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Venus Upper Atmosphere Investigations Science and Technical Interchange Meeting Agenda

     
January 24, 2013   OAI, Cleveland, Ohio
 

     

Time

Topic

Speaker

     

8:00-8:15 am

Introductions, review purposes and expected results

Kremic

     

8:15-10:15 am

Science case for upper atmosphere (UA) science

Limaye

   

What we know and need to understand/Decadal 

Crisp

   

Contribution to overall Venus exploration goals and relative priority of UA science

Glaze

   

10:15-10:30 am

Break

   

10:30-11:00 am

Comparative Considerations

     

11:00-11:30am

Science Implementation

Rodin

   

11:30-12:30 pm

Lunch

     

12:30-2:00 pm

Measurements needed/Sensors and Lightweight Insturment

Hunter

   

Types of instruments, durations, (In-situ – identify species e.g. MEMS chemical sensor, gas chromatograph, TBD names)

Baines

   

Coherent Doppler Lidar for Wind Measurments

Singh

   

2:00-2:15 pm

Break

   

2:15-4:15 pm

Investigation characteristics

     
  Systems and vehicles concepts to maneuver in Venus UA  
     

2:15-2:30 pm

Entry highlights

Gage

     

2:30-2:45 pm

Operating Environment

Nott

     

2:45-3:10 pm

Balloons

Hall

     

3:10-3:35 pm

Planes/UAV/Aircraft Design

Landis

     

3:35-4:00 pm

Hybrid/Other/VAMP

Polidan

   

4:00-4:15 pm

Overall Summary / Questions

   

4:15-5:00 pm

Summary and Next Steps

   

Recap/Measurement Priorities

Crisp

 

Identify topics requiring further study and recap technology needs

 

Outline for VeXAG report