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Mars Comet News 11/7/14

Panelists include:
  • Jim Green, director, Planetary Science Division, NASA Headquarters, Washington
  • Nick Schneider, instrument lead for MAVEN's Imaging Ultraviolet Spectrograph, University of Colorado, Boulder
  • Mehdi Benna, instrument scientist for MAVEN's Neutral Gas and Ion Mass Spectrometer, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland
  • Don Gurnett, lead investigator on the Mars Advanced Radar for Subsurface and Ionosphere Sounding instrument on Mars Express, University of Iowa, Iowa City
  • Alan Delamere, co-investigator for MRO's HiRISE instrument, Delamere Support Services, Boulder, Colorado

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Comet NASA Social 10/13/14

Mars Comet Update

Panelists include:
  • Jim Green, director, Planetary Science Division (PSD), NASA Headquarters, Washington
  • Kelly Fast, program scientist, PSD
  • Carey Lisse, senior astrophysicist, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, Laurel, Maryland
  • Padma Yanamandra-Fisher, senior research scientist, Space Science Institute, Rancho Cucamonga Branch, California

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The Comet Siding Spring (C/2014 A1) Science Workshop September 19, 2014

View archived webcast Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3

Session 1: Setting the Stage/Observations from Orbit
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Welcome; Agenda Fast & Zurek NASA HQ, JPL Presentation (PDF)
Webcast (2:38) >>

Intro and Logistics

Chandra and Kepler observing plans
Lisse JHU/Applied Physics Lab Presentation (PDF)
Webcast (20:38) >>
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Current observing plans Kelley University of Maryland Presentation (PDF)
Webcast (14:47) >>

HST observing program issues Li Planetary Science Institute Presentation (PDF)
Webcast (20:59) >>

Latest SWIFT results Bodewits U Maryland Presentation (PDF)
Webcast (13:31) >>

Session 2: Comet Trajectory and Effects (current and expected)/Mars Mission Status
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Comet ephemeris update Farnocchia JPL Presentation (PDF)
Webcast (15:21) >>

Latest SSERVI results: Phobos/Deimos ejecta Horanyi U Colorado, Boulder Presentation (PDF)
Webcast (16:10) >>

Mars Mission status overview Zurek JPL Presentation (PDF)
Webcast (6:43) >>

Integrated timeline of Mars-project observations of the comet Diniega JPL Presentation (PDF)
Webcast (21:17) >>

Mars Orbiter Mission: observation plans Bhardwaj Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Presentation (PDF)
Webcast (22:12) >>

Mars Express: observation plans Svedhem European Space Agency (ESA) Presentation (PDF)
Webcast (1:12) >>
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Session 3: Mars Mission Status
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Mars Odessy: THEMIS observations Plaut JPL Presentation (PDF)
Webcast (15:37) >>

MRO: HiRISE observations Delamere Delamere Space Sciences Presentation (PDF)
Webcast (24:17) >>

MRO: CRISM observations Humm JHU/Applied Physics Lab Presentation (PDF)
Webcast (16:48) >>

Ground-based amateur observations of the Mars-Comet Encounter Yanamandra-Fisher Space Science Institute Presentation (PDF)
Webcast (19:35) >>

Observations of CSS from SOAR Samarasinha  Planetary Science Institute Presentation (PDF)
Webcast (13:57) >>

Discussion and Wrap-up Lisse, Zurek, Fast JHU/APL, JPL, NASA HQ Webcast (21:23) >>

The Comet Siding Spring and Its Close Approach to Mars Observer's WorkshopAugust 11, 2014

Session 1: Setting the Stage; Spacecraft Observations
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Session 2: Suborbital & Spacecraft Observations
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Session 3: Earth-based Observations
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Session 4: Mars-based Observations
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