Events

March 19, 2014

Upcoming events, April 2014

April 1-3International Cometary Workshop: Comets as Tracers of Solar System Formation and Evolution, Toulouse, France

 

April 1-3Space Tech Expo: Design – Build – Test, Long Beach, Calif.

 

April 1-413th RHESSI Workshop, Windisch, Switzerland

 

April 1-42014 AusGO/AAO Observational Techniques Workshop, Sydney, Australia

 

April 4Lecture: Properties of the Lunar Regolith Revealed by the Diviner Lunar Radiometer, Houston, Texas

 

April 5-8American Physical Society April Meeting 2014, Savannah, Ga.

 

April 7-9Workshop: Applications of Asteroid Redirection Technology, Pasadena, Calif.

 

April 7-9Faraday Discussion 168: Astrochemistry of Dust, Ice and Gas, Leiden, The Netherlands

 

April 7-102nd Interational Conference on Remote Sensing and Geoinformation of Environment, Paphos, Cyprus

 

April 7-102nd Radio and Antenna Days of the Indian Ocean (RADIO), Flic-en-Flac, Mauritius

 

April 7-11Workshop: Herbig Ae/Be Stars – The Missing Link in Star Formation, Santiago, Chile

 

April 7-17Workshop: Neutrino Theory and Phenomenology, Stockholm, Sweden

 

April 8-10Titan Through Time Workshop 3, Laurel, Md.

 

April 8-11Space Weather Workshop, Boulder, Colo.

 

April 8-11Fourth International Workshop on Lunar and Planetary Compact and Cryogenic Science and Technology Applications, Cocoa Beach, Fla.

 

April 10 & 11Lecture: For the Benefit of All Mankind – The JPL Technology Transfer Program, Pasadena, Calif.

 

April 10-11NASA Community Workshop on the Global Exploration Roadmap, Baltimore, Md.

 

April 10-11e-Merlin Early Science Meeting, Manchester, United Kingdom

 

April 10-12 – Conference: Embattled Heavens – The Militarization of Space in Science, Fiction, and Politics, Berlin, Germany

 

April 10-127th International Meeting of Astronomy and Astronautics, Campos, Brazil

 

April 11Royal Astronomical Society Ordinary Meeting, London, United Kingdom

 

April 11Meeting: Bridging the Gap – Comets after Stardust and Before Rosetta, London, United Kingdom

 

April 11Meeting: Non-equilibrium Plasmas, From the X-rays to the UV – Challenges for Modelling, London, United Kingdom

 

April 11Lecture: Volcanism in the Solar System, Houston, Texas

 

April 12-13Northeast Astronomy Forum, Suffern, N.Y.

 

April 12-13Cosford IV Conference: Propulsion, Projects, People and Places, Cosford, United Kingdom

 

April 13-1710th European Space Power Conference, Noordwijkerhout, the Netherlands

 

April 14-16Workshop: Seven Years in Chile – The Accomplishments and Goals of Czech Astronomers at ESO, Prague, Czech Republic

 

April 14-16Exoplanet UK Community Meeting, Cambridge, United Kingdom

 

April 14-17Workshop: Exploiting VST ATLAS and Its Sister Surveys, Durham, United Kingdom

 

April 14-17GEOINT 2013 Symposium, Tampa, Fla.

 

April 14-18Workshop: Fire Down Below – The Impact of Feedback on Star and Galaxy Formation, Santa Barbara, Calif.

 

April 15-16NASA materialsLAB Workshop, Arlington, Va.

 

April 15-17European Navigation Conference 2014, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

 

April 16-18Conference: Cosmological Quests for the Next Decade, Daejeon, South Korea

 

April 17Lecture: Human Settlement in Space – Bases in Near Space, Washington, D.C.

 

April 17-18Meeting: Space-Based Additive Manufacturing of Space Hardware, Irvine, Calif.

 

April 20-25Advanced School: The Interaction of Stars with the Interstellar Medium of Galaxies, Les Houches, France

 

April 20-26Exoplanetary Science Meeting, Quy Nhon, Vietnam

 

April 21-25International High Power Laser Ablation and International Beamed Energy Propulsion Symposium, Santa Fe, N.M.

 

April 22-24Humans to Mars Summit 2014, Washington, D.C.

 

April 22-245th International Workshop on Remote Sensing of Vegetation Fluorescence, Paris, France

 

April 22-2511th INTEGRAL/BART Workshop, Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic

 

April 22-253rd Session of the Sant Cugat Forum on Astrophysics: Gravitational Waves Astrophysics, Barcelona, Spain

 

April 22-252nd Argentinian-Brazilian Meeting: Gravitation, Astrophysics, and Cosmology, Buenos Aires, Argentina

 

April 22-25WE-Heraeus-Seminar: Massive Neutrinos, Bad Honnef, Germany

 

April 22-26International School of Space Science: Observing the Universe with the Cosmic Microwave Background, L’Aquila, Italy

 

April 22-May 2Workshop: Neutrinos in Cosmology and Astrophysics, Stockholm, Sweden

 

April 23-25Meeting: A Framework for Analyzing the Needs for Continuity of NASA-Sustained Remote Sensing Observations of the Earth from Space, Irvine, Calif.

 

April 23-25School: From Classical to Quantum GR – Applications to Cosmology, Sussex, United Kingdom

 

April 24-25Writing Meeting – Review of the National Science Foundation’s Division of Atmospheric and Geospace Sciences Draft Science Goals and Objectives, Woods Hole, Mass.

 

April 26NASA Academy’s 20th Anniversary Event, Washington, D.C.

 

April 26-27USA Science and Engineering Festival, Washington, D.C.

 

April 27-30Conference: The Formation and Growth of Galaxies in the Young Universe, Obergurgl, Austria

 

April 27-May 2European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2014, Vienna, Austria

 

April 28-292014 Interplanetary Small Satellite Conference: Beyond LEO, Pasadena, Calif.

 

April 28-309th Iberian Cosmology Meeting, Aveiro, Portugal

 

April 28-May 1Symposium: Habitable Worlds Across Time and Space, Baltimore, Md.

 

April 28-May 12014 Meeting of the Division on Dynamical Astronomy, Philadelphia, Penn.

 

April 28-May 321th Young Scientists’ Conference on Astronomy and Space Physics, Kyiv, Ukraine

 

April 30Colloquium: Ear to the Edge of Time, Sydney, Australia




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