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Weekly Planet Watch – Evening Planets: Mercury (SW), Saturn (SW), Uranus (SE), Neptune (S); Morning Planets: Venus (ESE), Mars (ESE), Jupiter (ESE).
17th Canadian Space Summit Celebrates Canada Sesquicentennial in Ottawa
| Nov 20 — Swift, LEO: Observing gamma-ray bursts & their afterglows in gamma-ray, X-ray, ultraviolet, optical wavelengths from LEO, craft begins 14th year of operations today, launched in 2004.
Nov 20-22 — United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA), Italian Space Agency (ASI), Vienna, Austria: United Nations / Italy Workshop on the Open Universe Initiative.
Nov 20-24 — Lorentz Center, Institute for Space Astrophysics and Planetology (IAPS), Institute of Astrophysics and Space Planetology of Rome (INAF), Leiden, The Netherlands: Workshop: The Quest for Multiple Supermassive Black Holes: A Multi-Messenger View.
Nov 20 – Dec 1 — Centre for Space Science and Technology Education in Asia and the Pacific (CSSTEAP), Dehradun, India: 6th International Training Course on Small Satellite Missions.
Nov 20 — Moon: 6.8° N of Mercury, 01:00; 3.0° N of Saturn, 15:00.
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; predicted to reenter between 43°N and 43°S latitudes during this time frame.
Nov 19-21 — Moon Village Association, International Space University, Strasbourg, France: 1st International Moon Village Workshop; featuring ESA Director General Jan Wörner, ASE 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 21 — CNSA, Launch Long March 6 / Jilin 1, Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center: China Long March 6 rocket to launch three Jilin 1 Earth observation microsatellites for Chang Guang Satellite Technology Co.
Nov 21 — The Space Show, Online / Tiburon CA: Dr. David Livingston talks with space historian and author Bob Zimmerman.
Nov 21-22 — Canadian Space Society, Ottawa University, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada: 17th Canadian Space Summit 2017.
Nov 21-22 — ESA, ESTEC, Noordwidjk, The Netherlands: Space Engineering and Technology Final Presentation Days.
Nov 21 — Moon: At apogee (distance 406,132 km), 08:52.
Nov 21 — Aten Asteroid 234145 (2000 EW70): Near-Earth Flyby (0.086 AU).
Nov 21 — Apollo Asteroid 163696 (2003 EB50): Near-Earth Flyby (0.094 AU).
Nov 22-24 — United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs, German Aerospace Centre (DLR), German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, Bonn, Germany: United Nations/Germany International Conference on International Cooperation Towards Low-Emission and Resilient Societies.
Nov 22 — Moon: 2.0° N of Pluto, 09:00.
Nov 22 — Apollo Asteroid 2017 VD13: Near-Earth Flyby (0.034 AU).
Nov 22 — Apollo Asteroid 2017 UE43: Near-Earth Flyby (0.061 AU).
Nov 23-24 — Chinese Society of Astronautics, International Academy of Astronautics, Shanghai, China: 7th CSA-IAA Conference on Advanced Space Technology: Space Technology Innovation and Space Commercialization.
Nov 23-24 — ESA, University of Padua, Padua, Italy: ESA Space History Conference.
Nov 23-24 — NAOJ, Tokyo, Japan: Workshop: Observation and Theory of Neutron Star Research.
Nov 23 — Moon: 1.7° N of comet 41P Tuttle-Giacobini-Kresak, 22:00.
Nov 23 — Apollo Asteroid 2017 UK7: Near-Earth Flyby (0.074 AU).
Nov 23 — Aten Asteroid 2009 BL71: Near-Earth Flyby (0.079 AU).
Nov 24 — Mauna Kea Visitor Information Station, Mauna Kea HI (2,800 meters): Star Gazing program, 18:00 22:00, weather permitting, free.
Nov 25-26 — Initiative for Interstellar Studies, British Interplanetary Society, Gloucester, United Kingdom: Starship Engineer Workshops.
Nov 25 — Apollo Asteroid 2017 VY13: Near-Earth Flyby (0.005 AU).
Nov 26 – Dec 1 — International Astronomical Union, Coyhaique, Chile: Astrobiology 2017: Research Meeting by IAU’s Commission F3 (Astrobiology); fostering interdisciplinary collaborations for advancement of Astrobiology with researchers from astrophysics, chemistry, biology, geology, humanities, sociology.
Nov 26 — Moon: At first quarter, 07:02; 1.1° SSE of Neptune, 20:00.
Nov 26 — Apollo Asteroid 3361 Orpheus: Near-Earth Flyby (0.061 AU).
Nov 26 — Amor Asteroid 2017 UT4: Near-Earth Flyby (0.075 AU).