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Project Title: Astrobiology Science Strategy for the Search for Life in the Universe

PIN: DEPS-SSB-17-03         

Major Unit:
Division on Earth and Life Studies
Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences

Sub Unit:
Board on Life Sciences
Space Studies Board DEPS

RSO:
Smith, David

Subject/Focus Area:
Biology and Life Sciences; Space and Aeronautics


Astrobiology Science Strategy for the Search for Life in the Universe Meeting #2
March 6, 2018 - March 8, 2018
National Academy of Sciences Building
2101 Constitution NW
Washington D.C. 20148


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: Sarah Brothers
Email: sbrothers@nas.edu
Phone:
Fax:


Agenda:

Draft agenda
OPEN and CLOSED sessions subject to change

6 MARCH, 2018

MEETING CONVENES WITH CLOSED SESSION

OPEN SESSION
Remote Access Information
U.S. (phone): +1 (646) 558-8656 or +1 (669) 900-6833
Meeting ID: 458-975-899
Link: https://nasem.zoom.us/j/458975899

12:00 p.m. Lunch available in the meeting room

01:00 p.m. Systems Biosignatures
                  Sara Walker
                  Arizona State University, via Zoom

02:00 p.m. Planetary Protection & The Search for Life in the Universe
                  Lisa Pratt
                  NASA HQ

03:00 p.m. Break

03:30 p.m. From Habitability to Life: An Ecosystem Approach to the Search for Biosignatures Beyond Earth
                  Nathalie Cabrol
                  SETI Institute

04:30 p.m. Biosignature Preservation
                  Jochen Brocks
                  Australian National University, via Zoom

05:00 p.m. Meeting adjourns for the day


7 MARCH, 2018
Remote Access Information
U.S. (phone): +1 (646) 558-8656 or +1 (669) 900-6833
Meeting ID: 258-765-196
Link: https://nasem.zoom.us/j/258765196

07:00 a.m. Working breakfast available in the meeting room

08:00 a.m. Briefing: ExoMars Rover and the Search for Life
                  Jorge Vago
                  ESA, via Zoom

09:00 a.m. Future Space and Ground Astronomical Capabilities for Searching for Life on Exoplanets
                  Alycia Weinberger
                  Carnegie Institution for Science

10:00 a.m. Break

10:30 a.m. Comparative Planetology and the Inner Solar System as a Gateway to the Exoplanets
                  Noam Izenberg
                  Applied Physics Laboratory

11:30 a.m. Life Detection Instrumentation in a Golden Age of Astrobiology
                  Stephanie Getty
                  Goddard Space Flight Center

12:30 p.m. Lunch available in the meeting room

COMMITTEE WILL GO INTO CLOSED SESSION AFTER LUNCH


8 MARCH, 2018
Remote Access Information
U.S. (phone): +1 (646) 558-8656 or +1 (669) 900-6833
Meeting ID: 908-488-239
Link: https://nasem.zoom.us/j/908488239

07:30 a.m. Breakfast available in the meeting room

08:30 a.m. Preservation of Biotic/Abiotic Biosignatures
                  Jennifer Eigenbrode
                  Goddard Space Flight Center

COMMITTEE WILL GO INTO CLOSED SESSION FOLLOWING THE SPEAKER


Closed Session Summary Posted After the Meeting

The following committee members were present at the closed sessions of the meeting:


The following topics were discussed in the closed sessions:


The following materials (written documents) were made available to the committee in the closed sessions:


Date of posting of Closed Session Summary: