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Planetary Science Subcommittee Notes

PSS Meeting
July 9–10, 2009
NASA Headquarters
Room 9H40

Agenda and Presentations

July 9 (8:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m.)
8:00 Welcome and Other Administrative Matters

Fran Bagenal
Michael New

8:15 PSD Update
Jim Green
2010 Budget
Status of Outer Planets Flagship
Report on ESA-NASA Bilateral Meeting in late June
Overview of Mars Architecture Review Team
Current Status of MSL
Doug McCuistion
10:00 Break
10:30 Q&A with the AA
Ed Weiler
11:30 Discussion
Fran Bagenal
12:00 Lunch
1:00 Analysis Group & MOWG Reports


Sanjay Limaye


Clive Neal


Jack Mustard


Bill McKinnon


Hal Weaver


Mini Wadhwa
3:00 Annual Ethics Briefing
Rebecca Gilchrist
4:00 Evaluation of GPRA Metrics
Phillipe Crane
5:30 Recess for the day  
  PSS dinner at TBD
Fran Bagenal

July 10 (8:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.)
8:00 Welcome
Fran Bagenal
Michael New
8:15 Report on NRC Study of Plutonium Availability
Ralph McNutt
9:15 Discussion
Fran Bagenal
10:00 Break  
10:30 Overview of the MAVEN mission
Bruce Jakosky
11:00 Evolution of the Deep Space Network
John Rush
11:30 Discussion
Fran Bagenal
12:00 Lunch  
1:00 Report on Planetary Science Decadal Study
Steve Squyres
2:00 Discussion, Formulation of Recommendations, Scheduling of Next Meeting
Fran Bagenal
3:00 Adjourn
Fran Bagenal

July 15, 2009
  Mars Exploration Program Status Science Subcommittee of NAC
Doug McCuistion