SECOND SBAG MEETING: FINAL AGENDA AND PRESENTATIONS

November 18, 2009 (Wednesday)

8:30 – 9:30 a.m. Opening

9:20 a.m. – 12:00 noon Mission Updates (10:30 a.m.–10:45 a.m. – Break)

Noon – 1:00 p.m. Lunch

1:00 – 5:30 p.m. Roadmap for the Future of Small Bodies Exploration (3:00 – 3:30 p.m. Break)

  • Science Issues Discussion (Lead: A. Cochran, UT Austin) [60 min.]
    • Overview of issues identified in SBAG decadal white papers and other documents
    • Other perspectives
  • Population Identification and Characterization (Lead: W. Bottke, SWRI) [80 min.]
    • NEO surveys (L. Johnsons, NASA HQ) [20 min.]
    • and their impact on our knowledge of all small body populations
    • PanSTARRS and LSST
    • A space-based component for identifying small body populations (A. Mainzer, JPL) [15 min.]
    • Ongoing characterization efforts
    • Ground-based and space-based components for a long-term program to systematically characterize small body populations [SBAG Finding 1/13/09]
    • Hazard assessment
  • In-situ Study (Lead: P. Weissman, JPL) [80 min.]
    • Opportunities for flybys, rendezvous and landers by mission and target class
    • In-space propulsion options and constraints (J. Dankanich, NASA Glenn) [15 min.]
    • Technology development needed
    • Technology workshop announcement (W. Grundy, Lowell Obs.) [5 min.]

5:30 End of Day 1

November 19, 2009 (Thursday)

8:30 – 11:30 a.m. Roadmap of the Future of Small Bodies Exploration (Continued) (9:50 – 10:10 a.m. - Break)

  • Sample Return (Lead: M. Zolensky, NASA JSC [80 min.]
    • Target constraints for mission classes
    • Technology development needed
    • Facility requirements for sample analysis

11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Organizing IPEWG and Future SBAG Meetings

  • International Primitive Body Exploration Working Group
  • Time and location for next two SBAG meetings

12:00 – 12:30 p.m. Review Findings and Recommendations

12:30 p.m. End of Second SBAG Meeting