Coverage of the 2013 AAS Conference in Long Beach
Posted by Casey Dreier
07-01-2013 1:40 CST
The American Astronomical Society's (AAS) 221st meeting is happening this week in Long Beach, California, and the Planetary Society will be there.
I (Casey Dreier) will be in attendance on Monday and Wednesday. Intrepid Planetary Radio producer and host Mat Kaplan will be there on Tuesday, and our Senior Editor and Planetary Evangelist Emily Lakdawalla will attend throughout the week.
The AAS represents all of astronomy, from quasars to galaxies to supernovae to exoplanets. They are also working to ensure that the successor to the Hubble, the James Webb Space Telescope, is completed and functional by 2018. This mission survived the budget ax a few years ago, and represents the next step in space-based astronomy.
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