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    Title

    Scientific Motivation and Requirements for Future Space Astronomy and Solar System Science Missions

    Description

    In this session the prime scientific motivations and needs in different fields of space astronomy and solar-system science missions will be reviewed with the various types of missions required. There will be room for presentations of road maps proposed for the research fields addressed in this event.

    Date

    2015-10-13

    Time

    09:45

    Room

    302-303 (ICC, main level)

    IPC members
    • Co-Chair: Dr. Jakob van Zyl, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), United States;

    papers

    Order

    Time

    Paper title

    Mode

    Presentation status

    Speaker

    Affiliation

    Country

    1

    09:45

    A Survey of Eclipsing Binaries with the Ultraviolet Transient Astronomy Satellite (ULTRASAT)

    20'

    confirmed

    Dr. Maayane Soumagnac

    Weizmann Institute of Science

    Israel

    2

    10:05

    GALEX/PTF search for early ultraviolet observations of supernovae in preperation for ULTRASAT - a dedicated wide-field UV survey

    20'

    confirmed

    Mr. Noam Ganot

    Weizmann Institute of Science

    Israel

    3

    10:25

    Surveying the 217.5 nm extinction feature with a small satellite

    20'

    confirmed

    Mr. Avigdor Blasberger

    TECHNION - Israel Institute of Technology

    Israel

    4

    10:45

    the iss-lobster gamma-ray transient monitor

    20'

    confirmed

    Mr. Lee Yacobi

    Israel

    5

    11:05

    Detecting Transiting Planets with the Space Telescope Gaia

    20'

    confirmed

    Prof. Shay Zucker

    Tel Aviv University

    Israel

    6

    11:25

    Nanosat with Magnetometer Payload to Compliment the Europa Clipper Mission: A Concept Study

    20'

    confirmed

    Mr. Erinn van Wynsberghe

    University of Michigan

    United States

    7

    11:45

    A dedicated Earth-orbiting spacecraft for investigating fundamental physics and the space environment

    20'

    confirmed

    Dr. Roberto Peron

    INAF-IAPS

    Italy

    8

    12:05

    Testing General Relativity in the Solar System

    20'

    confirmed

    Dr. Roberto Peron

    INAF-IAPS

    Italy