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September 2013

29-Oct 4 Sudbury Field Camp, Sudbury, Canada more...

October 2013

3-4 Workshop on Golden Spike Lunar Human Expeditions: Opportunities for Intensive Lunar Scientific Exploration, Houston, Texas more...
6-11 45th Meeting of the American Astronomical Society Division for Planetary Sciences (DPS 2013), Denver, Colorado
7-11 Astrophysical Turbulence: From Galaxies to Planets, Dresden, Germany more...
7-11 ESO/NUVA/IAG Workshop on Challenges in UV Astronomy, Garching, Germany more...
7-11 Third Workshop on Robotic Autonomous Observatories, Torremolinos, Spain more...
12 Io Workshop 2013, Boulder, Colorado more...
14-16 Annual Meeting of the Lunar Exploration Analysis Group, Laurel, Maryland
14-18 Communicating Astronomy with the Public 2013 (CAP 2013), Warsaw, Poland more...
14-18 Fourth Moscow international Solar System Symposium (4M-S3), Moscow, Russia more...
15-18 The (F)IR Universe Three Years Later — The Contributions by Herschel, Noordwijk, The Netherlands more...
16-18 Hayabusa 2013: Symposium of Solar System Materials, Sagamihara, Japan more...
18 Looking inside moons using gravity, topography and tides (Francis Nimmo, University of California, Santa Cruz), Lecture Hall more...
20-25 16th International Symposium on Microdosimetry (MICROS 2012), Treviso, Italy more...
20-25 Planet Mars 4, Les Houches, France
21-23 Solar System Formation and Observation Conference (SFO), Bern, Switzerland more...
21-24 Venus Express VIRTIS and VMC Data Workshop, Madrid, Spain more...
27-29 Workshop on Planetesimal Formation and Differentiation, Washington, DC more...
27-30 2013 GSA Annual Meeting and Exposition, Denver, Colorado
30 Mimas: Strong forced longitudinal librations and constraints to its internal structure with Cassini ISS observations. (Radwan Tajeddine, IMCCE-Paris Observatory), Lecture Hall more...

November 2013

4-8 Second Kepler Science Conference, Moffett Field, California
5-7 Optical Characterization of Atmospheric Aerosols Workshop, Smolenice, Slovak Republic more...
11-14 Second Exobiology Workshop, Frejus, France
11-15 First COSPAR Symposium: Planetary Systems of Our Sun and Other Stars, and the Future of Space Astronomy, Bangkok, Thailand more...
13-15 International Workshop on LunarCubes (LCW), Mountain View, California more...
15 Getting Under Europa’s Skin (Britney Schmidt, Georgia Tech), Lecture Hall more...
19-21 11th Meeting of the Venus Exploration Analysis Group (VEXAG 11), Washington, DC
19-21 Young Researchers Exobiology Conference (EJC'13), Paris, France more...
20-22 Asteroid Initiative Idea Synthesis Workshop (RESCHEDULED), Houston, Texas
22 Hydrogen Isotopes in Lunar Volcanic Glasses implications of their Terrestrial heritage. (Alberto E. Saal, Brown University), Lecture Hall more...
28-30 International Astrobiology Workshop, Sagamihara, Kanagawa, Japan more...

December 2013

4 Microstructural Constraints on Complex Thermal Histories of Refractory Inclusions from CO3 Chondrites: A FIB/TEM Study. (Jangmi Han, University of New Mexico), Lecture Hall more...
8-12 Exoplanets and Disks: Their Formation and Diversity, Keauhou Kona, Hawaii more...
9-13 AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California
9-13 ASTROBIO 2013: An International Workshop on Astrobiology, Santiago, Chile more...

January 2014

5-9 223rd Meeting of the American Astronomical Society, Washington, DC
8-9 Small Bodies Assessment Group Meeting, Washington, DC
10 Ionising Processes in Atmospheric Environments of Planets, Brown Dwarfs, and M-Dwarfs, London, United Kingdom
10 Spectroscopic Classification and Investigation of Terrain Units of Saturn's Icy Moons (Francesca Scipioni - Italian Space Agency), Lecture Hall more...
13-14 Outer Planets Analysis Group (OPAG) Meeting, Tucson, Arizona
13-16 Fifth International Workshop on the Mars Atmosphere: Modelling and Observations, Oxford, United Kingdom more...
19-22 Science with the Atacama Pathfinder Experiment (APEX), Rottach-Egern, Germany
20-24 18th International Conference on Microlensing, Santa Barbara, California more...
24 The Big Picture for the Geologic History of Venus - Where Things Stand and Future Exploration (Robert Herrick, University of Alaska Fairbanks), Lecture Hall more...
31 Provenance of Lunar Meteorites from Samples and Spectroscopy (Peter Isaacson, Hawaii Institute of Geophysics and Planetology), Lecture Hall more...

February 2014

3-4 Vesta in the Light of Dawn: First Exploration of a Protoplanet in the Asteroid Belt, Houston, Texas
3-6 Exoplanet Observations with the E-ELT, Garching, Germany
5-7 Workshop on the Habitability of Icy Worlds, Pasadena, California more...
9-14 AGU Chapman Conference on Magnetosphere-Ionosphere Coupling in the Solar System, Yosemite National Park, California more...
9-14 Exoclimes III: The Diversity of Planetary Atmospheres, Davos, Switzerland more...
11-13 25th Annual Space Radiation Investigator's Workshop (SpaceRad Investigators), Moody Gardens, Galveston, Texas
12-13 Human Research Program Investigator's Workshop (HRP Investigators), Moody Gardens, Galveston, Texas
17-18 First FISICA Workshop: Science Goals of a Sub-Arcsecond Far-Infrared Space Observatory, Rome, Italy
18-19 Science and Challenges of Lunar Sample Return Workshop, Noordwijk, The Netherlands more...
28 The Early Magmatic and Tectonic History of the Moon as Revealed by GRAIL (Jeff Andrews-Hanna, Colorado School of Mines), Lecture Hall more...

March 2014

1-8 IEEE Aerospace Conference, Big Sky, Montana more...
4-5 SELENE Symposium 2014: International Symposium of Lunar Science and Exploration Using Data from Multi-Instruments, Tokyo, Japan more...
7 A New Volatility Scale for the Earth-Moon System and the Status of Water in the Moon (Francis Albarède, Ecole Nationale Supérieure, France), Lecture Hall more...
16 International Workshop on Scientific Opportunities in Cislunar Space (SOCS), Houston, Texas more...
16 SHARAD/MARSIS Data Users' Workshop, The Woodlands, Texas
17-20 Science with the Hubble Space Telescope IV: Looking to the Future, Rome, Italy
17-21 45th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (#LPSC2014), The Woodlands, Texas
17-21 Search for Life Beyond the Solar System — Exoplanets, Biomarkers and Instruments, Tucson, Arizona more...
18-21 International Workshop on Scientific Use, Digitization and Preserving Astronomical Photographic Records, Prague, Czech Republic
20-22 Meeting of the Astronomical Society of India 2014, Mohali, India
26-28 First ExoMars 2018 Landing Site Selection Workshop, Madrid, Spain

April 2014

1-3 International Cometary Workshop, Toulouse, France more...
4 Properties of the Lunar Regolith Revealed by the Diviner Lunar Radiometer (Benjamin Greenhagen, Jet Propulsion Laboratory), Hess Room more...
8-10 Titan Through Time Workshop 3, Laurel, Maryland more...
8-11 4th International Workshop on on Lunar and Planetary Compact and Cryogenic Science and Technology Applications (LSA 4), Cocoa Beach, Florida more...
11 Planetary Volcanism: Environmental Effects on Eruption Style (Karl Mitchell, Jet Propulsion Laboratory), Lecture Hall more...
22-24 Humans to Mars Summit, Washington, DC
25 Constraints on the Formation Age and Evolution of the Moon from 142Nd-143Nd Systematics of Apollo 12 Basalts (Claire McLeod, University of Houston), Lecture Hall more...
27-May 2 European Geosciences Union General Assembly, Vienna, Austria
28-29 Interplanetary Small Satellite Conference, Pasadena, California
28-May 1 45th Annual Meeting of the American Astronomical Society's Division on Dynamical Astronomy (DDA 2014), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
28-May 1 Habitable Worlds Across Time and Space, Baltimore, Maryland
28-May 3 21st Young Scientists' Conference on Astronomy and Space Physics, Kiev, Ukraine

May 2014

5-9 13th International Conference on Space Operations (SpaceOps 2014), Pasadena, California
13 EnVision: M4 Venus Orbiter Workshop, London, England more...
13-14 Mars Exploration Analysis Group (MEPAG) Meeting, Washington, DC
13-15 The Formation of the Solar System Conference, Bonn, Germany
14-16 First Landing Site Workshop for the 2020 Mars Rover Mission, Washington, DC
17-21 51st Annual Meeting of the Clay Minerals Society, College Station, Texas
19-21 Venus Exploration Targets Workshop (#venus2014), Houston, Texas
20-22 Biosignatures Across Space and Time, Bergen, Norway
26-31 Accretion and Early Differentiation of the Earth and Terrestrial Planets (ACCRETE), Nice, France more...
27-28 3rd Interplanetary CubeSat Workshop (iCubeSat 2014), Pasadena, California
27-30 Second International Conference on Radiation and Dosimetry in Various Fields of Research (RAD 2014), Nis, Serbia
28-30 Workshop on Planetary Volcanism — POSTPONED (#planetlava), Houston, Texas more...
30 Elastic Models of Magma Reservoir Mechanics: A Key Tool for Investigating Planetary Volcanism (Eric Grosfils, Pomona College), Lecture Hall more...

June 2014

1-5 Second Annual Meeting of the AAS Laboratory Astrophysics Division (LAD 2014), Boston, Massachusetts
3-5 International Symposium on Lunar and Planetary Science, Macau, China more...
3-5 Mars — Connecting Planetary Scientists in Europe (MPSE 2014), Warsaw, Poland
8-14 Goldschmidt 2014, Sacramento, California
9-12 Fifth Meeting of the Space Resources Roundtable and the Planetary and Terrestrial Mining Sciences Symposium, Golden, Colorado
10-14 International Venus Workshop, Catania, Sicily, Italy more...
15-19 11th International GeoRaman Conference, St. Louis, Missouri more...
16-20 11th International Planetary Probe Workshop (#IPPW11), Pasadena, California
16-20 48th ESLAB Symposium: New Insights into Volcanism Across the Solar System, Noordwijk, The Netherlands more...
16-20 Annual Planetary Science Summer School, Session 1, Pasadena, California
23-26 Science Results from Pan-STARRS1, Baltimore, Maryland
24-27 6th Workshop on Hyperspectral Image and Signal Processing: Evolution in Remote Sensing (WHISPERS), Lausanne, Switzerland
27 Deformation on Enceladus: Implications for Ice Shell Properties (Amanda Nahm, University of Idaho), Lecture Hall more...
30-Jul 4 Asteroids, Comets, Meteors (ACM), Helsinki, Finland more...
30-Jul 4 The Outer Regions of Extrasolar Planetary Systems, Geneva, Switzerland
30-Aug 8 ISIMA 2014: Gravitational Dynamics, Toronto, Canada

July 2014

4-11 6th International Summer School on Radar/SAR Systems, Bonn, Germany
6-11 CoRoT3-KASC7: The Space Photometry Revolution, Toulouse, France
6-11 Origins 2014, Nara, Japan more...
7-11 6th Alfven Conference: Plasma Interactions with Solar System Objects, Anticipating Rosetta, MAVEN, and Mars Orbiter Mission, London, United Kingdom
7-11 Complex Planetary Systems, Namur, Belgium
7-11 Nuclei in the Cosmos, Debrecen, Hungary more...
9-11 The Universe in the Light of Akari and Synergy with Future Large Space Telescopes, Oxford, United Kingdom
11 The MSL Rover Curiosity: What We’re Doing, and Quick View of How We Do It (Allan Treiman, Lunar and Planetary Institute), Lecture Hall more...
14-18 Annual Planetary Science Summer School, Session 2, Pasadena, California
14-18 Eighth International Mars Conference (#8thMars), Pasadena, California more...
20 5th Annual Lunar and Small Bodies Graduate Conference (LunGradCon 2014), Moffett Field, California more...
21-23 NASA Exploration Science Forum (ESF), Moffett Field, California
21-25 2014 Sagan Exoplanet Summer Workshop: Imaging Planets and Disks, Pasadena, California
21-25 Eighth International Conference on Aeolian Research (ICAR VIII), Lanzhou, China more...
23-24 Outer Planets Analysis Group (OPAG) Meeting, Bethesda, Maryland
25 Impact Basins and the Moon: Understanding Very Large Crater Formation (Ross Potter, Lunar and Planetary Institute), Lecture Hall more...
28-30 Workshop on the Study of the Ice Giant Planets (#Icegiant), Laurel, Maryland more...
28-Aug 1 11th Annual Meeting of the Asia Oceania Geosciences Society, Sapporo, Japan
28-Aug 1 Characterizing Planetary Systems Across the HR Diagram, Cambridge, England more...
29-31 11th Meeting of the NASA Small Bodies Assessment Group (SBAG), Washington, DC

August 2014

2-10 40th COSPAR Scientific Assembly, Moscow, Russia
4 Europa Pre-Proposal Conference, Virtual meeting
4-8 Cosmic Dust VII, Osaka, Japan
4-8 Saturn in the 21st Century, Madison, Wisconsin
6-8 5th Planetary Crater Consortium Meeting, Flagstaff, Arizona more...
8 Effusive Volcanism on Mercury (Paul Byrne, Lunar and Planetary Institute), Lecture Hall more...
11-14 1st LSST Observing Cadences Workshop, Phoenix, Arizona
13-15 Planetary Rings Workshop, Boulder, Colorado more...
18-22 19th International Sedimentological Congress of the International Association of Sedimentologists, Geneva, Switzerland
20-21 Solar Wind Interaction with Pluto Workshop, Boulder, Colorado more...
24-28 Small Bodies Dynamics 2014 (SBD14), Ubatuba, Brazil more...

September 2014

5-9 7th GEOSCIED Conference, Hyderabad, India more...
7 Workshop on Using Radar Imagery for Meteorite Fall Detection and Recovery, Casablanca, Morocco more...
7-12 European Planetary Science Congress (EPSC 2014), Cascais, Portugal
8-10 Planet Formation and Evolution 2014, Kiel, Germany
8-11 Electrification in Dusty Atmospheres Inside and Outside the Solar System, Pitlochry, United Kingdom
8-12 First Astrobiology School at the Observatorio Nacional, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
8-12 Living Together: Planets, Stellar Binaries and Stars with Planets, Litomysl, Czech Republic
8-12 Thirty Years of Beta Pic and Debris Disk Studies, Paris, France
8-13 77th Annual Meeting of the Meteoritical Society, Casablanca, Morocco
10-12 Planet Formation and Evolution 2014, Kiel, Germany more...
12-14 45th Annual Binghamton Geomorphology Symposium, Knoxville, Tennessee more...
15-19 Towards Other Earths II: The Star-Planet Connection, Porto, Portugal more...
18-21 International Meteor Conference 2014, Giron, France
19 The Role of Fault Growth and Connectivity on Fluid and Volatile Transport in the Crust (Danielle Wyrick, Southwest Research Institute), Lecture Hall more...
20-21 SpaceUp Toulouse, Toulouse, France more...
20-23 International Conference of Young Astronomers, Torun, Poland
22-25 Exoplanets with JWST–MIRI, Heidelberg, Germany
23-27 National Conference of Astronomers of Serbia, Belgrade, Serbia
24-26 Joint Workshop on High Pressure, Planetary, and Plasma Physics, Rostock, Germany
24-Oct 2 Summer Course on Exoplanets, La Palma, Spain more...
29-Oct 3 65th International Astronautical Congress, Toronto, Canada
29-Oct 3 Dynamical Astronomy in Latin-America, Santiago, Chile

USRA Sponsored Meetings

Upcoming Meetings

47th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (#lpsc2016)
March 21-25, 2016
The Woodlands, Texas

Biosignature Preservation and Detection in Mars Analog Environments (#biosignature2016)
May 16-19, 2016
Lake Tahoe, Nevada

New Views of the Moon 2 (#newviews2)
May 24-26, 2016
Houston, Texas

Enceladus and the Icy Moons of Saturn (#enceladus)
July 26-29, 2016
Boulder, Colorado

6th International Conference on Mars Polar Science and Exploration (#marspolar)
September 5-9, 2016
Reykjavik, Iceland

3rd International Workshop on Instrumentation for Planetary Missions
October 24-27, 2016
Pasadena, California

Recent Meetings

Workshop on Space Weathering of Airless Bodies (#airlessbodies)
November 2-4, 2015
Houston, Texas

First Landing Site/Exploration Zone Workshop for Human Missions to the Surface of Mars (#JourneyToMars)
October 27-30, 2015
Houston, Texas

2nd International Planetary Caves Conference (#2ndcaves)
October 20-23, 2015
Flagstaff, Arizona

Annual Meeting of the Lunar Exploration Analysis Group (#leag15)
October 20-22, 2015
Columbia, Maryland

Bridging the Gap III: Impact Cratering in Nature, Experiments, and Modeling (#2015gap)
September 21-26, 2015
Freiburg, Germany

Upcoming Seminars

Friday, February 19, 2016
Lecture Hall - 3:30 PM

Effects of mechanical, rheological and tectonic controls on the formation of giant radial dike systems on Venus: Insights from finite element modeling.
Nicolas LeCorvec, Lunar and Planetary Institute

Friday, February 26, 2016
Lecture Hall - 3:30 PM

Crustal structure of the South-Pole Aitken Basin from GRAIL and LOLA
Peter James, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory at Columbia University

Friday, March 4, 2016
Lecture Hall - 3:30 PM

Nicolle Zellner, Albion College

Friday, April 8, 2016
Lecture Hall - 3:30 PM

Julie Stopar, Arizona State University

Friday, April 15, 2016
Lecture Hall - 3:30 PM

Silvia Protopapa, University of Maryland

Friday, April 22, 2016
Lecture Hall - 3:30 PM

Dominique Weis, University of British Columbia

Friday, April 29, 2016
Lecture Hall - 3:30 PM

Andrew Rivkin, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory