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Program of Public Events

September 10, 2007

Space Telescope Science Institute

Baltimore, Maryland

Understanding the Universe

John Mather, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Recipient of the 2006 Nobel Prize in Physics

October 19, 2007

University of New Hampshire

Durham, New Hampshire

Global Climate Change and Human Causes

Ralph J. Cicerone, President, National Academy of Sciences

December 1, 2007

University of California at Irvine

Irvine, California

All-day colloquium

December 7, 2007

National Space Science and Technology Center

Huntsville, Alabama

Science Goes to the Moon and Planets: Celebrating 50 Years Since the IGY

Wesley T. Huntress, Jr., Director Emeritus, Geophysical Laboratory, Carnegie Institution

January 16, 2008

Florida State and Florida A&M Challenger Learning Center

Tallahassee, Florida

Leaving the Planet—Science and Technology Development: Results on the International Space Station

Carl Walz, NASA Astronaut, Director, Advanced Capabilities, NASA Exploration Systems Mission Directorate

February 20, 2008

University of Texas

Austin, Texas

The Possibility of Life Elsewhere in the Universe

Christopher F. Chyba, Professor of Astrophysical Sciences and International Affairs Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University

March 27, 2008

Committee on Space Research

Paris, France

Understanding the Poles of the Earth, Moon, and Mars

Christopher Rapley, Director, Science Museum, London, England

April 14, 2008

Laboratory for Atmospheric and

Space Physics, University of Colorado at Boulder

Boulder, Colorado

Voyager’s Journey to the Edge of Interstellar Space

Edward C. Stone, Professor of Physics, Caltech; Voyager Project Scientist, JPL



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C Program of Public Events September 10, 2007 Understanding the Universe Space Telescope Science Institute John Mather, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Recipient of the Baltimore, Maryland 2006 Nobel Prize in Physics October 19, 2007 Global Climate Change and Human Causes University of New Hampshire Ralph J. Cicerone, President, National Academy of Sciences D urham, New Hampshire December 1, 2007 All-day colloquium University of California at Irvine Irvine, California December 7, 2007 Science Goes to the Moon and Planets: Celebrating 50 Years Since the IGY National Space Science and Technology Center Wesley T. Huntress, Jr., Director Emeritus, Geophysical Laboratory, Huntsville, Alabama Carnegie Institution January 16, 2008 Leaving the Planet—Science and Technology Development: Results on the International Space Station Florida State and Florida A&M Challenger Learning Center Carl Walz, NASA Astronaut, Director, Advanced Capabilities, NASA Tallahassee, Florida Exploration Systems Mission Directorate February 20, 2008 The Possibility of Life Elsewhere in the Universe University of Texas Christopher F. Chyba, Professor of Astrophysical Sciences and Austin, Texas International Affairs Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University March 27, 2008 Understanding the Poles of the Earth, Moon, and Mars Committee on Space Research Christopher Rapley, Director, Science Museum, London, England Paris, France April 14, 2008 Voyager’s Journey to the Edge of Interstellar Space Laboratory for Atmospheric and Edward C. Stone, Professor of Physics, Caltech; Voyager Project Space Physics, University of Scientist, JPL Colorado at Boulder Boulder, Colorado 11

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12 FORGING THE FUTURE OF SPACE SCIENCE April 25, 2008 Future of Space and Earth Robotic Exploration: Scientific and Technological Challenges West Virginia High Technology Consortium Foundation Charles Elachi, Director, JPL Fairmont, West Virginia June 26, 2008 All-day colloquium—including the presentation of the Space Studies The National Academies Board’s first James A. Van Allen Lectureship for career achievement in Washington, D.C. space and Earth science.