SBAG Digest, Vol 32, Issue 2

Dear SBAG community,

Below are a few SBAG announcements.


1) SBAG 12 Meeting DRAFT Findings

Thank you to all of you who participated in the recent SBAG 12 meeting, both in person and virtually, to make it a productive meeting. Draft findings from the meeting are now posted online and comments from the community are solicited through February 3.

The steering committee will review all comments received and take them into account while finalizing the SBAG 12 findings in early February. Comments may be emailed to me or any steering committee member.


2) SBAG 14 Dates

We are in the process of setting the dates and location for the January 2016 SBAG 14 meeting. Based on discussion at the recent meeting, we are currently looking at :

January 27-29, 2016 (2.5 days), Orlando, FL Comments are welcome on this possibility.


3) SBAG Goals Document Participation

As outlined at the recent SBAG meeting, we are initiating an effort this year to create an SBAG Goals Document. More details are in the recent SBAG 12 presentation:

We are currently forming groups to lead efforts for each of the three main goals and for the technology roadmap effort. If you are interested, please contact the appropriate group lead below:

Goal 1: Small Body Science – Lead: Tim Swindle, [email protected]<mailto:[email protected]>

Goal 2: Planetary Defense – Lead: Tommy Grav, [email protected]<mailto:[email protected]>

Goal 3: Enabling Future Human Exploration – Lead: Paul Abell, [email protected]<mailto:[email protected]>

SBAG Technology Roadmap – Lead: John Dankanich, [email protected]<mailto:[email protected]>


Best wishes,
Nancy Chabot
SBAG Chair