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Location: Hat Creek Room, SETI Institute, 515 N. Whisman Rd., Mountain View, CA 94043 (video conferencing available). Direction: Highway 101, exit Ellis street (south), turn right onto Fairchild Drive (immediately below offramp at sign "lodging") and go north parallel to highway in direction of San Francisco, then 2nd street left green sign "Whisman". The SETI Institute is just before the next traffic light on your left hand side (sign "SETI Institute"). Registration is in the lobby with the receptionist.

Contact local organizing committee: Peter Jenniskens (SETI Institute - Tel.: 1-650-961-6633)

Will be updated as abstracts are received.

Thursday July 06

  • 09:00 - Welcome Local Organzing Committee
  • 09:05 - Welcome to SETI Institute (Tom Pierson, Director)
  • 09:10 - Opening (Pete Worden, Director NASA Ames Research Center)
  • 09:20 - TPS of CEV: goals of the Stardust observing campaign (Dean Kontinos, Ames)
  • Results from the SRC Entry Observing Campaign

  • 09:30 - Air plasma emissions, surface temperature, and ablation from paint and PICA, from the Echelle data (Peter Jenniskens, SETI Institute) )
  • 10:00 - Results and modeling from the SLIT spectrograph (Michael Winter, University of Stuttgart, Germany)
  • 10:30 - coffee break
  • 10:45 - Stardust measurement by NIRSPEC instrumentation (Mike Taylor and Dominique Pautet, Utah State University)
  • 11:15 - UV spectroscopy of a Stardust reentry capsule: primary results by NUV1 (Masa-yuki Yamamoto, Kochi University of Technology, Japan)
  • 11:45 - Carbon ablation from the NUV2 near UV spectroscopy (Rick Rairden, Lockheed Martin)
  • 12:15 - High Frame Rate Spectrograph Results from Stardust (Geoff McHarg, USAF Academy)
  • 12:45 - Lunch + group photo
    Studies of the heat shield after recovery
  • 14:00 - Reconstruction of the Stardust trajectory (Creon Levit, NASA Ames)
  • 14:30 - Preliminary Modeling Results of High Altitude Stardust Flowfields and Radiation (Deborah Levin, Penn State University)
  • 15:00 - Modeling of low-altitude flow field and shock radiation (Yen Liu, NASA Ames)
  • 15:30 - coffee break
  • 15:45 - Recovery of the heat shield (Scott Sandford, NASA Ames)
  • 16:15 - Measurement of total carbon lost from the heat shield (Dean Kontinos, NASA Ames)
  • 16:45 - TOF Sims heat shield studies of carbon compounds (Maegan K. Spencer, Stanford University)
  • 18:00 - Dinner buffet served at institute, evening set aside for mingling and discussions
  • 19:00 - Showing of HDTV imaging of Stardust and Leonid MAC documentary (Ed Schilling, NASA Ames)
  • 21:00 - closing of the day

Friday July 07

    Observations of wake, infrasound
  • 09:00 - Welcome Local Organzing Committee
  • 09:15 - Infrasound and Seismic Waves from Stardust (Doug Revelle, Los Alamos)
  • 09:45 - Wake structure (Franziska Harms, SOFIA/DLR)
  • 10:15 - coffee break
  • 10:30 - Discussion on data publication, archiving, future missions
  • 11:30 - The Stardust SRC Entry observing campaign public outreach (Jim Albers, Lockheed Martin)
  • 12:30 - lunch
  • 14:00 - working sessions
  • 17:00 - closing of the meeting
  • 18:00 - dinner at downtown restaurant