TABLE F.1 NASA Investment Options for 11 Beyond Einstein Candidate Missions

Mission Areaa

Mission

Assessment of Mission Team Requirements: Fully Prepare for the Astronomy and Astrophysics Decadal Surveya

Assessment of Bare Minimum: Team Sustainment Levela

FY 2008

FY 2009

FY 2010

FY 2008

FY 2009

FY 2010

Inflation Probes

CMBPolb,c,d

 

 

 

 

 

 

EPIC-Fb,c,e

$300,000

$300,000

$300,000

$300,000

$300,000

$300,000

EPIC-Ib,c,f

$250,000

$250,000

$250,000

<$250,000

<$250,000

<$250,000

Without APRA funding

$750,000

$750,000

$750,000

<$750,000

<$750,000

<$750,000

CIPg

$870,000

$840,000

$682,000

<<$875,000

<<$875,000

<<$875,000

Cross-mission CMB detector flight—packagingb,c

$2 million

$2 million

$2 million

$2 million

$2 million

$2 million

BHFP

CASTER

$740,000

$740,000

$740,000

$150,000

$150,000

$150,000

Balloon Flight in Phase Ah

$240,000

$240,000

$240,000

$150,000

$150,000

$150,000

EXISTi

$200,000

$1.8 million

$1.8 million

$100,000

$600,000

$600,000

Con-X

JDEM

Con-Xj

$10 million

$10 million

$10 million

$6.2 million

$6.2 million

$6.2 million

ADEPT

$2.3 million

$2.3 million

$2.3 million

$0.9 million

$0.9 million

$0.9 million

SNAPk

$3.0 million

$3.0 million

$3.0 million

$3.0 million

$3.0 million

$3.0 million

DESTINY

$1 million

$1 million

$1 million

$1 million

$1 million

$1 million

LISA

LISAl

$6 million

$6 million

$6 million

$6 million

$6 million

$6 million

NOTE: Acronyms are defined in Appendix G.

aDoes not include civil service or Jet Propulsion Laboratory costs.

bInvestment in detectors and focused detector integration into large-scale flight-ready arrays.

cAssumes additional ongoing NASA, DOE, NIST funding of an additional $2 million per year for development of bolometric array technology continues.

dNo data provided to the committee from the mission team.

eAssumes team is successful in proposed funding for a balloon experiment “SPIDER” to demonstrate instrument, six detectors, wave plate, and telescope concept.

fAssumes team is successful in proposed NASA Astronomy and Physics Research Analysis (APRA) Program funding for a balloon flight demonstration of a scalable millimeter-wave bolometric interferometer at $1,549,513 over the period from the second quarter of FY 2008 through the second quarter of FY 2011.

gAssumes successful JWST detector demonstration.

hAssumes team is successful in proposed funding for a balloon experiment under NASA’s APRA Program or it is deferred to Phase A.

iAssumes $600,000 APRA Program proposal for LET development is successful and current HET APRA funding is maintained through March 2009.

jConstellation-X input scaled back from the team’s input that was proposed as needed for a new start to a level assessed by the committee that would allow the team to prepare for the 2010 astronomy and astrophysics decadal survey.

kCurrently there is $3 million per year in DOE funding for SNAP.

lExcludes ESA funding and NASA ROSES research grant funding.



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