From, September 11-12, 1996, Greenbelt, MD conference participants presented 19 invited reviews, 40 contributed papers, and participated in a roundtable discussion on the future of UV spectroscopy in space. Sample titles include: GHRS (Goddard High Resolution Spectrograph) observations of active galaxies, the impact of GHRS on atomic physics, the GHRS on the Hubble Space Telescope after 20 years, and interstellar electron density measurements with the GHRS. The proceedings are dedicated to the late Jason Cardelli, of GHRS' orbital test and calibration program. Includes an extensive appendix on solar system objects observed with the GHRS. Indexed by object, author, and subject. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.