NASA’S SOLAR SYSTEM EXPLORATION RESEARCH VIRTUAL INSTITUTE’S EXPLORATION SCIENCE FORUM (FORMERLY THE LUNAR SCIENCE FORUM): SECOND ANNOUNCEMENT

sservi-logo_no backgroundAbstracts can now be submitted at:

http://sservi.nasa.gov/NESF2014/

The deadline for abstract submission is midnight PDT April 26, 2014.

Conference Details:
July 21-23, 2014
NASA Ames Research Center
Moffett Field, CA
No registration fees to attend

We are soliciting abstracts for the following topics relevant to human exploration targets of interest (Moon, near-Earth Asteroids, Phobos/Deimos): Dust/Regolith, Exosphere/Plasma Interactions, Geology, Geophysics, Human Exploration, Missions (including science enabled by robotic, human and commercial missions), Radiation, Robotics, Sample Return (including robotic-assisted through telepresence), Volatiles, ISRU, Astro/Heliophysics (including Space Weathering), and Public Outreach.

Many of the ESF topics are of relevance to the Global Exploration Roadmap. To further discussion with the science community, NASA will conduct a separate session on the Global Exploration Roadmap on July 24, immediately following the Exploration Science Forum.

The next announcement (April 2014) will discuss Exploration Science Forum logistics (hotel accommodations, parking, and no-host meals). Registration for the Forum is FREE and will remain open until July 6th – Please register early.

International visitors MUST register by May 26th 2014 in order to
process your NASA visitor information.

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