In the process of reformulation of NASA's mission to align with the president's recent vision
statement, NASA and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory will host a workshop to discuss how physics
researchers can aid NASA in its mission to explore the planets and beyond. NASA has identified
5 research product lines for enabling human exploration of the Moon and Mars:
Attend this workshop to describe your ideas to support exploration, then work with NASA to develop those ideas.
For your information, we include the links
(see http://criticalpath.jsc.nasa.gov and
to the Critical Path Roadmap document and a NASA planning document that may allow you to consider how
you might contribute to reducing the risk to the space travelers' health.
- Research on the Moon and Mars - Moon
precursor research, lunar lab hardware, remote research instrumentation, Mars precursor
- Low gravity research for exploration
- Advanced spacecraft materials, gravity-dependant spacecraft technologies, in-situ resource
- Radiation - Shielding, modeling of
transport, biological effects, limits, countermeasures, radiation monitoring
- Human health - Bone and muscle,
neurovestibular, cardiovascular, immunology, nutrition, medical systems, behavior
- Human life support - Life support
systems, monitoring the environment, space human factors engineering, fire research
The 2004 NASA/JPL Workshop on Physics for Planetary Exploration will be
held on April 20-22, 2004 at the beautiful Royal Scandinavian Inn in Solvang, CA.
Please mark your calendars to reserve those days to join
us. A block of rooms will be available.
Cutoff for conference room rate:
March 30, 2004
Early Registration Deadline:
March 30, 2004
Royal Scandinavian Inn
400 Alisal Road
Solvang CA 93464
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