Date: Fri, 11 Aug 2000 12:40:38 -0600 (MDT)
Subject: DPS Mailing #00-15: DPS Deadlines, NASA SSE newsletter

Greetings, DPS Members-
 
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       |1) DPS Abstracts due 21 Aug, Preregistration by 22 Sept |
       |2) Solar System Exploration Newsletter from NASA        |
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	REMINDER:  The abstract deadline for the year 2000 DPS meeting in
	Pasadena, CA, October 23-27, 2000, is
	
		MONDAY,  AUGUST 21, 2000,   8:00 P.M. EDT

	Abstracts received after the deadline will be assigned to late 
	poster sessions.

	Information on submitting an abstract and on the meeting itself
	can be found at:    http://www.aas.org/dps2000


	The deadline for pre-registration, hotel reservations, and late
	abstracts is September 22, 2000.

	Paul Weissman		Bill Smythe and Rosaly Lopes
	Program Chair		Local Organizing Co-Chairs

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The second issue of the new NASA Solar System Exploration newsletter
(in PDF format) is online at: 

 http://sse.jpl.nasa.gov/results/newsletter/ssenews2.pdf 

(Unix users can download Adobe Acrobat for Unix machines from

http://www.adobe.com/products/acrobat/acrr_platforms.html
as well as the supported platforms on the download page:

http://www.adobe.com/products/acrobat/readstep2.html)

The newsletter will be published several times a year to keep the solar
system exploration community informed about activities and issues in the
Solar System Exploration program. This issue discusses the programmatic
issues and challenges, the Supporting Science and Technology (SR&T)
program, university relations, the Discipline Scientists at HQ, and
education and public outreach.  We hope to facilitate dialog between the
science community and Headquarters, and invite your feedback comments,
and suggestions.  Send to:

cpilcher@hq.nasa.gov or Ronald.S.Saunders@jpl.nasa.gov.

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                      Nick Schneider, on behalf of the DPS Committee
                      (submissions to Al Harris: awharris@lithos.jpl.nasa.gov)