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44th COSPAR SCIENTIFIC ASSEMBLY, July 16-24, 2022, Athens, Greece

The Committee on Space Research (COSPAR) will hold its 44th Scientific Assembly in Athens, Greece from July 16-24, 2022.

More information is on COSPAR’s website.  Follow the conference on Twitter @COSPAR_2022.

Media briefings will take place at 11:00 am EDT each day July 19-24 as follows:

Tuesday, July 19

  • John Mather, Hunting for black holes with the James Webb Space Telescope
  • Andrei Kounine, Ten years of alpha magnetic spectrometer operations on the International Space Station
  • Manuel Rodrigues, Results of the equivalence principle test in space by the MICROSCOPE satellite

Wednesday, July 20

  • Russ Howard, New Parker Solar Probe observations from the solar corona
  • Natalie Krivova,  Reconstruction of solar activity and variability
  • Christine Verbeke, Capabilities in observing and modeling coronal mass ejections

Thursday, July 21

  • Athena Coustenis, Recent activities for planetary protection
  • Michael Meyer, Opportunities and challenges of a Mars sample return campaign
  • Jamey Szalay, Discoveries from the atmosphere of Jupiter’s moon Europa

Friday, July 22

  • Stamatios Krimigis, 45 years of Voyager and the leadership of Ed Stone
  • Ralph McNutt, Results of the Interstellar Probe study: humankind’s first step to the stars


July 16 @ 8:00 am
July 24 @ 11:00 pm