First Women / Americans at the Moon South Pole 2020-2021
American Space Enterprise Community Update
Jul 10 — NASA, ESA, “KBO Chasers” Observing Teams, Multiple Locations: Using Hubble, Gaia, Sofia, and observatories in South Africa & Argentina, science teams will attempt to observe stellar occultations by Kuiper Belt Object 2014 MU69 to aid New Horizons flyby encounter Jan 1, 2019.
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Weekly Planet Watch – Evening Planets: Mercury (WNW), Jupiter (SW), Saturn (S); Morning Planets: Venus (E), Uranus (SE), Neptune (SE).
Juno Begins 2nd Year at Jupiter, Plans Great Red Spot 9,000 km Altitude Flyby
| Jul 10 — Secure World Foundation, Washington DC: Trash in the Skies II: Industry Perspectives on Dealing with Space Debris; Rayburn House, 12:00-14:00.
Jul 10 — International Space Elevator Consortium, Online / Seattle WA: Abstracts Due: ISEC Space Elevator Conference 2017; occurring Aug 25-27.
Jul 10-12 — AIAA, Atlanta GA: AIAA Propulsion and Energy Forum and Exposition (Propulsion and Energy 2017); at Hyatt Regency.
Jul 10-12 — Space Telescope Science Institute, NASA, ESA, CSA, Baltimore MD: Meeting: Planning Transiting Exoplanet Science with JWST.
Jul 10-14 — International Astronomical Union, Potsdam, Germany: IAU Symposium 334: Rediscovering Our Galaxy.
Jul 10-14 — The Pedagogical University of Krakow, Krakow, Poland: 8th Meeting on Hot Subdwarfs and Related Objects.
Jul 10-14 — Leiden University, Lorentz Center, Space Telescope Science Institute, Leiden, The Netherlands: Workshop: Large Surveys of the Great Andromeda Galaxy.
Jun 26 – Jul 21 — Other Worlds Laboratory at University of California – Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz CA: 2017 Exoplanet Summer Program.
Jun 30 – Jul 29 — Space Media Ventures, National Space Society, Online: Kickstarter Campaign: Space Odyssey Game; presented by Neil DeGrasse Tyson, for people of all ages to experience new Worlds and add to them as real science & their collective imagination allows.
Jul 9-14 — Astronomical Society of Australia, Research School of Astronomy & Astrophysics (RSAA) at Australian National University, Canberra, Australia: Astronomical Society of Australia 2017 Annual Meeting; includes Annual General Meeting of ASA and the public Harley Wood Lecture.
Jul 11-13 — Keck Institute for Space Studies, California Institute of Technology, The National Academies, Pasadena CA: Space Science Opportunities Augmented by Exploration Telepresence – Part II; Committee on the Review of Progress toward Implementing the Decadal Survey Vision and Voyages for Planetary Sciences.
Jul 11 – Aug 11 — Mars Spacecraft, Mars Orbit: Superior Solar Conjunction to prevent normal operations for international Mars missions, craft will undergo critical operations stand-down during this time frame and most will rely on automated systems.
Jul 11 — Apollo Asteroid 2017 MC4: Near-Earth Flyby (0.019 AU).
Jul 12 — Moon Express, Washington DC: Moon Express is expected to make press announcement.
Jul 12 — SETI Institute, Palo Alto CA: Lecture: Making Contact – Jill Tarter and the Search for ET; at Cubberley Community Center, 19:00.
Jul 12-14 — Langley Research Center, NASA, Hampton VA: NASA Langley 100th Anniversary Centennial Symposium; LRC 100th observation since creation July 13, 1917.
Jul 12-20 — Korean Physical Society, International Cosmic Ray Conference Committee, Korean Federation of Science and Technology Societies (KOFST), Bexco, Busan, South Korea: 35th International Cosmic Ray Conference (ICRC2017).
Jul 13 — Lunar and Planetary Institute, Houston TX: Seminar: MESSENGER Observations of Mercury’s Dynamic Magnetosphere; James Slavin, University of Michigan, 15:30.
Jul 13 — Wallops Flight Facility Visitor Center, NASA, Assateague Island National Seashore, Delmarva Space Sciences Foundation, Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge, Wallops Island VA: Astronomy & Night Sky Summer Series.
Jul 13, 14 — Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Caltech/NASA, Pasadena CA: von Kármán Lecture Series 2017: Five Years of Exploring Gale Crater with the Curiosity Mars Rover; James Erickson and Ashwin Vasavada , Mars Science Laboratory Project Managers at JPL.
Jul 13 — Venus: 3.1° N of Aldebaran, 08:03.
Jul 14 — Roscosmos State Corporation, Launch Soyuz / Kanopus-V-IK, Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan: Russia government Soyuz rocket to launch Kanopus-V-IK infrared Earth observation satellite for Roscosmos, Russia Zond solar research satellite, multiple small spacecraft from U.S. companies.
Jul 14 — Space Foundation, Colorado Springs CO: Next Generation Space Leaders Program; at Space Foundation World Headquarters and Discovery Center, 14:00 – 20:00.
Jul 14 — Peninsula Astronomical Society, Los Altos Hills CA: Lecture: Surviving Space Radiation – Lessons from Microorganisms; by Ivan Paulino-Lima of NASA Ames Research Center and USRA, 19:30.
Jul 14 — Space Center Houston, Houston TX: Lunch with an Astronaut, Brian Duffy, adult US$69.95.
Jul 14 — Chinese Academy of Sciences National Space Science Center, Space Studies Board of US National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, Online / Pasadena CA: Applications Due for 7th and 8th Forum for New Leaders in Space Science; to be held Jan and Jul 2018.
Jul 14 — Apollo Asteroid 2014 UV115: Near-Earth Flyby (0.096 AU).
Jul 15 — ShareSpace Foundation, Kennedy Space Center, NASA, KSC FL: Apollo 11 Anniversary Gala with Buzz Aldrin; also featuring Star Trek’s George Takei and Nichelle Nichols.
Jul 15 — International Observe the Moon Night Organization, Global: 8th International Observe the Moon Night; encouraging observation, appreciation, understanding of the Moon with a special focus on eclipse-related lunar science supporting the upcoming Great American Eclipse.
Jul 15 — NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, NASA, Pasadena CA: Engineering on a Budget – Educator Workshop.
Jul 15 — Apollo Asteroid 2017 MR8: Near-Earth Flyby (0.008 AU).
Jul 15 — Apollo Asteroid 2017 BS6: Near-Earth Flyby (0.055 AU).
Jul 15 — Apollo Asteroid 2015 XZ378: Near-Earth Flyby (0.080 AU).
Jul 16-20 — International Conference on Environmental Systems Steering Committee, Charleston SC: 47th International Conference on Environmental Systems.
Jul 16-21 — International Society for the Study of the Origin of Life (ISSOL), San Diego CA: 18th International Conference on the Origin of Life.
Jul16-22 — Rencontres du Vietnam, Quy Nhon, Vietnam: 13th Rencontres du Vietnam: Neutrinos.
Jul 16 — Moon: At last quarter, 09:26.
Jul 16 — Apollo Asteroid 2007 MB4: Near-Earth Flyby (0.037 AU).