Planetary Protection Requirements for Mars Sample-Return Missions,

 

35

   

 Planetary Sciences Decadal Survey,

 

36

   

 Radioisotope Power Systems,

 

39

   

 Rationale and Goals of the U.S. Civil Space Program,

 

40

   

 Role and Scope of Mission-Enabling Activities in NASA’s Space and Earth Science Missions,

 

40

4

 

WORKSHOPS, SYMPOSIA, MEETINGS OF EXPERTS, AND OTHER SPECIAL PROJECTS

 

42

   

 Future International Space Cooperation and Competition in a Globalizing World,

 

42

   

 Uncertainty Management in Remote Sensing of Climate Data,

 

43

5

 

SUMMARIES OF MAJOR REPORTS

 

44

   

 5.1  America’s Future in Space: Aligning the Civil Space Program with National Needs,

 

45

   

 5.2  Approaches to Future Space Cooperation and Competition in a Globalizing World: Summary of a Workshop,

 

50

   

 5.3  Assessment of Planetary Protection Requirements for Mars Sample Return Missions,

 

55

   

 5.4  An Enabling Foundation for NASA’s Earth and Space Missions,

 

62

   

 5.5  Near-Earth Object Surveys and Hazard Mitigation Strategies: Interim Report,

 

66

   

 5.6  A Performance Assessment of NASA’s Heliophysics Program,

 

68

   

 5.7  Radioisotope Power Systems: An Imperative for Maintaining U.S. Leadership in Space Exploration,

 

76

   

 5.8  Uncertainty Management in Remote Sensing of Climate Data: Summary of a Workshop,

 

80

6

 

CONGRESSIONAL TESTIMONY

 

86

7

 

CUMULATIVE BIBLIOGRAPHY OF SSB REPORTS: 1958-2009

 

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