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June 8-14, 2020 / Vol 39, No 23 / Hawai`i Island, USA

5 Jun 2020, 21:18 UTC
June 8-14, 2020 / Vol 39, No 23 / Hawai`i Island, USA
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2021 to See Re-Set Meetings for PTMSS / SRR, GLEX, and ISCOPS
Three conferences are being rescheduled for next year, which were originally planned to start on June 9. The 11th annual Planetary & Terrestrial Mining Sciences Symposium and Space Resources Roundtable (PTMSS / SRR) is now planned for May 18-20, 2021 in Ottawa. It will cover main themes of Moon, Mars, Asteroids and Earth; and sub-themes of Exploration Science and Technology, Resource Extraction and Utilization, and Commercialization. Through technical presentations and roundtable discussions, PTMSS / SRR builds interconnected relationships between space and mining sectors. Canada leads the world in investment in mineral extraction, receiving US$7.9B annually. Global Space Exploration Conference (GLEX), being hosted by International Astronautical Federation and Roscosmos will now be planned for June 2021 in St. Petersburg, Russia. GLEX will feature an opening event, plenary and keynote lectures, technical program, Global Networking Forum, welcome reception and gala. The 2017 GLEX held in Beijing hosted 1,000+ attendees from 51 countries. The 16th International Space Conference of Pacific-basin Societies (ISCOPS), sponsored since 1985 by American Astronautical Society, Chinese Society of Astronautics and Japanese Rocket Society, will also be re-set to 2021. With the goal to exchange space technology ideas ...

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