Fifth Meeting of the Venus Exploration Analysis Group (VEXAG) May 7–8, 2008
University of Maryland Conference Center
Greenbelt, MD


Fifth VEXAG Meeting Overview and Objectives
Ellen Stofan

Status Report and a selection of results from Venus Express
Hakan Svedhem

Present Status of Japanese Venus Climate Orbiter
Masato Nakamura and Takeshi Imamura

Venus-Earth Climate Focus Group
David Grinspoon

Unraveling the atmosphere of Venus, Earth's unlucky twin
Dima Titov

Laboratory Experiments in Support of Venus Science: A Few Suggestions
Alan Tremain

Planetary Science Update and Perspectives on Venus Exploration
Jim Green

Planetary Instrument Definition and Development Program (PIDDP)
John Rall

Venus Flagship Study
Mark Bullock

The Venus Thermosphere and Venus Express
Gerald Keating

Exploring the surface of Venus with VIRTIS on Venus Express
Joern Helbert

Venus Express: Recent Results from NASA Participating Scientists and IDS's
Kevin Baines

Aerobraking at Venus
Dan Lyons

Venus Express Education and Public Outreach
Rosalyn Pertzborn

Remote Raman Spectroscopy and Elastic Lidar Systems
Syed Ismail

D. R. Barber's Invading Bacteria as a Candidate for the Unknown Venusian Ultraviolet Absorber
Bob Fritzius

Instruments in Venus Extreme Environment

Exploring Venus with Robots and Airplanes
Geoffrey Landis

Exploring Venus with Robots and Airplanes Movie
Geoffrey Landis

High Temperature Electronics, and Communications for Venus Missions
G. W. Hunter

XQ-V1 Venture: Solar-Powered Unmannned Research Aircraft
Greg Tharavero

Extreme Temperature Drill System for Venus Exploration - A breakthrough Development
Jerri Ji

Extreme Temperature Drill System for Venus Exploration Movie
Jerri Ji

Aerocapture Techonology
Michelle Munk

VEXAG Meeting Summary
Ellen Stofan