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Astronomy and Space Exploration Society (UTASX) (ASX)

The Astronomy & Space Exploration Society (ASX) is a non-profit organization run by the University of Toronto space community, in Ontario, Canada. ASX’s purpose is to educate, excite, and inspire students, professionals, and the general public about astronomy and space.

Since its inception in 2003, ASX has rapidly grown to over 1500 members, and has organized and hosted 10 or more events per year, attracting hundreds of event attendees each year. ASX’s signature event is the annual Symposium, which has attracted an audience of up to 500 people in a single event. Other events include the “Star Talk” Lecture Series, Panel Discussions, Space Exploration Showcase, and Observing Nights. Topics of discussion have covered various facets of space, such as ‘Mars and Beyond’, ‘The Search for Life’, ‘Cosmology from the Stratosphere’, and ‘Space Business’.

Contact Information

Primary Contact
Ayush Pandhi
Secondary Contact
Gabrielle Galloway
Group Email Address
Contact Us
Official Group Website
Mailing Address

Group Profile

Organization Type
Recognized Student Group
Campus Association
St. George
Areas of Interest
Hobby and Leisure
Renewal Date
September 30, 2020

Group Leaders

Haya Sardar
Hansen Jiang
Graphics Designer
Julie Midroni
Symposium Director
Anthony Roitman
Web Designer
Charlie Hughes
Symposium Director
Lucy Liu
Events Director
Spencer Ki
Outreach Director
Cassandra Chanen
Vice President
Clarence Fung
Finance Director
Ayush Pandhi
Gabrielle Galloway
Events Director