APRSAF to Meet in Bengaluru India with Extensive International Cooperation
Nov 13-15 — International Academy of Astronautics, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering Department – University of Florida, Orlando FL: 1st IAA Conference on Space Situational Awareness (ICSSA).
Nov 13-15 — Space Telescope Science Institute, NASA, ESA, CSA, Baltimore MD: Meeting: Planning Solar System Observations with JWST.
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Weekly Planet Watch – Evening Planets: Saturn (SW), Uranus (SE), Neptune (SE); Morning Planets: Mars (NE), Venus (ENE), Jupiter (ENE).
Europe Advancing NewSpace and Moon Village Concept
| Nov 13-16 — International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis, NASA, Denver CO: Supercomputing Conference Exhibition 2017; NASA to showcase science and technologies.
Nov 13-17 — Nexus for Exoplanet System Science (NExSS), NASA, Laramie WY: Habitable Worlds 2017: A System Science Workshop.
Nov 13-17 — International Astronomical Union, University of Cape Town, South African Astronomical Observatory, Stellenbosch, South Africa: IAU Symposium 339: Southern Horizons in Time-Domain Astronomy.
Nov 13 — Apollo Asteroid 326354 (2000 SJ344): Near-Earth Flyby (0.073 AU).
Oct 21 – Dec 4 — Johnson Space Center, NASA, Houston TX: Campaign 4: Mission 3 – Human Exploration Research Analog (HERA 2017); 45 day analog spaceflight / Moon / Mars mission.
NET Nov – Apr 2018 — CNSA, Tiangong-1 Earth Atmosphere Reentry, LEO: China 1st Space Lab to be disintegrated during Earth atmosphere reentry after slow orbit decay beginning March 16, 2016; predicted to reenter between 43°N and 43°S latitudes during this time frame.
Nov 12-13 — Institute of Space and Astronautical Science (ISAS) of Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, Lunar and Planetary Laboratory (LPL) of University of Arizona, Tucson AZ: Arizona-JAXA Workshop 2017: Planetary Science Enabled by Epsilon Class Missions.
Nov 12-18 — French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS), Cargese, France: 13th School of Cosmology: The CMB from A to Z.
Nov 14 — United Launch Alliance, Launch Delta 2 / Joint Polar Satellite System-1 spacecraft, Vandenberg AFB CA: Launch of Joint Polar Satellite System-1 (JPSS-1) spacecraft, developed by NASA Goddard Space Flight Center for NOAA, aboard Delta 2 rocket.
Nov 14 — National Geographic, Broadcast: Premier of MARS: Our Future on the Red Planet.
Nov 14 — Lunar and Planetary Observatory Association, University of Arizona, Tucson AZ: Colloquium: Kronoseismology – Probing Saturn’s Interior Via Its Rings; Professor Philip Nicholson of Cornell University.
Nov 14-16 — ESA, DLR, CNES, Noordwijk, The Netherlands: 5th Human Dependability Workshop (HUDEP 2017): Towards Human Centered Design in the Whole System Life Cycle.
Nov 14-16 — National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, Washington DC: Meeting: Best Practices for a Future Open Code Policy for NASA Space Science.
Nov 14-17 — ISRO, JAXA, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) of Japan, Bengaluru, India: Asia-Pacific Regional Space Agency Forum (APRSAF-24).
Nov 14 — Moon: 3.0° NNE of Mars, 17:00; 6.6° NNE of Spica, 10:00; 0.41° S.S.W. of asteroid 4 Vesta, 22:00.
Nov 15 — CNSA, Launch Long March 4C / Fengyun 3D, Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center: China Long March 4C rocket to launch the Fengyun 3D weather satellite into polar orbit.
Nov 15 — SpaceX, Launch Falcon 9 / Zuma, Cape Canaveral AFS FL: SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket set to launch Zuma payload for U.S. government; Falcon 1st stage to return to landing Zone-1.
Nov 15 — PBS, Time Inc., Broadcast / Arlington VA: Beyond a Year in Space; part 2 of Year in Space; chronicles astronaut Scott Kelly return & adjustment to life on Earth after spending 12 months at ISS – the longest space mission in American history.
Nov 15 — Moon: 1.9° NNE of comet 45P Honda-Mrkos-Pajdusakova, 06:00; 3.9° NNE of Jupiter, 14:00; 3.8° NNE of Venus, 22:00.
Nov 16-17 — The Ministry of the Economy of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, ESA, Space Frontier Foundation, Luxembourg City: NewSpace Europe: New Frontiers of Opportunity; featuring Johann-Dietrich Wörner – ESA, Jochen Harms – OHB Venture Capital, Pete Worden – Breakthrough Prize Foundation.
Nov 16-17 — Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Caltech/NASA, Pasadena CA: Lecture: Mars 2020 Lecture or There and Back Again.
Nov 16-18 — Students for the Exploration and Development of Space (SEDS), University of Central Florida, Cape Canaveral FL: SEDS SpaceVision 2017.
Nov 16 — Apollo Asteroid 2000 UO30: Near-Earth Flyby (0.074 AU).
Nov 16 — Apollo Asteroid 2013 TK69: Near-Earth Flyby (0.082 AU).
Nov 17 — `Imiloa Astronomy Center, University of Hawai`i – Hilo, Hilo HI: Mauna Kea Skies Talk; astronomers from Mauna Kea observatories speak about recent discoveries; this session features UKIRT; 19:00 HST, US$8-10.
Nov 17 — Caltech, Pasadena CA: Cosmic Lenses: Bending Light with Gravity; Denise Schmitz, 19:00.
Nov 17 — Peninsula Astronomical Society, Los Altos Hills CA: Lecture: Eclipse Extravaganza – The Great American Eclipse of 2017.
Nov 17 — Space Foundation, Online / Colorado Springs CO: Entries due for 8th Annual International Student Art Contest 2018 “My Space City Vision”; winners notified January 2018, to be displayed at 34th Space Symposium.
Nov 17 — Apollo Asteroid 444584 (2006 UK): Near-Earth Flyby (0.022 AU).
Nov 18 — National Space Society of North Texas, Grapevine TX: TX-Central Regional Space Development Conference; featuring Ken Murphy (Moon Society), Kurt Chankaya (Dallas Mars Society), Camille Wardrop Alleyne (NASA), UTD professor Donald Hicks.
Nov 18 — Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, University of Arizona, Tucson AZ: 39th Bratfest: The Grill Finale – Celebrating the Life of Cassini.
Nov 18 — Moon: New Moon, 01:42.
Nov 19-21 — Moon Village Association, International Space University, Strasbourg, France: 1st International Moon Village Workshop; featuring ESA Director General Jan Wörner, Association of Space Explorers Europe President Michel Tognini, JAXA VP International Relations Shizuo Yamamoto, NASA Associate Administrator for Strategy and Plans Tom Cremins.
Nov 19-21 — National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, Irvine CA: Meeting: Extraterrestrial Sample Analysis Facilities.
Nov 19 — Moon: 9.2° N of Antares, 06:00.
Nov 19 — Mars: Summer solstice, 16:00.