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Space Science Week March 26-28, 2019--Washington, DC 
Space Science Week, a joint meeting of the space science discipline committees of the Space Studies Board, Board on Physics and Astronomy, and Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board will take place at The National Academies Building in Washington, DC (2101 Constitution Avenue, NW), March 26-28, 2019. At this meeting, the committees convene in plenary, joint, and individual sessions to discuss issues and advances in their fields. Registration is now open.

Plenary Presentations 

*This list of available presentations contain only those for which the presenter has agreed to permit its posting on this website. You may view the available presentations of each discipline committee on its project page which is posted above.  If there are other presentations you hope to view, please send your request to for further information.

Public Lecture March 27, 2019 at 7pm


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Dr. Eric Rignot, Donald Bren Professor of Earth System Science at the University of California, Irvine will discuss Sea level rise from melting ice sheets.

For further more detailed information on each of the discipline committees, including agendas and copies of presentations made at Space Science Week committee sessions, view the individual committee's website (linked below).

Meeting Location:

National Academy of Sciences Building
2101 Constitution Ave., N.W.
Washington, DC 20001

Directions to the National Academy of Sciences Building

The National Academy of Sciences Building, located in the Foggy Bottom area of Washington, D.C., is served by
Ronald Reagan National Airport (DCA), Dulles International Airport (IAD) and Baltimore/Washington International Airport (BWI). It is accessible by Metro's Orange and Blue lines. Limited parking is available for participants in the visitors parking area of the NAS building. Parking is provided on a first-come basis, and overflow is directed to public parking garages. Street parking is also available.The public parking facilities closest to the NAS Building are Colonial Parking (20th Street, NW, between E and F Streets) and Columbia Plaza (23rd and Virginia Avenue, NW). See link regarding directions for more information.

Future Events:

The next Space Science Week will be held on March 24-26,  2020 in Washington, DC.



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