Date: Thu, 23 May 2002 15:27:13 -0400
Subject: DPS Mailing #02-14: Future of Solar System Exploration, 2003-2013

Greeting with the latest news -

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       |1) THE FUTURE OF SOLAR SYSTEM EXPLORATION, 2003-2013     |
       |2) NASA 14th ANNUAL SUMMER SCHOOL                        | 
       |3) JOB ANNOUNCEMENT                                      |
       |4) WORKSHOP ANNOUNCEMENT                                 |
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THE FUTURE OF SOLAR SYSTEM EXPLORATION, 2003-2013

This book contains the papers generated by the planetary science
community and contributed to the NRC Solar System Exploration Decadal
Survey. It is now available for advanced purchase at a special discount
price through June 30th. The book will be shipped in July. Orders may
be placed at

http://www.astrosociety.org/pubs/cs/aas.html

and a link has been posted on the DPS website. The
book consists of 

450 pp
24 chapters
373 authors

with a Foreword by Michael Belton, Chair of the NRC Solar System
Exploration Decadal Survey.

The Table of Contents may be viewed at the community decadal website

http://www.aas.org/dps/decadal/

These chapters provide a snapshot of what planetary scientists consider
to be the important issues in all areas of solar system exploration,
and how they think those issues can best be addressed over the next
decade.  The essential elements motivating scientific investigations in
those areas have been distilled. These documents will be a significant
resource for future proposals for research grants, telescope time, and
spacecraft missions. They will be of great value when the next decadal
survey is initiated.

Mark Sykes
DPS Past Chair
Editor

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NASA 14th ANNUAL SUMMER SCHOOL

NASA's 14th Annual Summer School for Planetary Scientists will be held
August 5 - 9, 2002, at the California Institute of Technology and the
Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California.  Students will
participate in a team activity to develop a mission proposal, using the
Project Design Center at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. This year's
Planetary Science Summer School, "The Mission Lifecycle Process," will
use orbital and in-situ Mars Scout Missions as examples to illustrate
the development process. The course is directed toward PhD candidates
and recent (within 5 years) PhD graduates, although other candidates
are also welcome to apply, including faculty. Up to 30 participants can
be accommodated in the program. For more information and application
form, please see http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/pscischool/  Applications are
due June 17, 2002.

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JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

Fellowships for PhD Students on Solar System Physics, International Max
Planck Research School on Solar System Physics.
http://www.solar-system-school.de

See also AAS Job Register: http://www.aas.org/JobRegister/index.html

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WORKSHOP ANNOUNCEMENT

Mars Atmosphere Modelling and Observations Workshop
January 13-15, 2003 in Granada, Spain.
Abstract dealine : October, 1st, 2003
MORE ON: http://www-mars.lmd.jussieu.fr/granada2003.
   If you are interested in attending the workshop, please fill in
the very short "notice of interest" on the web site. 

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