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7th Space Weather & NASA Robotic Mission Ops Workshop Agenda


Sept. 29th - Session I: 09:00am – 12:00pm
Bldg. 21 Rm 183
Chair: C. Alex Young, NASA GSFC

09:00am Welcome/Description (Yaireska Collado-Vega, NASA GSFC)
09:10am NASA Heliophysics: The Science of Space Weather (Elsayed Talaat, NASA HQ)
09:30am NASA GSFC HSD view of space weather (Michael Hesse, NASA GSFC)
09:50am NASA Technical Fellow for Space Environments (Joseph Minow, NASA MSFC)
10:10am NASA GSFC SWRC space weather services: status, future plans and updated space weather needs document (Antti Pulkkinen, NASA GSFC)
10:30am Break
10:40am CCMC/SWRC Demo (Chiu Weigand, NASA GSFC)
11:10am Update on Spitzer mission operations and space weather needs (Joseph Hunt, NASA JPL)
11:30am MAVEN Space Weather needs (Jared Espley, NASA GSFC)


Sept. 29 - Session II: 01:00pm – 05:00pm
Chair: Barbara Thompson (NASA GSFC)

01:00pm CHANDRA space weather vulnerabilities and needs update (Joseph Minow, NASA MSFC)
01:20pm DSCOVR Update (Adam Szabo, NASA GSFC)
01:40pm Solar Orbiter and Solar Probe Plus science and relevance to space weather (Chris St. Cyr, NASA GSFC)
02:00pm Launch processes at Cape Canaveral (Kathy Winters, USAF AFSPC)(REMOTELY)
02:40pm Break
02:50pm CARA space weather needs (Lauri Newmann, NASA GSFC)
03:10pm EOS Aqua and Aura team space weather view (William Guit, NASA GSFC)
03:30pm NASA’s STEREO Mission: Living Past Your Warranty (Dan Wilson/Dan Ossing, JHU APL)
03:50pm NASA aviation activities (Scott Wiley, NASA AFRC)
04:10pm Workshop first day summary and discussion on the updated space weather needs document/feedback/questtionairre (Antti Pulkkinen, All)
05:00pm Adjourn
06:00pm Space Weather & Robotics Mission Workshop and CARA Open House attendees no-host social event for professional networking. Location: Franklin's Restaurant and Brewery, 5123 Baltimore Avenue, Hyattsville, MD 20710, Tel: 301-927-2740, http://www.franklinsbrewery.com/ The upstairs loft has been reserved for the group.


Sept 30 - Session I: 09:00am – 12:00pm (Radiation hazard and mitigation processes focus group)
Chair: Antti Pulkkinen (NASA GSFC)

09:00am Welcome/Description (Antti Pulkkinen, NASA GSFC)
Module 1
09:10am Radiation 101: Effects on hardware and robotic systems (Jonathan Pellish, NASA GSFC)
09:50am Radiation 101: Effects on biological systems(Kerry Lee, NASA JSC)
10:30am Break
Module 2
10:40am Radiation hazard for human space exploration - general considerations (Ruthan Lewis, NASA GSFC)
11:00am Radiation hazard for deep space human space exploration (Tony Slaba, NASA LaRC)
11:30am Workshop Style Case Study - Scenario Description
11:40am Small groups separation and start of discussion

12:00pm Lunch


Sept 30 - Session II: 01:00pm – 05:00pm
Chair: Yaireska Collado-Vega (NASA GSFC)

01:00pm Workshop Style Case Study - small groups
01:20pm Review of findings - whole group
Module 3
02:00pm Changing SEP Climatology (Allan Tylka, NASA GSFC)
02:30pm SEP part 2 predictions (Dave Falconer, NASA MSFC)(REMOTELY)
03:00pm GCRs (Tony Slaba, NASA LaRC)
03:20pm Break
03:25pm Workshop Style Case Study - Event Description
03:35pm Small groups discussion
04:15pm Overall Discussion - whole group
04:55pm Workshop second day summary and overall feedback (Antti Pulkkinen, All)
05:00pm Adjourn.