House Photo Office. This photograph may not be used in any commercial or political materials, advertisements, emails, products, promotions that in any way suggests approval or endorsement of the President, the First Family, or the White House.

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