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COSPAR 2018, July 14-22, 2018, Pasadena, CA

The Committee on Space Research (COSPAR) will hold its 42nd Scientific Assembly from July 14-22, 2018 in Pasadena, CA.  More information is on the COSPAR website.

A public lecture will take place on July 17.  MIT’s Sara Seagar will present a public lecture on Wednesday night on “Mapping the Nearest Starts for Habitable Worlds,” followed by a panel discussion with Caltech’s Bethany Ehlmann and JPL’s Kevin Hand (moderated by the Planetary Society’s Bill Nye).

There are a number of other special sessions.

On Friday, July 20, a special panel discussion will be held to celebrate COSPAR’s 60th anniversary.  It features current COSPAR President Len DFisk, and two previous Presidents, Gerhard Haerendel and Roger-Maurice Bonnet.

The program does not indicate if any will be webcast.  Not that all times on the agenda are Pacific Daylight Time.


July 14, 2018 @ 5:00 am
July 22, 2018 @ 11:00 pm