Space Studies Board
THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES PRESS
The Space Studies Board is a unit of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. The National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, and National Academy of Medicine work together as the National Academies to provide independent, objective analysis and advice to the nation and conduct other activities to solve complex problems and inform public policy decisions. The National Academies also encourage education and research, recognize outstanding contributions to knowledge, and increase public understanding in matters of science, engineering, and medicine.
Support for the work of the Space Studies Board and its committees in 2017 was provided by National Aeronautics and Space Administration contracts NNH11CD57B, NNH16CE01B, and NNH17CB02B; National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Contract WC133R-11-CQ-0048; National Science Foundation Grant AGS-1551518; U.S. Geological Survey Grant G15AP00107; Lockheed Martin; and the Heising-Simons Foundation. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication do not necessarily reflect the views of any organization or agency that provided support.
International Standard Book Number-13: 978-0-309-47759-8
International Standard Book Number-10: 0-309-47759-X
Digital Object Identifier: https://doi.org/10.17226/25146.
Space Studies Board Chairs and Vice Chairs
SPACE STUDIES BOARD CHAIRS
Lloyd V. Berkner (deceased), 1958–1962
Harry H. Hess (deceased), 1962–1969
Charles H. Townes (deceased), 1970–1973
Richard M. Goody, 1974–1976
A.G.W. Cameron (deceased), 1977–1981
Thomas M. Donahue (deceased), 1982–1988
Louis J. Lanzerotti, 1989–1994
Claude R. Canizares, 1994–2000
John H. McElroy (deceased), 2000–2003
Lennard A. Fisk, 2003–2008
Charles F. Kennel, 2008–2014
David N. Spergel, 2014–2016
Fiona A. Harrison 2017–present
SPACE STUDIES BOARD VICE CHAIRS
George A. Paulikas, 2003–2006
A. Thomas Young, 2006–2010
John M. Klineberg, 2011–2014
Robert D. Braun, 2014–present
David N. Spergel, 2017
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