Press Release

Media Invited to Astro2020 Decadal Survey Committee Meeting

By SpaceRef Editor
July 12, 2019
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A committee of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine will hold its first meeting next week to gather information for its study to identify key priorities in astronomy and astrophysics and develop a comprehensive strategy for agency investments in the upcoming decade []. 

The survey, sponsored by NASA, NSF, and DOE, will be driven by input from the scientific community and serve as a guide for scientists, policymakers, and federal agencies. The final report will present a broad vision for transformative science at the frontiers of astronomy and astrophysics.

Open sessions for the meeting will take place July 15-16.

Monday, July 15, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. EDT
Tuesday, July 16, 8:30 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. EDT
National Academies’ Keck Center
500 Fifth St., N.W., Room 208 
Washington, D.C.


Reporters who wish to attend the meeting in person should register in advance via the contact information below.

Office of News and Public Information
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
+1 202-334-2138

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