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Workshop Agenda

NOVEMBER 12, 2012

9:00 a.m. Welcome and Introductions

Michael Moloney, Director, Space Studies Board

9:05

Keynote Introduction

Charlie Kennel and Alan Dressler, Workshop Planning Committee Co-Chairs

Keynote Speakers: Purpose and Role of the Decadal Survey in Strategic Space Science Planning

9:10

Historical Perspective on the Decadal Survey

Lennard Fisk, Thomas M. Donahue Distinguished University Professor of Space Science, University of Michigan; Member, Committee on Earth Science and Applications from Space; Member, 2013 Solar and Space Physics Decadal Survey

9:30

NASA Perspective

John Grunsfeld, Associate Administrator, Science Mission Directorate, NASA

9:50

Decadal Survey General Study Process

Michael Moloney, Director, Space Studies Board

10:30

Panel of Decadal Survey Chairs

Moderator: Charlie Kennel (Chair, Space Studies Board; Co-Chair, Workshop Planning Committee)

Discussion Topics:

  • What did you try to do/achieve, and how do you think you did?
  • What would you do differently if you could do it again?
  • How did the survey impact their community?
  • How did the survey impact the program?

Panelists:

Daniel Baker (Chair, 2013 Solar and Space Physics Decadal Survey; Director, Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics, University of Colorado, Boulder)

Roger Blandford (Chair, 2010 Astronomy and Astrophysics Decadal Survey; Pehong and Adele Chen Director, Kavli Institute for Particle Astrophysics and Cosmology, Stanford University)

Berrien Moore (Co-Chair, 2007 Earth Science and Applications from Space Decadal Survey; Dean, College of Atmospheric and Geographic Sciences, National Weather Center, University of Oklahoma)

Steven Squyres (Chair, 2011 Planetary Science Decadal Survey; Goldwin Smith Professor of Astronomy, Cornell University)



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A Workshop Agenda NOVEMBER 12, 2012 9:00 a.m. Welcome and Introductions Michael Moloney, Director, Space Studies Board 9:05 Keynote Introduction—Workshop Planning Committee Co-Chairs Charlie Kennel, Distinguished Professor of Atmospheric Science Emeritus, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego (Chair, Space Studies Board) Alan Dressler, Observational Astronomer, Observatories of the Carnegie Institution for Science (Member, Space Studies Board) Keynote Speakers: Purpose and Role of the Decadal Survey in Strategic Space Science Planning 9:10 Historical Perspective on the Decadal Survey Lennard Fisk, Thomas M. Donahue Distinguished University Professor of Space Science, University of Michigan (Member, Committee on Earth Science and Applications from Space; Member, 2013 Solar and Space Physics Decadal Survey) 9:30 NASA Perspective John Grunsfeld, Associate Administrator, Science Mission Directorate, NASA 9:50 Decadal Survey General Study Process Michael Moloney, Director, Space Studies Board 10:30 Panel of Decadal Survey Chairs Moderator: Charlie Kennel (Co-Chair, Workshop Planning Committee) Discussion Topics: • What did you try to do/achieve, and how do you think you did? • What would you do differently if you could do it again? • How did the survey impact their community? • How did the survey impact the program? NOTE: Video of the workshop is included on the CD enclosed with this report and is available at http://sites.nationalacademies.org/SSB/CurrentProjects/SSB_070954#webcast. 83

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Panelists: Daniel Baker, Professor, Astrophysical and Planetary Sciences, and Physics, and Director, Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics, University of Colorado, Boulder (Chair, 2013 Solar and Space Physics Decadal Survey) Roger Blandford, Pehong and Adele Chen Director, Kavli Institute for Particle Astrophysics and Cosmology, Stanford University (Chair, 2010 Astronomy and Astrophysics Decadal Survey) Berrien Moore, Dean, College of Atmospheric and Geographic Sciences; Director, National Weather Center; Vice President for Weather and Climate Programs, University of Oklahoma (Co-Chair, 2007 Earth Science and Applications from Space Decadal Survey) Steven Squyres, Goldwin Smith Professor of Astronomy, Cornell University (Chair, 2011 Planetary Science Decadal Survey) 12:00 p.m. Community Dialog Panelists and Audience Members 12:30 Lunch 1:45 Panel on Agency-Specific Issues Moderator: Mark Abbott, Dean, College of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences, Oregon State University (Chair, Committee on Earth Science and Applications from Space; Member, Space Studies Board) Discussion Topics: • How do you interpret/use decadal surveys? • What works well, what doesn’t work well? • What would you like to see in future decadal surveys? • How do you coordinate intra-interagency on common issues/recommendations? Panelists: Michael Freilich, Director, NASA Earth Science Division Paul Hertz, Director, NASA Astrophysics Division Lisa May, Program Executive, NASA Planetary Science Division Jeffrey Newmark, Strategic Planning Lead, NASA Heliophysics Division John Pereira, Chief, Advanced Satellite Planning Division, NOAA/NESDIS 3:15 Community Dialog Panelists and Audience Members 4:15 Panel on Decadal Survey Program Formulation: Lessons Learned and Opportunities for Improvement Moderator: Alan Dressler (Co-Chair, Workshop Planning Committee) Decadal Survey Mission Formulation Process Brief Overview Michael Moloney, Director, Space Studies Board 84

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Discussion Topics: • How did the different communities come up with the framework of activities to prioritize? What strategy was used for prioritization? • ScienceMission Continuum • How would “you” structure a framework to create a program architecture? — Missions vs. Activities • What are preparations that can be made in advance to your community’s decadal survey? Panelists: Rick Anthes, President Emeritus, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (Co- Chair, 2007 Earth Science and Applications from Space Decadal Survey) Colleen Hartman, Deputy Center Director for Science, Operations and Program Performance, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Todd Hoeksema, Senior Research Scientist, W.W. Hansen Experimental Physics Laboratory, Stanford University (Member, 2013 Solar and Space Physics Decadal Survey) Stephen Mackwell, Director, Lunar and Planetary Institute (Member, Committee on Astrobiology and Planetary Science; 2011 Planetary Science Decadal Survey) Marcia Rieke, Regents’ Professor of Astronomy, University of Arizona (Member, Space Studies Board; Member, Committee on Astronomy and Astrophysics; 2010 Astronomy and Astrophysics Decadal Survey) 5:30 Community Dialog Panelists and Audience Members 6:15 Adjourn NOVEMBER 13, 2012 8:30 a.m. Panel on Program Formulation: The Role of Cost Estimation, Technical Evaluation, and Budget Projections in Prioritizing Missions Moderator: President, Battel Engineering (Member, 2010 Astronomy and Astrophysics Decadal Survey; Member, 2013 Solar and Space Physics Decadal Survey; Member, Workshop Planning Committee) Discussion Topics: • Lessons Learned and Opportunities for Improvement (Following from Day 1 Afternoon Session) • How do these two factors (CATE and budget) affect mission prioritization? • How does the CATE process and budgetary constrictions [inadvertently] impact science? Panelists: David Bearden, General Manager, NASA Programs, The Aerospace Corporation Jay Bookbinder, Astrophysicist, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory Randy Friedl, Deputy Director for Research, Jet Propulsion Laboratory; Associate Director, UCLA Joint Institute for Regional Earth System Science and Engineering (Member, 2007 Earth Science and Applications from Space Decadal Survey) 85

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Scott Hubbard, Professor, Aeronautics and Astronautics, Stanford University (Member, Committee on Astrobiology and Planetary Science) Harlan Spence, Director, Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans and Space, University of New Hampshire (Member, 2013 Solar and Space Physics Decadal Survey) 9:30 Community Dialog Panelists and Audience Members 10:30 Panel on How to Plan for High-Profile Missions Moderator: John Klineberg, President, Space Systems/Loral [ret.] (Vice Chair, Space Studies Board) Discussion Topics: • What does “high profile” mean? • Where will this type of mission be managed? • How do you accommodate this type of mission? • How do high-profile missions impact the overall science and mission portfolio for a science and the community itself? • How should the Space Studies Board and Board on Physics and Astronomy address high- profile missions in their role as stewards of the decadal surveys? Panelists: Charles Elachi, Director, Jet Propulsion Laboratory Bill Gail, Chief Technology Officer, Global Weather Corporation (Member, 2007 Earth Science and Applications from Space Decadal Survey) Rick Howard, Program Director, James Webb Space Telescope, NASA [ret.] Ralph McNutt, Senior Space Physicist, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (Member, 2011 Planetary Science Decadal Survey) 11:30 Community Dialog Panelists and Audience Members 12:00 p.m. Lunch 1:15 Panel on Incorporating International Perspectives into Future Decadal Planning Moderator: Robert Lin, Professor, Department of Physics, University of California, Berkeley (Member, Space Studies Board; U.S. Representative to and Vice President of the Committee on Space Research; Member, 2013 Solar and Space Physics Decadal Survey; Member, Workshop Planning Committee) Discussion Topics: • How NASA Interfaces Internationally • Partnership vs. Boss-Subordinate relationship • Potential Future Collaborative Efforts • Leveraging International Assets and Capabilities • Alignment and Timing of National Space Science Strategic Planning • What role can the SSB play in this arena? • What role can future decadal surveys play in this arena? 86

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Panelists: Michael Freilich, Director, NASA Earth Science Division Dennis McSweeney, Deputy Director, Science Division, Office of Interagency and International Relations, NASA Masato Nakamura, Research Director, Institute of Space and Astronautical Science, Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency David Southwood, Senior Research Investigator and Professor, Imperial College; Director of Science and Robotic Exploration, European Space Agency [ret.] Jean-Pierre Swings, Chairman, European Space Sciences Committee; Professor, Institut d’Astrophysique et de Géophysique, Liège, Belgium 2:30 Community Dialog Panelists and Audience Members 3:30 Panel on Decadal Survey Stewardship: The Role of the Mid-decade Reviews and Standing Committees Moderator: Charlie Kennel (Co-Chair, Workshop Planning Committee) Discussion Topics: • How do you incorporate long-term stewardship into the decadal survey? • What is [really] the time horizon for the decadal surveys? Should this timeframe be revised? • Decision Rules • Role of the SSB Standing Committees • Role of the Midterm Assessments • What type of preparatory work can be done prior to commencement of a survey? • “Orphan” Disciplines, e.g. biological and physical sciences in space (microgravity science) Panelists: Waleed Abdalati, Chief Scientist, NASA [retired from NASA at the end of 2012] Stacey Boland, Senior Systems Engineer, Jet Propulsion Laboratory (Member, Committee on Earth Science and Applications from Space) Larry Esposito, Professor, Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics, University of Colorado, Boulder Louis Lanzerotti, Distinguished Research Professor, Department of Physics, New Jersey Institute of Technology (Chair, 2003 Solar and Space Physics Decadal Survey) Christopher McKee, Professor of Physics and Astronomy, University of California, Berkeley (Member, Committee on Astronomy and Astrophysics) 4:45 Community Dialog Panelists and Audience Members 5:15 Concluding Remarks Charlie Kennel (Co-Chair, Workshop Planning Committee) 5:30 Workshop Adjourns 87