Distributed Arrays of Small Instruments for Research and Monitoring in Solar-Terrestrial Physics: A Workshop,

 

27

   

 Earth Science and Applications from Space: A Community Assessment and Strategy for the Future,

 

28

   

 Exploring Organic Environments in the Solar System,

 

32

   

 Extending the Effective Lifetimes of Earth Observing Research Missions,

 

33

   

 Large Optical Systems in Space,

 

34

   

 Limits of Organic Life in Planetary Systems,

 

34

   

 Meeting the Workforce Needs for the National Vision for Space Exploration,

 

35

   

 Planetary Protection Requirements for Venus Missions,

 

35

   

 Preventing the Forward Contamination of Mars,

 

36

   

 Principal-Investigator-Led Missions in the Space Sciences: Lessons Learned,

 

36

   

 Priorities for Space Science Enabled by Nuclear Power and Propulsion,

 

37

   

 Review of Progress in Astronomy and Astrophysics Toward the Decadal Vision,

 

38

   

 Review of Science Requirements for the Atacama Large Millimeter Array,

 

39

   

 Reviews of NASA Strategic Roadmaps,

 

40

   

 Scientific Context for Space Exploration,

 

41

   

 Solar System Radiation Environment and NASA’s Vision for Space Exploration,

 

42

4

 

SUMMARIES OF MAJOR REPORTS

 

43

   

 4.1  The Astrophysical Context of Life,

 

45

   

 4.2  The Atacama Large Millimeter Array: Implications of a Potential Descope,

 

49

   

 4.3  Earth Science and Applications from Space: Urgent Needs and Opportunities to Serve the Nation,

 

50

   

 4.4  Extending the Effective Lifetimes of Earth Observing Research Missions,

 

56

   

 4.5  Preventing the Forward Contamination of Mars,

 

58

   

 4.6  Principal-Investigator-Led Missions in the Space Sciences,

 

67

   

 4.7  Priorities in Space Science Enabled by Nuclear Power and Propulsion,

 

75

   

 4.8  Review of Goals and Plans for NASA’s Space and Earth Sciences,

 

83

   

 4.9  Review of NASA Plans for the International Space Station,

 

88

   

 4.10  Science in NASA’s Vision for Space Exploration,

 

92

5

 

SHORT REPORT

 

95

   

 5.1  Review of Progress in Astronomy and Astrophysics Toward the Decadal Vision: Letter Report,

 

97

6

 

CONGRESSIONAL TESTIMONY

 

107

   

 6.1  Options for Hubble Science,

 

109

   

 6.2  NASA’s Earth Science Program,

 

117

7

 

CUMULATIVE BIBLIOGRAPHY OF SSB REPORTS: 1960-2005

 

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