Contents

 

 

From the Chair

 

iii

 1

 

Charter and Organization of the Board

 

1

 2

 

Activities and Membership

 

6

 3

 

Summaries of Major Reports

 

34

   

3.1  Future Biotechnology Research on the International Space Station,

 

34

   

3.2  Assessment of Mission Size Trade-offs for NASA's Earth and Space Science Missions,

 

42

   

3.3  The Role of Small Satellites in NASA and NOAA Earth Observation Programs,

 

46

   

3.4  Microgravity Research in Support of Technologies for the Human Exploration and Development of Space and Planetary Bodies,

 

52

   

3.5  Preventing the Forward Contamination of Europa,

 

58

   

3.6  Astronomy and Astrophysics in the New Millennium,

 

60

   

3.7  Ensuring the Climate Record from the NPP and NPOESS Meteorological Satellites,

 

68

   

3.8  Review of NASA's Earth Science Enterprise Research Strategy for 2000-2010,

 

73

   

3.9  Federal Funding of Astronomical Research,

 

75

   

3.10  Review of NASA's Biomedical Research Program,

 

77

   

3.11  Issues in the Integration of Research and Operational Satellite Systems for Climate Research: I. Science and Design,

 

82

   

3.12  Issues in the Integration of Research and Operational Satellite Systems for Climate Research: II. Implementation,

 

87

 4

 

Short Reports

 

93

   

4.1  Review of Scientific Aspects of the NASA Triana Mission,

 

93

   

4.2  Continuing Assessment of Technology Development in NASA's Office of Space Science,

 

109

   

4.3  Scientific Assessment of Exploration of the Solar System—Science and Mission Strategy,

 

118

   

4.4  Review of NASA's Office of Space Science Strategic Plan 2000,

 

128

   

4.5  On Scientific Assessment of Options for the Disposition of the Galileo Spacecraft,

 

135

   

4.6  Interim Assessment of Research and Data Analysis in NASA's Office of Space Science,

 

142

 5

 

Congressional Testimony

 

146

   

5.1  Challenges and Opportunities in Life and Microgravity Sciences,

 

146

   

5.2  Issues and Opportunities in Space Science,

 

150

 6

 

Cumulative Bibliography

 

162



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Space Studies Board Annual Report 2000 Contents     From the Chair   iii  1   Charter and Organization of the Board   1  2   Activities and Membership   6  3   Summaries of Major Reports   34     3.1  Future Biotechnology Research on the International Space Station,   34     3.2  Assessment of Mission Size Trade-offs for NASA's Earth and Space Science Missions,   42     3.3  The Role of Small Satellites in NASA and NOAA Earth Observation Programs,   46     3.4  Microgravity Research in Support of Technologies for the Human Exploration and Development of Space and Planetary Bodies,   52     3.5  Preventing the Forward Contamination of Europa,   58     3.6  Astronomy and Astrophysics in the New Millennium,   60     3.7  Ensuring the Climate Record from the NPP and NPOESS Meteorological Satellites,   68     3.8  Review of NASA's Earth Science Enterprise Research Strategy for 2000-2010,   73     3.9  Federal Funding of Astronomical Research,   75     3.10  Review of NASA's Biomedical Research Program,   77     3.11  Issues in the Integration of Research and Operational Satellite Systems for Climate Research: I. Science and Design,   82     3.12  Issues in the Integration of Research and Operational Satellite Systems for Climate Research: II. Implementation,   87  4   Short Reports   93     4.1  Review of Scientific Aspects of the NASA Triana Mission,   93     4.2  Continuing Assessment of Technology Development in NASA's Office of Space Science,   109     4.3  Scientific Assessment of Exploration of the Solar System—Science and Mission Strategy,   118     4.4  Review of NASA's Office of Space Science Strategic Plan 2000,   128     4.5  On Scientific Assessment of Options for the Disposition of the Galileo Spacecraft,   135     4.6  Interim Assessment of Research and Data Analysis in NASA's Office of Space Science,   142  5   Congressional Testimony   146     5.1  Challenges and Opportunities in Life and Microgravity Sciences,   146     5.2  Issues and Opportunities in Space Science,   150  6   Cumulative Bibliography   162

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Space Studies Board Annual Report 2000 Space Studies Board Chairs Lloyd V. Berkner, Graduate Research Center, Dallas, Texas, 1958–1962 Harry H. Hess, Princeton University, 1962–1969 Charles H. Townes, University of California at Berkeley, 1970–1973 Richard M. Goody, Harvard University, 1974–1976 A.G.W. Cameron, Harvard College Observatory, 1977–1981 Thomas M. Donahue, University of Michigan, 1982–1988 Louis J. Lanzerotti, American Telephone & Telegraph Co. Bell Laboratories, 1989–1994 Claude R. Canizares, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1994–2000 John H. McElroy, University of Texas at Arlington (retired), 2000 –