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Planetary Decadal Study News 27 Aug 2001

Status Report From: American Astronomical Society
Posted: Monday, August 27, 2001

PLANETARY DECADAL STUDY NEWS - UPDATE

New community decadal panels continue to form. You are invited to participate!

Mercury
Venus
Instrument Technology Development (Organizer: James Hoffman)
Go to http://www.aas.org/~dps/decadal Click on Community Panels. Join!

Recent postings in the following Forums:

Planetary Atmospheres
Sample Return Missions
Education and Public Outreach
Mercury
Venus
Moon
Titan
Main Belt Asteroids
Interplanetary Dust
Go to http://www.aas.org/~dps/decadal Click on Real-Time Forums.

Upcoming NRC panel meetings:

Large Satellites Panel, SEP 17-19, Location TBD
Steering Group, SEP 19-21, Location TBD
The notice for these meetings at the above URL will be hyperlinked to their agendas when they are available.

Town Hall meetings on the decadal study were organized and run by Mike Belton at Lowell Observatory and the Lunar and Planetary Lab at the University of Arizona on August 6 and 7, respectively. Mike is Chair of the NRC panel which will be taking all the community input and writing the final decadal report. There was wide ranging discussion on a variety of issues, and Mike underscored the importance of your input to this entire process.

Mark V. Sykes,
DPS Chair
dpschair@aas.org

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