June 3-6, 2004
Space Spot Tour
The Space Spot is a traveling exhibition designed to bring basic astronomy and space science to communities that do not have easy access to a science center, and to reach people who might not be inclined to visit such a facility. The Space Spot offers an inviting, visually exciting, educational, hands-on experience in a nonthreatening environment. For more information, visit its website.
June 3-6, 2004, The Commons at Federal Way, Federal Way, Washington
Contact: Pacific Science Center website
June 7-8, 2004
Transit Live Webcast
The Museum of the Rockeis is planning to show a live webcast of the transit as seen from Europe on the night of June 7-8, to give Montanans that once- or twice-in-a-lifetime experience via the internet.
June 7-8, 2004, Meseum of Rockies, MT
Date posted: May 24, 2004
June 8, 2004
Venus Transits the Sun
On June 8th, 2004 a celestial event of historical scientific importance will occur when the silhouette of the planet Venus once again crosses the face of the Sun as seen from the Earth. This event or transit of Venus last occurred in 1882, so no one alive today has ever witnessed the transit of Venus. Sun-Earth Day 2004 has selected the transit of Venus as this year's theme. Opportunities are available to prepare for the viewing of the event. For more information go to the NASA's Sun-Earth Day 2004 Venus Transit website.
June 8, 2004, Venus
Contact: NASA Sun-Earth Day 2004 website
June 12, 2004
Cassini-Huygens Mission flyby Saturn's moon, Phoebe
On June 12th, 2004 the Cassini-Huygens Mission to Saturn will flyby of the furthest of the 31 moons orbiting Saturn, Phoebe, at an altitude of 2,000 km (1,243 miles). For more information go to the NASA Cassini-Huygens Mission website.
June 12, 2004, Phoebe, Saturn
Contact: NASA Cassini-Huygens Mission website
June 16, 2004
New Approaches in the Search for ET
SETI(Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence) is broadening its scope and its greatest era still lies ahead! Guest speaker: Professor Frank Drake (the inventor of "The Drake Equation") of the SETI Institute. FREE AND OPEN FOR ALL. UW students and Project AstroBio partners are especially invited! This event is sponsored by UW's Center for Astrobiology and Early Evolution and NASA Astrobiology Institute.
Wednesday, June 16, 2004, 8:00 p.m. (doors open at 7:30)
Room 120 Kane Hall, University of Washington
Contact: WA S2N2
June 28-29, 2004
Chicago 2004 is a workshop designed to foster broader participation in NASA space science missions and research programs. It will take place on June 28-29, 2004 at the Hilton in Chicago . Space scientists who have missions or research programs funded by NASA's Office of Space Science (OSS) will meet with minority faculty and administrators from minority-serving colleges and universities and members of minority professional societies to discuss opportunities to partner and collaborate. Briefings and discussions will include future OSS mission and research program opportunities, information on how successful mission and research teams and proposals are formulated and how plans and solicitations for OSS research programs are developed and publicized and the criteria used for selection. Applications for travel support are due on April 16. Information about the conference, including the travel support application and registration form can be found at http://analyzer.depaul.edu/Chicago2004 .
June 28-29, 2004 at the Hilton, Chicago , IL
Date posted: April 5, 2004