NASA’s microgravity materials science program supports materials research conducted on the International Space Station (ISS). The orbital conditions on the ISS provide an environment where gravity-driven phenomena such as buoyancy-driven fluid flows and sedimentation are nearly negligible. NASA is planning to hold a workshop on its microgravity materials science program in April 2014 in the Washington DC area. Workshop participants will advise NASA on future research directions for the microgravity materials science program.
In order for NASA to meet the expectations of the workshop participants, please respond to the NASA Request for Information (RFI) for this workshop. The full RFI and submission instructions can be found at http://tinyurl.com/mrhxt9g.
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The room block at the Hilton Crystal City Hotel is sold out. Rooms are currently available outside the block, but not at the discounted rate. You may reserve independent lodging at the following local area hotels listed below. Please note we do not have contracts with these properties and therefore rates will be subject to availability. Hyatt Regency Crystal City 2799 Jefferson Davis Hwy Arlington, Va 22202 (703) 418-1234 http://crystalcity.hyatt.com/en/hotel/home.html Marriott Crystal City Hotel 1999 Jefferson Davis Hwy Arlington, Va 22202 (703) 413-5500 http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/wascc-crystal-city-marriott-at-reagan-national-airport/ Courtyard Arlington Crystal City 2899 Jefferson Davis Hwy Arlington, Va 22202 (703) 549-3434 http://www.marriott.com/hotels/fact-sheet/travel/wasct-courtyard-arlington-crystal-city-reagan-national-airport/
A block of sleeping rooms is currently on hold for all participants attending the NASA materialsLAB Workshop at the Hilton Crystal City Hotel, until April 4, 2014 the deadline for reservations. Please note that all attendees will be fully responsible for incurring cost, obtaining, managing, and canceling one’s respective lodging reservation.
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - Wednesday, April 16, 2014 8:30 AM - 5:30 PMEastern Time
Hilton Crystal City Hotel2399 Jefferson Davis HwyMadison Ballroom (Plaza Level)Arlington, Virginia 22202USA(703) 414-6800
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