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December 7-13, 2015 / Vol 34, No 49 / Hawai`i Island, USA

4 Dec 2015, 20:49 UTC
December 7-13, 2015 / Vol 34, No 49 / Hawai`i Island, USA
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= All times for terrestrial events in local time unless noted.
= All times for international terrestrial events in local time unless noted.
= All times for space events, and…
= All times for international space / astro events in Hawaii Standard Time unless noted. Add 10 hours to obtain UT (‘Universal Time;’ Greenwich, England)
2015
Dec 14 — Chang’e-3 Lander, Guan Han Gong, Sinus Iridum / Mare Imbrium, 44.12°N 19.51°W, Moon Surface: Spacecraft enters 3rd year on Moon; landed 2013.
Dec 14 — NEOWISE, LEO: NASA Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) spacecraft (redubbed Near-Earth Object WISE – NEOWISE) begins 7th year in Space today; launched 2009.
Dec 14 — Canadian Space Agency, Saint-Hubert, Quebec, Canada: CSA begins its 26th year since its creation.
Dec 14 — NASA, Washington DC / Online: Applications being accepted until mid-Feb 2016 for Astronaut candidates; candidates will be chosen mid-2017 and may fly to ISS, aboard commercial spacecraft and/or aboard Orion.
Dec 14 — Silicon Valley Space Center, Mountain View CA: SVSC TechTalk: The CubeSat Ambipolar Thruster; at Hacker Dojo.
Dec 14-16 — IEEE, Orlando FL: 2015 IEEE International Conference on Wireless for Space and ...

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