Lunar and Planetary Institute






PSS Meeting
December 3–4, 2009
Space Technology Building
Laboratory for Atmospheric & Space Physics
University of Colorado, Boulder

Agenda


December 3 (8:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m.)
8:30

Welcome and Other Administrative Matters

Fran Bagenal

 
Michael New
8:45

PSD Update

Jim Green
Doug McCuistion
Tibor Kremic
  Including:  
 
  • Discovery AO status
  • NF3 status
  • R&A Program Review
  • Pu-238 status
  • Overview of NASA-ESA joint program
  • Cost validity of MSR cost estimates
  • MSL Readiness Review Results
  • Impacts to PSD budget of MSL overruns
 
10:30 Break
11:00 Discussion
Fran Bagenal
12:00 Lunch
Science Talk: Enceladus’ Plumes: How Deep?
Nick Schneider
1:00 Analysis Group & MOWG Reports
 

LEAG

Clive Neal
 

Including:

  • Impact of Augustine Report on Planetary Science
  • Results of Surface Scenarios SAT
 
 

MEPAG
OPAG
SBAG
CAPTEM
VEXAG

Jack Mustard
Bill McKinnon
Hal Weaver
Mini Wadhwa
Sanjay Limaye
4:30 Discussion and formulation of draft recommendations
Fran Bagenal
5:30

Recess for the day
PSS dinner at Bombay Bistro

   

December 4 (8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.)
8:30

Welcome and Other Administrative Matters

Fran Bagenal
Michael New
8:45 Review and assessment of current process for adding Co-Is and IDSs to long-duration missions
Curt Niebur*
9:15 Science Committee of the NAC
Wes Huntress
9:45 Status and future of the Planetary Data System
Dan Crichton
10:45 Survey of Planetary Science Workforce
Jim Green
11:00 Discussion, finalization of recommendations, selection of next meeting date and location  
12:30 Adjourn  
     
*via teleconference