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You're Invited to NRC Space Science Week in DC

Thursday, February 20, 2014 - 15:41

Join the standing committees of the National Research Council (NRC) Space Studies Board and Board on Physics and Astronomy as they convene to discuss issues and advances in their fields. NRC Space Science Week will take place at the National Academy of Sciences Building, 2101 Constitution Ave., NW, Washington, DC, 3-5 March 2014.

On the afternoon of 3 March, a plenary session will include an update on NASA Science Mission Directorate activities from NASA Associate Administrator John Grunsfeld and presentations on international planning in space science by representatives of several international agencies. 

On the evening of 4 March, Sara Seager, Professor of Planetary Science and Physics at MIT and 2013 MacArthur Fellow, will give a public presentation on exoplanet science and the search for life beyond Earth.

For more information and a detailed agenda, please visit the National Academies webpage.

Michael H. Moloney
National Research Council
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