January 14–16, 2013
Liaison Capitol Hill
Washington DC


MONDAY, January 14

8:30–9:15 a.m. Welcome. Activities since last meeting, PSS report, NEOO, Discovery and New Frontiers program status. (Mark Sykes, PSI; Lindley Johnson, NASA HQ)
The Future of Human Exploration and the Role of NEOs – Agency perspectives —
9:15–9:30 a.m. NASA (Paul Abell, NASA JSC)
9:30–9:45 a.m. ESA (Ian Carnelli and Andres Galvez, ESA, by Webex)
9:45–10:00 a.m. DLR (Stephan Ulamec, DLR)
10:00–10:15 a.m. JAXA (Jun Kawaguchi, JAXA)
10:15–10:30 a.m. CSA (Victoria Hipkin, CSA, by Webex)
10:30–10:45 a.m. Break
10:45–11:30 a.m. Panel discussion on human exploration and NEOs (Agency Representatives; Sykes, Chair)
  • Long term goals of human exploration and the role of NEOs
  • What we need to learn about NEOs
  • Potential opportunities for cooperation
11:30–12:00 Noon Update on IPEWG (Patrick Michel - Webex)
Noon.–1:30 p.m. Lunch
Strategic Knowledge Gaps —
1:30–2:00 p.m. Summary of SBAG SKG Report, and plans for maintaining and updating the document (Andy Rivkin, APL; Mark Sykes, PSI)
2:00–2:30 p.m. Near-term human exploration planning/Integration of SKGs across SGs (Mike Wargo, NASA HQ)
2:30–2:45 p.m. Dust – the missing SKG (Mihaly Horanyi, LASP)
2:45–3:00 p.m. Break
3:00–3:30 p.m. Open discussion on other SKG modifications (All)
Planetary Protection/Balloon Observatory Report—
3:30–4:00 p.m. Planetary Protection Issues Surrounding Ceres, Dawn's next target (Cassie Conley, NASA HQ)
4:00–4:30 p.m. Balloon Rapid Response for ISON (BRRISON) using a balloon-borne planetary observatory (Tibor Kremic, NASA GRC)
Planetary Science Division Perspective —
4:30–5:00 p.m. NASA Planetary Science Division Update, including budget and vision for small bodies (James Green, NASA HQ)

Missions —  
9:00–9:30 a.m. Hayabusa 2 (Jun Kawaguchi, JAXA)
9:30–10:15 a.m. Chang'e 2 flyby of Toutatis (Han Li, Chinese Academy of Sciences)
10:15–10:30 a.m. Toutatis radar imaging campaign (Michael Busch, UCLA by Webex)
10:30–10:45 a.m. Break
10:45–11:15 a.m. New Horizons (Hal Weaver, JHU-APL)
11:15–11:30 a.m. Planning small body observations with JWST (Heidi Hammel, AURA; Stephanie Milam, NASA GSFC)
11:30–11:45 a.m. Arecibo update (Mike Nolan, Arecibo by Webex)
11:45–12:00 Noon Report on an NEA kinetic impactor experiment (Steve Chesley, JPL)
Noon–1:15 p.m. Lunch
1:15–1:45 p.m. Dawn (Carol Raymond, JPL by Webex)
Comet ISON —  
1:45–2:05 p.m. What do we know about Comet ISON? (Mike Kelley, UMd)
2:05–2:35 p.m. Plans for ground-based campaigns (Kelly Fast/Lindley Johnson, NASA HQ)
2:35–3:05 p.m. Plans for spacecraft observations (Lindley Johnson, NASA HQ)
3:05–3:15 p.m. MESSENGER Observations of 2P/Encke and C/2012 S1 (ISON)
3:15–3:25 p.m. Break
3:25–3:45 p.m. Status of the Deep Impact spacecraft and future plans (Mike A’Hearn, UMd; Tim Larson, JPL
Reports —  
3:45–4:15 p.m. NASA PDS Small Bodies Node (Mike A'Hearn, UMd)
4:15–4:45 p.m. ANSMET Status (Tim McCoy, Smithsonian)
4:45–5:15 p.m. ISIS Update (Tim Titus, USGS)
Wednesday, January 16

9:15–10:00 a.m. NEO Program Update and Review of Planetary Defense status/issues.  (Lindley Johnson, NASA HQ)
10:00–10:30 a.m. Exploration Institute status (Yvonne Pendleton, NASA Ames by Webex)
10:30–11:00 a.m. Update on research programs relevant to Small Bodies (Max Bernstein, NASA HQ)
11:00–11:15 a.m. HQ Response to SBAG 7 findings (Lindley Johnson, NASA HQ)
11:15 a.m.–Noon Drafting SBAG 8 Findings (SBAG Steering Committee)