This report is the summary of a workshop held in May 2003 by the Space Studies Board's Committee on Solar and Space Physics to synthesize understanding of the physics of the outer heliosphere and the critical role played by the local interstellar medium (LISM) and to identify directions for the further exploration of this challenging environment.
Table of Contents
|2 Science Summary: The Interaction of the Solar Wind and the Local Interstellar Medium||7-23|
|3 The Next Logical Steps||24-28|
|4 An Interstellar Probe to the Boundaries of the Heliosphere and Nearby Interstellar Space||29-33|
|5 Strategic Directions||34-36|
|Appendix A Statement of Task||47-50|
|Appendix B Workshop Agenda and Participants||51-54|
|Appendix C Acronyms and Abbreviations||55-56|
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