The Small Bodies Assessment Group (SBAG) is NASA's community-based forum designed to provide science input for planning and prioritizing the exploration of small bodies throughout the Solar System for the next several decades. It also provides input on how small bodies can be utilized in support of human space activities. The SBAG is chartered by NASA's Planetary Science Division and reports its findings at meetings of the Planetary Science Subcommittee of the NASA Advisory Council's Science Committee. It is open to all interested scientists. The SBAG regularly evaluates the goals, objectives, investigations, and required measurements for the exploration of small bodies on the basis of the widest possible community outreach.
The NASA Small Bodies Assessment Group will be held at the University Arizona, Tucson from January 11-13, 2017. Attendees will convene in the auditorium of the Michael Drake Building Room 125, located at 1415 N. 6th Avenue on Wednesday, January 11, 2017 per the agenda provided by Lindley Johnson, NASA Program Manager and NASA Small Bodies Chairman, Dr. Tim Swindle. Please register early in advance for this event online to ensure adequate facility and refreshment. Enter your full name and affiliation as you would like for it to appear on your name badge for the event.
Remote Connection Information
SBAG 16 presentations can be followed via this Adobe Connect website:
You may also dial-in (domestic 888-790-2057 ~ Enter passcode: 9348469)
Questions during the meeting can be typed into the Adobe Connect chat box, which will be monitored throughout the meeting.
Meal Arrangements/ Group Concessions
Meals will not be provided during the meeting.
The Drake Building (West Parking lot on 7th Ave.) and the Aloft Tucson University Hotel both offer free parking. IMPORTANT: Please note that the parking gate at the Drake Building will be open from 7:00am - 10:00am on day one (January 11, 2016). A gate code will be given at check in for access the remainder of the week. If you arrive after gate closure, please check in at the Front desk for the gate code. The front parking lot is not large enough to accommodate more than approximately six vehicles and is requested to be short-term parking only.
For questions regarding the meeting agenda please contact LaTessa Tuck, NRESS Task Lead at (202) 479-9030 ext. 261 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you.
Friday, December 30, 2016 (Deadline for Hotel Reservations)
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 - Friday, January 13, 2017 8:30 AM - 12:00 PMEastern Time
University of Arizona, Tucson1415 N. 6th AvenueMichael Drake Building - Room 125Tucson, Arizona 85705USA
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