12:00 noon, Oct 14, 2003, Ronald Ernst, of NASA/AESP at Goddard, spoke on "The Past, Present and Future of NASA" in Hamilton Seminar Room, Bldg. 555, BNL.

4:00 pm Tuesday, October 14, 2003 - public meeting at Brookhaven National Lab, Berkner Hall Auditorium: Astronaut John Grunsfeld spoke about "Servicing the Hubble Space Telescope: Answering Fundamental Questions About Our World and Our Place in the Universe".

Both events were in conjunction with the opening of the new NASA Space Radiation Laboratory at BNL; a very exciting facility to have here on Long Island, for study of radiation effects of long-term space flight.

Brookhaven Lab's calendar of public lectures is available on the web at: http://www.bnl.gov/bnlweb/pubaf/calendar.asp.