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6th NASA Space Weather and Robotic Mission Operations Workshop

Location: NASA/GSFC Bldg. 21, Rm 183. Also WebEx access will be provided.
Date: Sep 17-18, 2014
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Session I-Day I: 9:00am – 12:00pm
Chair: M. Maddox, NASA GSFC

Time Topic
9:00am Welcome/Description (Y. Collado-Vega, NASA GSFC)
9:10am NASA GSFC HSD view of space weather (D. Rabin, NASA GSFC)
9:30am NASA HQ Heliophysics view of space weather and space weather needs (NASA HQ)
9:50am NASA HEOMD view of space weather and space weather needs (J. Allen NASA HQ)
10:10am Break
10:20am Goddard Space Asset Protection Program views of space weather (D. Adams, NASA GSFC)
10:40am NASA GSFC SWRC space weather services: status, future plans and updated space weather needs document (A. Pulkkinen, NASA GSFC)
11:00am SOHO and STEREO missions' health and future plans (J. Gurman, NASA GSFC)
11:20am DSCOVR mission (A. Szabo, NASA GSFC)

Lunch: Noon – 1pm

Session II-Day I: 1:00pm – 5:00pm
Chair: J. Minow, NASA MSFC

Time Topic
1:00pm Update on Spitzer mission operations and space weather needs (J. Hunt, NASA JPL)
1:20pm ISS and DMSP Auroral Charging (J. Minow, NASA MSFC)
1:40pm Space Sciences Mission Ops Project office views on space weather and impacts (R. Harman, NASA GSFC)
2:00pm NASA aviation activities and space weather (S. Wiley, NASA AFRC)
2:20pm On the rail -Space Weather situational awareness during sounding rocket campaigns (D. Rowland, NASA GSFC)
2:40pm Break.
2:50pm TDRSS View of Space Weather and TDRSS Augmentation Service for Satellites (C. Gramling, NASA GSFC)
3:10pm EOS Aqua and Aura team space weather view (W. Guit, NASA GSFC)
3:30pm Workshop first day summary and discussion on the updated space weather needs document/feedback/questionnaire (A. Pulkkinen, All)
5:00pm Adjourn.

Session I-Day II: 9:00am – 12:00pm
Chair: S. Wiley, NASA AFRC

Time Topic
9:00am Welcome/Description (A. Pulkkinen, NASA GSFC)
9:10am Space Weather Tools update (M. Maddox, NASA GSFC)
9:30am Space Weather tools demonstration (L. Mays, CUA and NASA GSFC and C. Wiegand, NASA GSFC)
10:00am Demo and discussion of the anomaly database (M. Kuznetsova, NASA GSFC and C. Wiegand, NASA GSFC)
10:30am Break
10:40am Innovations in CME triangulation in the era of limited STEREO data (B. Thompson, NASA GSFC)
11:00am ACE mission health and future plans (E. Christian, NASA GSFC)

Lunch: Noon – 1pm

Session II-Day II: 1:00pm – 5:00pm (Drag/Anomaly Focus Group)
Chair: E. Talaat, NASA HQ

Time Topic
1:00pm The importance of space weather-related drag dynamics for LEO operations (E. Moyer, NASA GSFC)
1:20pm Atmospheric Density Variations in the Thermosphere (B. Bowman, Space Environment Technologies)
2:00pm Models and CEDAR Validation Discussion (J. S. Shim, NASA GSFC)
2:20pm FDF’s effort in obtaining Cd and/or accurate orbit info (D. Tracewell, NASA GSFC)
2:40pm Break.
2:50pm Conjunction Assessment Risk Analysis (CARA) team (R. Besser, NASA GSFC)
3:10pm HASMD Upgrade Model with Current and Predicted Density Accuracies (B. Bowman, Space Environment Technologies)
4:00pm Workshop second day summary and overall feedback (A. Pulkkinen, All)
5:00pm Adjourn.