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Space Studies Board Colloquium, Washington, DC

AAS Informational Email 2008-09

Marcos Huerta, John Bahcall Public Policy Fellow huerta at aas.org

Subject: Space Studies Board Colloquium, Washington, DC

This Informational Email is being sent to our DC-area members announcing a day-long colloquium in Washington at the National Academies. The Space Studies Board of the National Academies is having their final event of the "Forging the Future of Space Science: The Next 50 Years" seminar series. The final event is an all-day Colloquium on June 26 in Washington, DC.

http://www7.nationalacademies.org/ssb/IGY_DC_event.html

*Forging the Future of Space Science the Next 50 Years Space and Earth Science: 50 Years and Counting*
June 26, 2008
National Academy of Sciences Auditorium
2101 Constitution Ave., NW
Washington, D.C.

Speakers include:

- Congressman Alan B. Mollohan - Chair, Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, and Science House Appropriations Committee
- Ralph Cicerone - President, National Academy of Sciences
- and many others, including past presidents of the Space Science Board.

 

There also be Town Hall Discussions on:

- "Astrophysics and Space Physics"
- "Planetary Exploration and Astrobiology"
- "Microgravity Life and Physical Sciences"
- "Earth Science and Applications from Space"


The AAS encourages interested members in the Washington, DC area to attend.
More details and the registration site can be found at: http://www7.nationalacademies.org/ssb/IGY_DC_event.html
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