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4th NASA Space Weather and Robotic Mission Operations Workshop

Location: NASA/GSFC Bldg. 21, Rm 183
Date: Sep 27, 2012
Time: 9:00am – 5:00pm


Session I: 9:00am – 12:00pm
Welcome and Overview
Chair: Yihua Zheng

Time Topic
9:00amIntroduction, objectives of the workshop (M. Hesse, NASA/GSFC)
9:10am SMD view of Space Weather and of Space Weather needs (B. Giles at NASA/HQ)
9:25amOCE view of Space Weather and of Space Weather needs (H. Bell NASA/HQ)
9:40am NASA GSFC Space Weather Research Center: status update and future plans (A. Pulkkinen, NASA/GSFC/CUA)
10:00am iSWA update (including iSWA on mobile devices) (M. Maddox, D. Berrios and R. Mullinix, NASA/GSFC
10:20am Break
10:40am MSL landing and Space Weather Support (Martin Ratliff, NASA/JPL)
11:00am An overview of significant SWx events in 2012 (Y. Zheng, NASA/GSFC)
11:20am Overview of SEP measurements during major radiation storms of 2012 at Dawn and Dawn operations (Thomas H Prettyman, PSI and Dawn/GRaND PI)
11:40am Overview of SEP measurements during major radiation storms of 2012 at MSL (Arik Posner/NASA HQ and Cary Zeitlin/SWRI)

Lunch: Noon – 1pm


Session II: 1:00pm – 5:00pm
Satellite anomalies and User feedback/SWx needs
Chair: Antti Pulkkinen

Time Topic
1:00pm MESSENGER spacecraft operations and anomalies during 2012 (R. Gold, JHU/APL)
1:20pm Spitzer, JUNO and Dawn mission operation and SWx anomalies/needs (J. Hunt, NASA/JPL)
1:40pm Spacecraft operation and anomalies from Earth missions at JPL (Martin Ratliff and Mark Fujishin, NASA/JPL)
2:00pm THEMIS operations and anomalies (Manfred Bester, Berkeley)
2:20pm Break
2:40pm CALIPSO operations during radiation storms in 2012 (Jamie Wilson, NASA/LARC)
3:00pm Investigating spacecraft anomalies attributed to SWx for ISS and Chandra (Joe Minow, NASA/MSFC)
3:20pm The status and future prospects of the NAIRAS (Nowcast of Atmospheric Ionizing Radiation for Aviation Safety) project (Chris Mertens, NASA/LARC)
3:40pm A large-scale coordinated radiation assessment campaign using dozens of MEDIPIX Dosimeters onboard weather balloons and UAVs during a major space weather event (Scott Wiley, NASA/DFRC)
4:00pm Interplanetary 3D Sun mobile app (Tony Phillips, Science@NASA)
4:20pm General discussion on SWx needs, requirements, concerns etc. (all participants)
4:50pm Workshop summary (Y. Zheng)
5:00pm End