11th MEETING OF THE NASA SMALL BODIES ASSESSMENT GROUP

July 29– July 31, 2014
Washington DC

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Agenda

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

 
9:00 a.m. Welcome & Logistics
Nancy Chabot
     
9:05 a.m. Review and discussion of findings Lindley Johnson
     
9:45 a.m. Planetary Science Division Update Discussion Jim Green
     
10:45 a.m. Research and Analysis Program: Restructuring  & SBAG questions; ROSES statistics Discussion Jonathan Rall
     
11:45 a.m. Discovery AO Discussion Michael New
     
12:30 p.m. LUNCH  
     
1:30 p.m. Comet Siding Spring (~ 12 minutes)

Overview of Mars Missions Plans – Rich Zurek
Other Observation Campaigns and Opportunitiess – Casey Lisse

 
     
2:10 p.m. Project Briefs – Updates and Recent Highlights (~12 minutes)

Arecibo – Mike Nolan
Planetary balloon missions – Andy Cheng/ Karl Hibbitts

 
     
2:45 p.m. Mission Briefs – Updates and Recent Highlights (~12 minutes)

Rosetta – Hal Weaver
Dawn – Carol Raymond


 
     
3:20 p.m. BREAK  
 
3:30 p.m.
NEOWISE – Amy Mainzer
OSIRIS-REx – Joe Nuth
Hayabusa 2 – Paul Abell
New Horizons + KBO search – Alan Stern/ John Spencer
 
     
5:00 p.m. Discussion of possible findings from the day Nancy Chabot
     
Wednesday, July 30, 2014

     
9:00 a.m. Asteroid Initiative Updates

Grand Challenge Activities – Lindley Johnson/Jason Kessler
Asteroid Retrieval Mission Activities
– Michele Gates
Broad Agency Announcement Update – Chris Moore

Discussion

 
     
10:30 a.m. Capture Options for Asteroid Retrieval Mission and the Crewed Mission (~30 min)

Option A + Discussion – Brian Muirhead
Option B + Discussion – Dan Mazanek
Crewed Mission – Steve Stitch

Discussion

 
     
12:30 p.m. LUNCH  
     
1:30 p.m. Spitzer observations of ARM Targets 2009 BD and 2011 MD Michael Mommert
     
2:00 p.m. Asteroids in the context of exploration Rick Binzel
     
2:30 p.m. ARM EVA Planning and Activities

Discussion + Break

Stephanie Sipila
     
3:30 p.m. SBAG input to date concerning ARM Nancy Chabot
     
4:00 p.m. CAPTEM input to date concerning ARM Mike Zolensky
     
4:30 p.m. Forward activities for ARM requiring SBAG and community input Jim Reuter
     
5:00 p.m. Discussion of possible findings from the day Nancy Chabot
     
6:00 p.m. Meeting of the SBAG Steering Committee  
     
Thursday, July 31, 2014

     
9:00 a.m. Strategic Knowledge Gaps and/or Exploration Scientist Selection Victoria Friedensen
     
9:30 a.m. NEA Scout Julie Castillo-Rogez
     
10:00 a.m. AIDA Andy Cheng
     
10:30 a.m. Status of B612 and milestones –

Discussion + Break

Marc Buie
     
11:15 a.m. Mars moons human exploration architecture activities Pat Troutman
     
11:45 a.m. Advanced exploration system projects update Victoria Friedensen
     
12:15 a.m. Joint robotic precursor activities Victoria Friedensen
     
12:45 p.m. Summary of Steering Committee meeting, possible SBAG 11 findings and additional discussion Nancy Chabot