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Space Foundation Participates in AAAS Poster Session
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Space Foundation Research Analyst Mariel John Borowitz presented a poster on Issues in U.S. Weather Satellite Development on Feb. 19 at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Annual Meeting in Vancouver, B.C., Canada. The meeting, which ran Feb. 16-20 at the Vancouver Convention Centre, involved four days of symposia, lectures, seminars, workshops and poster sessions on various areas of science, technology and education. Borowitz’s poster covered the development of the next generation of U.S. polar-orbiting and geosynchronous weather satellites, outlining budget, schedule and capability challenges that arose during development, and recommending solutions for the near and long term.
AAAS is an international non-profit organization dedicated to advancing science around the world by serving as an educator, leader, spokesperson and professional association. In addition to organizing membership activities, AAAS publishes the journal Science, as well as many scientific newsletters, books and reports, and spearheads programs that raise the bar of understanding for science worldwide.
Pictured: Space Foundation Research Analyst Mariel John Borowitz (right) explains her poster on Issues in U.S. Weather Satellite Development at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Annual Meeting.
This article is part of Space Watch: March 2012 (Volume: 11, Issue: 3).
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