NASA Science<br />AAS Goddard Symposium<br />March 30, 2011<br />Mr. Charles Gay<br />Deputy Associate Administrator for S...
MESSENGER At Mercury<br />After passing Earth once and Venus twice, MESSENGER successfully reached orbit insertion at Merc...
First MESSENGER Image of Mercury from Orbit<br />
Dawn Arrives at Vesta 07.16.11<br />
Juno Nearing Completion for Launch<br />08.05.11 <br />Juno in Assembly<br />Juno Solar Array Deployment<br />
GRAIL Nearing Completion for Launch 09.08.11 <br />GRAIL-A in Assembly<br />
Mars Science Laboratory11.25.11 Launch<br />SAM Installation<br />Rover Driving Test<br />Descent Stage<br />Assembled Spa...
Aquarius: Measuring Sea Surface Salinity06.09.11<br />Aquarius is being shipped this week from Brazil to VAFB<br />Artist ...
NPOESS Preparatory Project10.25.11<br />NPP data will both extend the record of key climate measurements from EOS feed wea...
Radiation Belt Storm Probes – 05.18.12<br />Two-spacecraft mission to study the Van Allen Belts and the Sun’s influence on...
SOFIA Science Flights Have Begun<br />First Science Flight<br />December 1, 2010 <br />SOFIA image of the Messier 42 nebul...
Hardware Fabrication and Testing Continues on JWST<br />Cryogenic Test #5 at MSFC<br />12<br />4<br />
SMD Solicitations<br />http://soma.larc.nasa.gov/StandardAO/<br />
NRC Decadal Surveys Shaping Future Plans<br />Earth Science – “Earth Science and Applications from Space” (NRC, 2007) infl...
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NASA Science

2011 American Astronautical Society Robert H. Goddard Memorial Symposium--Charles Gay, NASA
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  • 1. NASA Science<br />AAS Goddard Symposium<br />March 30, 2011<br />Mr. Charles Gay<br />Deputy Associate Administrator for SMD<br />
  • 2. MESSENGER At Mercury<br />After passing Earth once and Venus twice, MESSENGER successfully reached orbit insertion at Mercury on March 17, 2011.<br />A<br />B<br />
  • 3. First MESSENGER Image of Mercury from Orbit<br />
  • 4. Dawn Arrives at Vesta 07.16.11<br />
  • 5. Juno Nearing Completion for Launch<br />08.05.11 <br />Juno in Assembly<br />Juno Solar Array Deployment<br />
  • 6. GRAIL Nearing Completion for Launch 09.08.11 <br />GRAIL-A in Assembly<br />
  • 7. Mars Science Laboratory11.25.11 Launch<br />SAM Installation<br />Rover Driving Test<br />Descent Stage<br />Assembled Spacecraft<br />
  • 8. Aquarius: Measuring Sea Surface Salinity06.09.11<br />Aquarius is being shipped this week from Brazil to VAFB<br />Artist Rendition of Observatory in orbit<br />Aquarius/SAC-D observatory in Brazil after Environmental Testing<br />
  • 9. NPOESS Preparatory Project10.25.11<br />NPP data will both extend the record of key climate measurements from EOS feed weather forecasting models as part of the operational polar weather satellite system.<br />VIIRS<br />CrIS<br />ATMS<br />OMPS<br />CERES<br />
  • 10. Radiation Belt Storm Probes – 05.18.12<br />Two-spacecraft mission to study the Van Allen Belts and the Sun’s influence on near-Earth space<br />Credit: NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory<br />
  • 11. SOFIA Science Flights Have Begun<br />First Science Flight<br />December 1, 2010 <br />SOFIA image of the Messier 42 nebula reveals cluster of high-luminosity stars (upper-right) hidden by dust from visible-light imagers <br />
  • 12. Hardware Fabrication and Testing Continues on JWST<br />Cryogenic Test #5 at MSFC<br />12<br />4<br />
  • 13. SMD Solicitations<br />http://soma.larc.nasa.gov/StandardAO/<br />
  • 14. NRC Decadal Surveys Shaping Future Plans<br />Earth Science – “Earth Science and Applications from Space” (NRC, 2007) influenced FY2011 request<br />Astrophysics – “New Worlds, New Horizons” (NRC, 2010) reflected in FY2012 budget request<br /><ul><li>WFIRST Science Definition Team selected
  • 15. Explorer augmentation
  • 16. Technology development for medium-class missions</li></ul>Planetary Science – “Visions and Voyages” (NRC, 2011) will be used to shape the FY2013 budget request<br />Heliophysics – New decadal survey expected in Spring 2012; will be used to shape the FY2014 budget request<br />

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