Saturday 26 June 2010

1Future missions, tools, wrap-up and Venus book

Conveners: F.W. Taylor and H. Svedhem 1

9:00-9:20 Venus Express: current status and future activities
H. Svedhem

9:20-9:40 Upcoming Venus exploration by AKATSUKI/Venus Climate Orbiter
M. Nakamura, T. Imamura, T. Satoh, and VCO Team
12-02_Nakamura.pdf (pdf - 21.3 kb)

9:40-10:00 The future investigation of Venus - the Russian mission Venera-D
Zasova L.V., Zelenyi L.M., Korablev O.I., Khartov V.V., Pichkhadze K.M., Vorontsov V.A., Elkin K.S., Sanko N.F., Voron V.V., Basilevsky A.T, Marov M.Ya. and the Venera-D Team
12-03_Zasova.pdf (pdf - 83 kb)

10:00-10:20 The Next Step: In-situ Exploration of Venus by Balloon – Science Objectives and Mission Architecture
K. H. Baines, S. K. Atreya, T. Balint, M. Bullock, D. Crisp, D. Grinspoon, J. L. Hall, V. V. Kerzhanovich, S. S. Limaye, P. R. Mahaffy, C. T. Russell, S. K. Stephens, C. R. Webster, and K. Zahnle
12-04_Baines.pdf (pdf - 82.7 kb)

10:20-10:35 Poster presentations

The Case for InSAR at Venus
R . Ghail, P. Mason and C. G. Cochrane
12-05_Ghail_Poster.pdf (pdf - 69.7 kb)

SPOSH-V: An optical detector assembly for detecting meteors in the Venusian night side atmosphere from orbit
A. Christou, J. Oberst, J. Flohrer, S. Elgner, D. Koschny, A. Margonis, J. P. McAuliffe
12-06_Christou_Poster.pdf (pdf - 81.1 kb)

SeaBIRD–An infrastructure for the selection and manipulation of the VIRTIS-VEX data
R. Politi, G. Piccioni
12-07_Politi_Poster.pdf (pdf - 62.4 kb)

10:35-11:05 Coffee break

11:05-11:45 Wrap-up of the conference
H. Svedhem and F.W. Taylor

11:45-12:20 Venus III: The Atmosphere, Climate, Surface, Interior and Near-Space Environment of an Earth-like Planet
F. W. Taylor, C. T. Russell, T. Satoh, H. Svedhem, and D. V. Titov
VenusIII_Taylor.pdf (pdf - 88 kb)

12:20 Concluding remarks
H. Svedhem and P. Drossart