Space science and exploration workshop: Nov. 8-10 in Irvine, Calif.

October 18, 2010

NASA's exploration of space has been largely motivated by questions such as how the universe and the solar system began, whether there is life beyond Earth, and what the future might hold for humans in space. "Sharing the Adventure with the Public: The Value and Excitement of 'Grand Questions' of Space Science and Exploration," a three-day workshop hosted by the National Research Council's Space Studies Board, will feature researchers, media specialists, and other experts who will focus on how searching for answers to these questions shapes the nation's space program and how to convey this research to the public. Speakers will include:DETAILS

The workshop, which is free and open to the public, will take place in the auditorium of the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Center, 100 Academy Drive, Irvine, Calif. A complete agenda and registration is available at http://www.nas.edu/ssb under "News and Events."

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