Grand Mesa Observatory is a 501(c)3 nonprofit educational organization that will provide hands on experiences and educational opportunities to foster a passion for astronomy and science in western Colorado. We will be accomplishing this mission throughout the United States and other countries around the world via remote control of the telescopes.
- To create hands-on experiences for enrichment educational opportunities for those who have a passion for astronomy and science.
- To provide access to professional-grade astronomical equipment for individuals, groups, and organizations that may not otherwise have access.
- To engage both the local and online astronomical communities and provide educational opportunities for both.
- To coordinate with local schools, universities, nonprofit organizations, and science centers to offer programs that will enhance the learning experience of all those involved.
- To cultivate and encourage a passion for the STEM fields in educational institutions both in the United States and abroad.
- To become a financially self-sustaining organization that will eventually be able to provide grants and scholarships to local students.