Humans to Mars Summit 2017 Mixes NewSpace, NASA, International for Continued 2030s Goal
May 8 — The Space Show, Online / Tiburon CA: Dr. David Livingston talks with Mary Lynne Ditmar, Executive Director of Coalition for Deep Space Exploration.
May 8-12 — United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs, Cordoba, Argentina: UN/Argentina Workshop on the Applications of Global Navigation Satellite Systems; Postponed.
May 8 — Apollo Asteroid 2017 HX4: Near-Earth Flyby (0.010 AU).
May 8 — Aten Asteroid 2016 CU246: Near-Earth Flyby (0.052 AU).
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Weekly Planet Watch – Evening Planets: Mars (W), Jupiter (SE); Morning Planets: Venus (E), Saturn (S).
India Launch Series to Boost Communications and Remote Sensing Fleet, Set Scene for Deep Space Efforts
Apr 13 – May 16 — NASA, Canadian Nuclear Laboratories, Deep River, Ontario, Canada: Eyes on the Universe; interactive exhibit in Deep River Town Hall.
May 5 – Jun 19 — Johnson Space Center, NASA, Houston TX: Campaign 4: Human Exploration Research Analog (HERA 2017); 45 day analog spaceflight / Moon / Mars mission.
May 7-12 — American Astronomical Society, USRA, Penn State Center for Exoplanets and Habitable Worlds, Associated Universities Inc., NASA Exoplanet Science Institute, Palm Springs CA: AAS Topical Conference Series (AASTCS) 5: Radio Exploration of Planetary Habitability.
May 9 — Cornell Universities, Ithaca NY: Lecture: Real and Counterfactual Universes; Lord Martin Rees at 700 Clark Hall, 10:00.
May 9 — Ohio Aerospace Institute, NASA Glenn Research Center, Cleveland OH: Venus Modeling Workshop.
May 9 — Jet Propulsion Laboratory, University of California Riverside, Riverside CA: JPL Educator Workshop.
May 9-10 — GovSat, Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology, Luxembourg, Luxembourg: Space Forum: From Space Application to Space Exploration; expecting 5,000 attendees from 70+ countries; at European Convention Center.
May 9-11 — Explore Mars Inc., The George Washington University, Washington DC: Humans to Mars Summit (H2M) 2017; to explore the technical, scientific, policy challenges of getting humans to Mars.
May 9-11 — Ohio Aerospace Institute, Venus Exploration and Analysis Group (VEXAG), Cleveland OH: Venus Modeling Workshop.
May 9-12 — Vatican Observatory, INFN, Rome, Italy: Workshop: Black Holes, Gravitational Waves and Space Time Singularities.
May 9 — Apollo Asteroid 2017 HZ49: Near-Earth Flyby (0.038 AU).
May 10 — Library of Congress Science, Technology and Business Division, Washington DC: Lecture: Space Ethics: Ethical Implications of Commercial Space Projects; by Christopher Ketcham, NASA.
May 10-12 — International Center for Theoretical Physics, South American Institute for Fundamental Research, São Paulo, Brazil: South American Dark Matter Workshop.
May 10 — Moon: Full (Flower Moon), 11:43.
May 10 — Apollo Asteroid 2017 HP3: Near-Earth Flyby (0.050 AU).
May 11 — Cornell University, Ithaca NY: Lecture: Characterization of Exoplanet Atmospheres; Adam Burrows, 16:00.
May 11-13 — SatNews, ConferenceSeries, Andrew John Publishing Company, University of Houston, Celestia Aerospace, University of Seville, Barcelona, Spain: 3rd International Conference and Exhibition on Satellite & Space Missions.
May 11 — Aten Asteroid 2017 HU49: Near-Earth Flyby (0.014 AU).
May 12 — ISS, U.S. EVA #42, 330-435-km LEO: Expedition 51 Peggy Whitson and Jack Fischer to perform 6.5-hour spacewalk starting 08:00 EDT; Whitson holds record for most cumulative EVA time for women and Americans.
May 12 — Sherman & Howard LLC, Secure World Foundation, Denver CO: The Outer Space Treaty & Colorado Space Business; featuring Mike Gold, Chair of U.S Commercial Space Transportation Advisory Committee (COMSTAC), Milton “Skip” Smith of Sherman & Howard.
May 12 — Royal Astronomical Society, London, United Kingdom: Meeting: UK-SEDI – The Frontiers of Deep Earth Research; Meeting: The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope.
May 12 — Apollo Asteroid 2016 LJ49: Near-Earth Flyby (0.062 AU).
May 12 — Apollo Asteroid 2016 LJ49: Near-Earth Flyby (0.072 AU).
May 13 — Space Center Houston, Houston TX: Lunch with an Astronaut, Jerry Ross, adult US$69.95.
May 13 — Moon: 3.1° N of Saturn, 13:07.
May 14 — Tucson L5 Space Society – NSS Chapter, Tucson AZ: Tucson L5 Space Society monthly meeting.
May 14 — Smithsonian Channel, Broadcast: Premier: America’s Secret Space Heroes; featuring men and women who took America to the Moon and beyond, 21:00.
May 14-20 — Michigan State University, East Lansing MI: 2nd Nuclear Science Summer School (NS3).