Events of Interest: Week of October 14-20, 2012 – UPDATE

Events of Interest: Week of October 14-20, 2012 – UPDATE

UPDATE:   This is Earth Science Week and information about related events has been added in the “During the Week” section.

The following events may be of interest in the week ahead.   Congress remains in recess (except for pro forma sessions) until after the elections.

During the Week

October 14-20 is Earth Science Week, an annual celebration established in 1998 by the American Geophysical Union to help children, students and the general public understand how geoscientists collection information about the planet, according a NASA website.  NASA is planning a number of Internet-based events as well as a Univisión radio interview in Spanish on Tuesday with scientists Erika Podest and Miguel Romain.   The list of NASA-sponsored events is on our calender.  This year NASA is reaching out to the Spanish-speaking community not only with Tuesday’s radio interview on Univisión, but a dedicated section of its Earth Science Week website in Spanish.

Sunday-Friday, October 14-19

  • DPS 2012 (Division on Planetary Science of the American Astronomical Society), Reno, NV

Monday-Thursday, October 15-18

Tuesday, October 16

Wednesday-Thursday, October 17-18

  • ISPCS 2012 (International Symposium for Personal and Commercial Spaceflight), Las Cruces, NM

Thursday, October 18


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