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22 June 2012

NASA Small Bodies Assessment Group Meeting #7, July 10-11, Pasadena CA

Message from the organizers about the upcoming 7th Meeting of the NASA Small Bodies Assessment Group (SBAG) will be at the Westin Pasadena Hotel in Pasadena, CA.

Registration is now open. Go to:

The agenda and other information will be posted at the SBAG website shortly:

Topics will include discussions of:
- Small Bodies Roadmap status-
- Strategic Knowledge Gaps for the "Asteroid First" Human Exploration Scenario
- Strategic Knowledge Gaps Associated with Potential Human Missions to the Martian System
- Corporate Initiatives Finding and
- Accessing Small Bodies Data in the NASA PDS
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