U.S. Astronomy Centre NOIRLab Unveils New Logo Design

The national centre for ground-based nighttime astronomy in the United States, known as the National Optical-Infrared Astronomy Research Laboratory, has announced a name change from “OIR Lab” to “NOIRLab” (pronounced “no-wah-lab”), an abbreviation of its longer formal name. The organisation’s reformulated name is to be accompanied by an all-new emblem, which is claimed to have […]
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Royal Astronomical Society Marks Bicentenary with New Logo

Britain’s world-famous Royal Astronomical Society (RAS) has revealed a new logo design as part of its bicentenary celebrations. The new symbol, which also gets an animated variant, forms the centrepiece of a rebrand carried out by London-based design consultancy, Johnson Banks. Inspired by, among other things, the Society’s motto ‘Let whatever shines be observed’, the […]
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Astronaut Thomas Pesquet Reveals New Space Mission Logo

European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut Thomas Pesquet has revealed the name and logo for his six-month mission to the International Space Station starting next November. Thomas will be the 10th astronaut from France to head into space and his mission name of Proxima continues the French tradition of referring to stars and constellations. The name […]
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