[FPSPACE] FW: TPS: Space Roadmap Briefing, 13 November in Washington, DC

LARRY KLAES ljk4 at msn.com
Thu Nov 6 22:12:17 EST 2008




>From: "AAS Press Officer Dr. Steve Maran" <steve.maran at aas.org>
>To: "Steve Maran" <steve.maran at aas.org>
>Subject: TPS: Space Roadmap Briefing, 13 November in Washington, DC
>Date: Thu, 6 Nov 2008 21:25:47 -0500
>

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(FORWARDING DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT BY THE AMERICAN ASTRONOMICAL
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November 6, 2008

Contact:
Susan Lendroth
1-626-793-5100 ext 237
susan.lendroth at planetary.org

ROADMAP TO SPACE
Invitation to a Planetary Society Press Conference
Washington, DC, November 13, 2008

The Planetary Society will outline a vigorous new space exploration
plan designed
to achieve more, cost less, and engage the world.

Subject:   "Beyond the Moon: A New Roadmap for Human Space Exploration
in the 21st Century"
Venue:   National Press Club, Zenger Room, 529 14th Street NW, Washington, 
DC
Date:   Thursday, November 13, 2008
Check in:   9:00 AM
Start Time:   9:30 AM
Speakers:   Louis Friedman -- Planetary Society Executive Director
Jim Bell -- Planetary Society President, Cornell University
Scott Hubbard -- Planetary Society Board Member, Stanford University

Join The Planetary Society for an introduction to its new "Roadmap for
Human Space Exploration in the 21st Century," which will be presented
to the new Administration and Congress.  Key elements of the plan will
touch on the driving goal for human spaceflight, the future of the
lunar program, renewed commitment to Earth observations from space,
and possible new human mission objectives.

The impetus for the Roadmap came from a February workshop,
co-sponsored by The Planetary Society and Stanford University,
entitled "Examining the Vision: Balancing Science and Exploration."
The Planetary Society has also gathered input from several public Town
Halls on Space.   The Roadmap was formulated with an eye to the
world's current economic situation.

To attend, please RSVP to Susan Lendroth, susan.lendroth at planetary.org,
626-793-5100 ext 237.

If you are unable to attend but would like to do a phone interview
following the press conference, please contact The Planetary Society
in advance.
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