Events of Interest Week of June 8-12, 2009 (Updated June 7)

Events of Interest Week of June 8-12, 2009 (Updated June 7)

The following events that may be of interest have been announced for next week. This article is updated to add the June 9 House Appropriations Committee full committee markup of the CJS bill (which includes NASA, NOAA and NSF) since it is now on the Congress Daily (subscription required) calendar. Note: dates, times and witnesses for congressional hearings and markups are subject to change. Check with the respective committee for the most up to date information.

In Washington, DC

NASA. NOAA, NSF Budget Markup: House Appropriations Full Committee Markup of CJS Bill

June 9 11:00 am House Appropriations Committee 2359 Rayburn

DOD Budget Hearing: Senate Appropriations Subcommittee

June 9 10:30 am Senate Appropriations Defense subcommittee 192 Dirksen

NOAA Budget Hearing: Senate Commerce Subcommittee

June 11 11:00 am Senate Commerce Oceans subcommittee 253 Russell

DOD Budget Markup: House Subcommittee Markup of DOD Authorization Bill

June 11 1:00 pm House Armed Services Strategic Forces Subcommittee 2118 Rayburn

(The other HASC subcommittees also will mark up this week, but national security space programs are primarily under the jurisdiction of this subcommittee).

In Pasadena, CA

June 8-11 NRC Astro2010 Program Prioritization Panels Pasadena Convention Center

Each of the four NRC panels has its own website where agendas can be viewed. Almost all of the space-related astrophysics projects are dealt with in the third panel (EOS), although the fourth deals with gravitation missions, e.g., LISA. Some portions of the meetings are closed. The main website for the Astro 2010 decadal survey is here.

Radio, Millimeter and Submillimeter Astronomy from the Ground (RMS)
Optical and Infrared Astronomy from the Ground (OIR)
Electromagnetic Observations from Space (EOS)
Particle Astrophysics and Gravitation (PAG)

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