Next Generation Instrumentation in Solar and Space Physics: Critical Measurements from Low-Cost Missions/Platforms I

Friday, 19 December 2014: 10:20 AM-12:20 PM
Primary Convener:  Edward E DeLuca, SAO, Cambridge, MA, United States
Co-conveners:  Larry J Paxton, The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, Laurel, MD, United States, Nathan Schwadron, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, United States and Robyn M Millan, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, United States

Abstracts Submitted to this Session:

10:20 AM
Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Small Enabling eXperiments* (*But Were Afraid to Ask)
Harlan E. Spence, University of New Hampshire Main Campus, Space Science Center, Durham, NH, United States
10:40 AM
Accomplishing Transformative Research in a Challenging Fiscal Environment
Elizabeth J Mitchell, Applied Physics Laboratory Johns Hopkins, SRG, Laurel, MD, United States, Larry J Paxton, The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, Laurel, MD, United States and Gary Bust, John Hopkins University-Applied Physics Laboratory, Laurel, MD, United States
11:00 AM
New instruments to isolate the coronal heating mechanism
Amy R Winebarger, NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, AL, United States
11:20 AM
The BARREL ballloon campaigns: designing, executing and understanding a massive multipoint mission.
John Glen Sample, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, United States
11:35 AM
Filling the Gap: Viewing the Corona from the Disk to the Source Surface
Leon Golub, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Observatory, Cambridge, MA, United States
11:50 AM
New Platforms for Suborbital Astronomical Observations and In Situ Atmospheric Measurements: Spacecraft, Instruments, and Facilities
Khaki Rodway1, Craig E. DeForest2, Jed Diller3, Faith Vilas4, Luke S Sollitt4, Matthew F Reyes5, Andrew S Filo6 and Erik Anderson1, (1)XCOR Aerospace, Mojave, CA, United States, (2)Southwest Research Institute Boulder, Boulder, CO, United States, (3)Southwest Research Institute, Boulder, CO, United States, (4)Planetary Science Institute Tucson, Tucson, AZ, United States, (5)Exploration Solutions, Mountain View, CA, United States, (6)4SpecialProjects, Mountain View, CA, United States
12:05 PM
Cuspp: Cubesat Mission to Study Solar Particles over the Earth’s Poles
Frederic Allegrini1,2, Mihir Indrajit Desai1,2, Robert W Ebert2, Don E George1,2, Jörg-Micha Jahn1,2, Stefano A Livi1,2, Keiichi Ogasawara2, Eric R Christian3 and Shrikanth G Kanekal3, (1)University of Texas at San Antonio, Physics and Astronomy, San Antonio, TX, United States, (2)Southwest Research Institute, San Antonio, TX, United States, (3)NASA GSFC, Greenbelt, MD, United States