Skip to Main Content
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine
Space Studies Board
Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences
Board Members
Board Meetings
Discipline Committees
Decadal Surveys
Current Projects
Completed Projects
Lloyd V. Berkner Space Policy Internships

Contact Us

Space Studies Board
500 Fifth Street, NW
Washington, DC
Phone: (202) 334-3477
Fax: (202) 334-3701

Bookmark and Share 

  Follow us on Twitter 

  SSW banner white



Learn about Space Science Week 2018  held on March 27-29, 2018, in Washington DC.

 Agendas in pdf  format

Learn About the March 29th Public Lecture With Kevin Hand.
Please note: if you have registered to attend the Space Science Week Meeting on March 28-30, then you have already registered to attend the public lecture.


For further more detailed information on each of the standing committees, including copies of presentations made at Space Science Week standing 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.


 Upcoming Events:

The Next Space Science Week will be held in March 2018 in Washington, DC.

Presentations to be posted at the links below post meeting.


Plenary Presentations
Sarah Gibson, SSB-No Slides

Thomas Zurbuchen, NASA
Lea Shanley, UNC
Barbara J. Thompson, NASA
Lev Zelenyi, RAS
Chi Wang, CAS
Athena Coustenis, ESSC

CAA Presentations
CAPS Presentations
CBPSS Presentations
CESAS Presentations
CSSP Presentations


View Archive of Space Science Week 2016

Questions or comments may be directed to






Space Science Week March 28-30, 2017--Washington, DC