DECEMBER

4-5

Eleventh Annual Conference of the Center for Environmental Information, Inc._Sustainable Development and Global Climate Change: Conflicts and Connections, Arlington, Virginia. Contact: Center for Environmental Information, 50 Main Street West, Rochester NY 14614-1218. Phone: 716-262-2870.

4-6

American Astronautical Society National Conference and 42nd Annual Meeting_Beyond the Adventure: The Development and Utilization of Space, Marina del Ray, California. Contact: American Astronautical Society, 6352 Rolling Mill Place, Suite 102, Springfield VA 22152. Phone: 703- 866-0020; fax: 703-866-3526.

4-8

Science with the Hubble Space Telescope II, Paris, France. Contact:
E-mail: hst2@eso.org
WWW: http://http.hq.eso.org/hst2.html

11-15

American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California. Contact: AGU Meetings, 2000 Florida Avenue N.W., Washington DC 20009. Phone: 202-462-6900; fax: 202-328-0566.

JANUARY 1996

7-11

Space Technology and Applications International Forum (STAIF-96), Albuquerque, New Mexico. Includes: 1st Conference on Commercial Development of Space; 1st Conference on Next Generation Launch Systems; 1st Conference on Remote Sensing for Commercial, Civil, and Science Applications; 2nd Spacecraft Thermal Control Symposium; 13th Symposium on Space Nuclear Power and Propulsion. Contact: Mohamed S. El-Genk, Technical and Publications Chair or Mary Bragg, Institute for Space & Nuclear Power Studies, University of New Mexico, School of Engineering, Albuquerque NM 87131-1341. Phone: 505-277-4950; fax: 505-277-2814.

E-mail: mjbragg@unm.edu

22-26

New Extragalactic Perspectives in the New South Africa: Changing Perceptions of the Morphology, Dust Content, and Dust-Gas Ratios in Galaxies, Johannesburg, South Africa. Contact: David L. Block, Department of Computational & Applied Mathematics, Witwatersrand University, P.O. Box 60, WITS 2050, South Africa. Phone: 27-11-339-7965; fax: 27-11-716-3761.

29-Feb 2

OSETI II: The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI) in the Optical Spectrum, San Jose, California. Contact: Stuart A. Kingsley, The Columbus Optical SETI Observatory, 545 Northview Drive, Columbus OH 43209-1051. Phone: 614-258-7402; fax: 614-258-7459. Optical SETI BBS: 614-258- 1710.

FEBRUARY

5-7

First ISU Symposium_Space of Service to Humanity: Preserving Earth and Improving Life, Strasbourg, France. Contact: Emma Moyen, International Space University, Parc d'Innovation, Boulevard Gonthier d'Andernach, 67400 Illkirch, France. Fax: 33-88-65-54-47.
E:mail: moyen@isu.isunet.edu

8-13

American Association for the Advancement of Science Annual Meeting & Science Innovation Exposition, Baltimore, Maryland. Contact: AAAS Meetings Department, P.O. Box 630285, Baltimore MD 21263. Phone: 202-326-6417; fax: 202-289-4021.

12-14

Workshop on Evolution of Martian Volatiles, Houston, Texas. Contact: Publications and Program Services Department, LPI, 3600 Bay Area Boulevard, Houston TX 77058-1113. Phone: 713-486- 2166; fax: 713-486-2160.
E-mail: simmons@lpi.usra.edu

18-21

Second Annual Pre-College Education Workshop for Space Scientists, Boulder, Colorado. Contact: Carl Wuth, Space Science Institute, 1234 Innovation Drive, Suite 294, Boulder CO 80383-7814. Phone: 303-492-3774; fax: 303-492-3789.
E-mail: wuth@colorado.edu

MARCH

1-4

ESO Workshop on The Early Universe with the VLT, Garching b. München, Germany. Contact: European Southern Observatory, VLT96, attn. Ch. Stoffer, Karl-Schwarzschild-Str.2, D-85748 Garching bei München, Germany. Phone: 49-89-320-060; fax: 49-89-320-06-480.
E-mail: VLT96@eso.org

MAY

19-25

20th International Symposium on Space Technology and Science and 8th International Astrodynamics Symposium, Gifu, Japan. Contact: Tomifumi Godai, 20th ISTS General Chairman, 1-29-6 Hamamatsu-cho, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105 Japan. Phone: 03-5473-7014; fax: 03-5473-7814.

20-24

American Geophysical Union Spring Meeting, Baltimore, Maryland. Contact: AGU Meetings, 2000 Florida Avenue N.W., Washington DC 20009. Phone: 202-462-6900; fax: 202-328-0566.

JUNE

1-6

Space 96: The Fifth International Conference and Exposition on Engineering, Construction, and Operations in Space and RCE II: The Second Conference on Robotics for Challenging Environments, Albuquerque, New Mexico. Contact: Dr. Stewart W. Johnson, Chair, Space and Robotics Conferences, Johnson and Associates, 820 Rio Arriba, S.E., Albuquerque NM 87123-5103. Phone: 505-298-2124; fax (by arrangement): 505-298-2124.
E-mail: StWJohnson@aol.com

2-5

Statistical Challenges in Modern Astronomy II, University Park, Pennsylvania. Contact: Gutti Jogesh Babu, Department of Statistics, The Pennsylvania State University, 319 Classroom Building, University Park PA 16802-2111. Phone: 814-863-2837; fax: 814-863-7114; Internet: babu@stat.psu.edu. Or: Eric Feigelson, Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, The Pennsylvania State University, 525 Davey Laboratory, University Park PA 16802-6305. Phone: 814-865-0162; fax: 814-863- 3399; e-mail: edf@astro.psu.edu
WWW: http://www.stat.psu.edu/astrostat/

17-20

IAU Colloquium 159: Emission Lines in Active Galaxies: New Methods and Techniques, Shanghai, People's Republic of China. Contact: IAU Colloquium 159, Department of Astronomy, Ohio State University, 174 West 18th Avenue, Columbus OH 43210. Fax: 614-292-2928.
E-mail: iau159@payne.mps.ohio-state.edu
ftp bessel.mps.ohio-state.edu or ftp 128.146.37.206
WWW: http://www-astronomy.mps.ohio-state.edu/iau159.html

20-27

Fourth International Conference on Nuclei in the Cosmos, Notre Dame, Indiana. Contact: Michael Wiescher, Department of Physics, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame IN 46556. Phone: 219- 631-6788; fax: 219-631-5952.
E-mail: NIC96@nd.edu
WWW: http://www.nd.edu/~nic96

JULY

3-5

International Conference on the SL9-Jupiter Collision, Meudon, France. Contact: Agnes Fave, Conference SL9-Jupiter, DESPA, Observatoire de Paris, F-92195 Meudon Cedex, France. Fax: 33-1-45-07- 28-06.
E-mail: sl9jupiter@megasx.obspm.fr

8-12

Asteroids, Comets, Meteors, Versailles, France. Contact: ACM, Aeronomie CNRS, BP3, 91371 Verrieres, France.

22-26

59th Annual Meteoritical Society Meeting, Berlin, Germany. Contact: Publications and Program Services Department, LPI, 3600 Bay Area Boulevard, Houston TX 77058-1113. Phone: 713-486- 2166; fax: 713-486-2160.
E-mail: simmons@lpi.usra.edu

SEPTEMBER

11-13

Space Microdynamics and Accurate Control Symposium (SMACS 2), Toulouse, France. Contact: Agnes Letraublon, CNES, 18, avenue Edouard Belin-BPI 2011, 31055 Toulouse Cedex, France. Phone: 33-61-27-36-26; fax: 33-61-28-13-27.

OCTOBER

7-10

Hypervelocity Impact Symposium, Freiburg, Germany. Contact: Susanne Deschoux, 1996 HVIS, Ernst-Mach-Institut, Fraunhofer-Institut fur Kurtzzeitdynamik, Eckerstr. 4, D-79104 Freibur I. BR, Germany. Or: Mark Boslough, MS 0821, Sandia National Laboratories, P.O. Box 5800, Albuquerque NM 87185-0821. Phone/fax: 505-845-8851.
E-mail: mbboslo@sandia.gov

16-18

Evolution of Igneous Asteroids, Houston, Texas. Contact: Publications and Program Services Department, LPI, 3600 Bay Area Boulevard, Houston TX 77058-1113. Phone: 713-486-2166; fax: 713- 486-2160.
E-mail: enticknap@lpi.usra.edu

22-25

28th Annual Meeting of the Division for Planetary Sciences of the American Astronomical Society, Tucson, Arizona. Contact: Steve Larson, Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, University of Arizona, Tucson AZ 85721. Phone: 520-621-4973; fax: 520-621-4933.
E-mail: slarson@lpl.arizona.edu

28-31

Annual Meeting of the Geological Society of America, Denver, Colorado. Contact: Vanessa George, 3300 Penrose Place, Boulder CO 80301. Phone: 303-447-2020; fax: 303-447-1133.

DECEMBER

2-5

Aerospace Technologies in Earth Sciences, Moscow, Russia. Contact: MIIGAIK, 103064, Gorochovskiy per., Moscow, Russia. Phone: 7-095-267-5436; fax: 7-095-267-4681. Or: Russian Aerosol Society, 103064, Vorontsovo pole str., 10, NIFHI, Moscow, Russia. Phone: 7-095-916-6389; fax: 7-095- 147-4361.
E-mail: kirill@cc.nifhi.ac.ru

1997

JULY

17-19

Workshop on Parent Body and Nebular Modification of Chondritic Materials, Maui, Hawaii. Contact: Publications and Program Services Department, LPI, 3600 Bay Area Boulevard, Houston TX 77058-1113. Phone: 713-486-2166; fax: 713-486-2160.
E-mail: simmons@lpi.usra.edu