What an incredible International Year of Astronomy 2009. Naming Pluto's endorsement as a Special Global Project (1 of only 12) by the IYA2009 is a remarkable achievement.

The Science Museum in London features clips of Naming Pluto in its 2year Cosmos & Culture exhibition, giving over 1million children and adults access to Venetia's story.

This truly British film has scooped:

Winner: Best UK Doc. - Flagstaff Film Festival - UK
Winner: Best Doc. Short - Rockport Film Festival - USA
Winner: Best Doc. 2nd Place - Palm Springs Shortfest - USA
Winner: Jury Remi Award - Houston Worldfest - USA
Winner: Festival Award - Paso Robles Festival - USA
Nominee: Best Doc. - Soho Rushes - UK
Nominee: Best Short - Cinequest Film Festival - USA

Televised features include BBC Oxford & BBC South East News and online press articles include Astronomy Now, Universe Today & Oxford Mail.

2009 was greatly saddened by the death of Venetia on 30th April, aged 90. She will be very sadly missed.

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