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Project Title: A Decadal Strategy for Solar and Space Physics (Heliophysics)

PIN: DEPS-SSB-10-01         

Major Unit:
Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences

Sub Unit:
Aeronautics & Space Engineering Board DEPS
Space Studies Board DEPS

Charo, Art

Subject/Focus Area:
Space and Aeronautics

A Decadal Strategy for Solar and Space Physics (Heliophysics)
June 14, 2011 - June 16, 2011
Boulder, CO

If you would like to attend the sessions of this meeting that are open
to the public or need more information please contact:

Contact Name: Linda Walker
Phone: (202) 334-3477


This meeting will be closed in its entirety.

Closed Session Summary Posted After the Meeting

The following committee members were present at the closed sessions of the meeting:
Dan Baker
Thomas Zurbuchen
Brian Anderson
Steven BAttel
James Drake
Len Fisk
Sarah Gibson
Micheal Hesse
Todd Hoeksema
Mary Hudson
David Hysell
Thomas Immel
Justin Kasper
Howard Singer
Halan Spence
Edward Stone

In addition
we had Dick Mewaldt
Spiro Antiochos
Jeff Forbes
Jim Clemmons
Mike Wiltberger
Kristina Lynch
and Cherilynn Morrow (I think). In addition
we had our contractor
Aerospace Corp. at the meeting represented by Randy Persinger
Mark Barrera and Bob Kellogg. By teleconference
we heard from Steve Squyres.

The following topics were discussed in the closed sessions:
Topics discussed:
o Reports from the 3 survey study panels
o Reports from the 5 survey working groups
o Discussion of NASA heliophysics budget and available “free energy” for the coming decade; preliminary discussions on matching resources to survey priorities
o Discussion of “decision rules” used by the planetary decadal survey
o Aerospace Corporation cost and technical analysis of selected mission concepts
o Plans for next meeting

The following materials (written documents) were made available to the committee in the closed sessions:
No outside materials were distributed.

Date of posting of Closed Session Summary: September 12, 2011