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Events of Interest: Week of March 18-23, 2012
The following events may be of interest in the week ahead. They include a segment scheduled to air tonight (Sunday) on 60 Minutes about Elon Musk and SpaceX.
The House and Senate both are in session this week.
Sunday, March 18
Monday-Friday, March 19-23
- Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (LPSC), The Woodlands, TX (near Houston)
- Masursky lecture featuring Brown University's Dr. James Head on "Mars Climate History: A Geological Perspective" on Monday from 1:30-2:30 pm CT (2:30-3:30 pm ET) will be livestreamed
- NASA briefing by Associate Administrator for Science John Grunsfeld on Monday at 5:30 pm CT (6:30 pm ET) will be livestreamed
- Community Forum on Tuesday from 12:00-1:15 pm CT (1:00-2:15 pm ET) will be livestreamed
Tuesday, March 20
- Aerospace States Association Policy Forum, 8:00 am - 12:00 pm ET, 2325 Rayburn
- Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on the FY2013 Air Force budget request, 9:30 am ET, G-50 Dirksen
- House SS&T Hearing on the FY2013 budget request for the FAA's Office of Commercial Space Transportation, 10:00 am ET, 2318 Rayburn
- LPSC Community Forum, 12:00-1:15 pm CT (1:00-2:15 pm ET), livestreamed (see above)
- House Appropriations CJS Subcommittee hearing on FY2013 NOAA budget request (postponed from February 29), 2:30 pm ET, H-309 Dirksen
Wednesday, March 21
- House Appropriations CJS Subcommittee hearing on FY2013 NASA budget request, 9:00 am ET, 2359 Rayburn
- AIAA-NCS section luncheon with NASA's Bill Gerstenmaier, 11:30 am - 1:30 pm, Pier 7 Restaurant, 650 Water St., SW, Washington, DC.
- Lecture on James Webb Space Telescope by GSFC's Amber Straughn, 11:30 am ET, Library of Congress Madison Building, Washington DC
Wednesday-Thursday, March 21-22
Wednesday-Friday, March 21-23
Thursday, March 22
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