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The next Space Science Week will be held on March 26-28, 2019 in Washington, DC.

Space Science Week March 27-29, 2018--Washington, DC (ARCHIVE)
Space Science Week, a joint meeting of the space science discipline and standing committees of the Space Studies Board, Board on Physics and Astronomy, and Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board took place at The National Academies Building in Washington, DC (2101 Constitution Avenue, NW), March 27-29, 2018. At this meeting, the committees convened in plenary, joint, and individual sessions to discuss issues and advances in their fields.

Public Lecture: The Gravitational Wave Astronomical Revolution
March 28, 2018 at 7pm

View the Webcast


For further more detailed information on each of the discipline/standing committees, including 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.


Upcoming Events:

The Next Space Science Week will be held on March 26-28,  2019 in Washington, DC.

Presentations to be posted at the links below post meeting.


Plenary Presentations
Thomas Zurbuchen-Pending Permission
Fabio Favata-Slides Not available
David Parker
Maurice Borgeaud
Ji Wu
Hitoshi Kuninaka
Masaki Fujimoto

CAA Presentations
CAPS Presentations
CBPSS Presentations
CESAS Presentations
CSSP Presentations

View Archive of Space Science Week 2017


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