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

 

November 4, 2005
Pasadena, CA

Agenda

 

Click on the title for the powerpoint presentation in pdf format.

 

8:00 a.m.

Sign-In

Pick-up Handouts

Coffee and Pastries

 

8:30 a.m.

VEXAG Introduction – Overview and Expectations
Steve Saunders

 

8:45 a.m.

VEXAG Meeting Goals

Sushil Atreya and Janet Luhmann

 

9:00 a.m.

Current Missions: ESA's Venus Express Overview

Gerhard Schwehm

 

9:20 a.m.

Current Missions: JAXA's Venus Climate Orbiter Overview

Masato Nakamura and Takeshi Imamura

 

9:40 a.m.

Current Missions: Messenger at Venus

Noam Izenberg

 

9:50 a.m.

Future NASA Venus Exploration Opportunities

Jim Cutts

 

10:10 a.m.

Coffee Break

 

10:30 a.m.

Atmospheric Evolution Focus Group

Kevin Baines

 

10:50 a.m.

Planetary Formation and Evolution Focus Group

Steve Mackwell

 

11:10 a.m.

Open Microphone Presentations (1-slide, up to a max of 8 mins)

Please give Power-point slides in advance to the projectioniston a memory stick during the 10:00 AM Coffee Break.

 

12:30 p.m.

Lunch

Focus Group Splinter Sessions

 

2:40 p.m.

Focus Group Splinter Report – Atmospheric Evolution Focus Group

Kevin Baines

 

2:50 p.m.

Focus Group Splinter Report – Planetary Formation and Evolution Focus Group

Steve Mackwell

 

3:00 p.m.

Chapman Conference

Larry Esposito

 

3:15 p.m.

Education and Public Outreach

Rosalyn Pertzborn

 

3:30 p.m.

Wrap-up – Next Meeting – Recommendations – Action Items

Sushil Atreya and Janet Luhmann

 

4:00 p.m.

Adjourn