Second meeting of the Venus Exploration and Analysis Group (VEXAG)


9:00 a.m.    VEXAG Introduction - NASA Headquarters Overview and Expectations - Adriana Ocampo

9:15 a.m.    VEXAG Meeting #2 Objectives - Sushil Atreya and Janet Luhmann

9:30 a.m.    Chapman Conference Recap - Larry Esposito

10:15 a.m.    Status Report: ESA's Venus Express - Hakan Svedhem

10:45 a.m.    Recap ESA's Venus Entry Probe Workshop - Hakan Svedhem

11:00 a.m.    Update - Messenger Flybys - Ralph McNutt

11:15 a.m.    Update JAXA's Venus Orbiter Overview - Takehiko Satoh and George Hashimoto

11:30 a.m.    NASA Strategic Plan Panel Discussion - Ellen Stofan, Janet Luhmann, and Jimm Cutts

1:30 p.m.    VEXAG Meeting #1 Recap - Technology Readiness - Steve Mackwell

1:45 p.m.    Plans for VEXAG Goals, Objectives, Investigations, and Priorities Document - Steve Mackwell

2:00 p.m.    Recap of PI-Led Lessons Learned Meeting - Gregg Vane

2:15 p.m.    Preview of Planetary Probe Workshop - Jim Cutts

2:30 p.m.    Open Mike Presentations (1-2 slides, up to 10 minutes)

Atmospheric Dynamics Science - Gerry Schubert (20 minutes)
The Human Exploration of Venus - Mark Bullock
Solar Wind Interaction and Atmospheric Loss at Venus - Pontus Brandt
Silicon Carbide Atmospheric Density Sensor - Robert Okojie

4:00 p.m.    Focus Group Updates (VEXAG Document Goals)

Atmospheric Evolution Focus Group - Keven Baines
Planetary Formation and Evolution Focus Group - Steve Mackwell
Technology for Venus In-Situ Exploration Focus Group - Jim Cutts

5:00 p.m.    Education and Public Outreach - Rosalyn Pertzborn