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Astro2010: The Astronomy and Astrophysics Decadal Survey


Responses to Activity Request for Information

Below is a list the responses to the Activity Request for Information issued by the Astro2010 survey. Where an activity earlier submitted a Notice of Interest to the survey the RFI# shown below is the same as the earlier assigned NOI#.

Panel Acronym Guide:
Radio, Millimeter and Submillimeter from the Ground (RMS)
Optical and Infrared Astronomy from the Ground (OIR)
Electromagnetic Observations from Space (EOS)
Particle Astrophysics and Gravitation (PAG)
Subcommittee on Programs of the Survey Committee (PSC)


See below for instructions on requesting copies of the responses from the survey’s Public Access File.
 

Responses to the Activity Request for Information Received

RFI #

Activity Name

Point Of Contact

Panel

1

A 4 m, Wide Field Coronagraph Space Telescope for General Astrophysics and Exoplanet Observations

Angel, Roger

EOS

3.

A Program of Technology Development and of Sub-Orbital Observations of the Cosmic Microwave Background Polarization Leading to and Including a Satellite Mission

Meyer, Stephan

EOS

4.

A Soft X-ray Spectropolarimeter

Marshall, Herman L.

EOS

6.

A Vigorous Explorer Program

Elvis, Martin

EOS

7.

ACCESS -- A Space Coronagraph Concept for Direct Imaging and Spectroscopy of Exoplanetary Systems

Trauger, John

EOS

13.

Advanced Technology Large Aperture Space Telescope (ATLAST): A Technology Roadmap for the Next Decade

Postman, Marc

EOS

15.

All Sky Transit Observer (ASTrO)

Beichman, Charles

EOS

20.

Development of an Orbital Sounding Rocket Program

Martin, Christopher

EOS

23.

BEST - the Balloon-borne Exoplanet Spectroscopy Telescope

Swain, Mark R.

EOS

25.

CALISTO: The Cryogenic Large Aperture Infrared Space Telescope Observatory

Goldsmith, Paul

EOS

33.

The Cosmic Inflation Probe (CIP)

Melnick, Gary J.

EOS

36.

DAVINCI: Dilute Aperture Visible Nulling Coronagraphic Imager

Shao, Michael

EOS

39.

Black Hole Imager: What Happens at the Edge of a Black Hole?

Gendreau, Keith

EOS

47.

Dual Gamma-Ray Boggs

Boggs, Steven

EOS

50.

EXIST: Revealing the Black Hole and Transient Universe

Grindlay, Jonathan

EOS

53.

Planetscope: Exoplanet Characterization From a Balloon Platform

Traub, Wesley

EOS

55.

The Extrasolar Planetary Imaging Coronagraph (EPIC): Architectures of Extrasolar Systems

Clampin, Mark

EOS

61.

The science opportunities of a General Astrophysics program associated with a Joint Dark Energy Mission

Ferguson, Henry C.

EOS

62.

Generation-X Technology Development Program

Brissenden, Roger J.

EOS

68.

Technology Development Toward a Phased-Array Coronagraph Multi-Aperture Telescope (PAC-MAT) for Exoplanet Imaging and Spectroscopy

Serabyn, Gene

EOS

72.

International X-ray Observatory (IXO)

Bookbinder, Jay

EOS

73.

Joint Dark Energy Mission (JDEM) / International Dark Energy Cosmology Survey (IDECS)

Gehrels, Neil

EOS

85.

The Lunar Radio Array (LRA)

Lazio, Joseph

EOS

99.

The Orbiting Wide-angle Light-collectors (OWL) Mission

Mitchell, John W.

EOS

102.

Planet Hunter

Marr, James C.

EOS

105.

POET - Polarimeters for Energetic Transients

McConnell, Mark

EOS

106.

Pupil-mapping Exoplanet Coronagraphic Observer (PECO)

Guyon, Olivier

EOS

112.

SAMURAI - Science of AGNs and Masers with Unprecedented Resolution in Astronomical Imaging

Murphy, David

RMS/EOS

115.

SIM Lite Astrometric Observatory

Marr, James C.

EOS

117.

Completing the Census of Exoplanets with the Microlensing Planet Finder (MPF)

Bennett, David

EOS

118.

U.S. Participation in the JAXA-led SPICA Mission: The Background-Limited Infrared-Submillimeter Spectrograph (BLISS)

Bradford, Charles M. (Matt)

EOS

119.

The Space Infrared Interferometric Telescope (SPIRIT): A Far-IR Observatory for High-resolution Imaging and Spectroscopy

Leisawitz, David

EOS

120.

The New Worlds Probe: A Starshade with JWST

Cash, Webster

EOS

122.

Stellar Imager (SI) – A UV/Optical Interferometer (UVOI) Viewing the Universe in High Definition

Carpenter, Kenneth G.

EOS

132.

THEIA - Telescope for Habitable Exoplanets and Interstellar/Intergalactic Astronomy

Kasdin, N. Jeremy

EOS

133.

Terrestrial Planet Finder - Coronagraph Flight Baseline Mission Concept

Levine, Marie

EOS

134.

Terrestrial Planet Finder Interferometer

Lawson, Peter R.

EOS

135.

The Advanced X-ray Timing Array (AXTAR)

Ray, Paul S.

EOS

137.

The Astrobiology Space Infrared Explorer Mission (ASPIRE)

Sandford, Scott

EOS

141.

The Fourier-Kelvin Stellar Interferometer (FKSI): Exploring Exoplanetary Systems with an Infrared Space Mission

Danchi, William C.

EOS

144.

The HORUS Origins Science Mission

Scowen, Paul

EOS

148.

The Near-Infrared Sky Surveyor (NIRSS)

Stern, Daniel

EOS

149.

The New Worlds Observer

Cash, Webster

EOS

151.

OMEGA - The Observatory for Multi-Epoch Gravitational-lens Astrophysics

Moustakas, Leonidas A.

EOS

157.

THESIS - the Terrestrial and Habitable-zone Exoplanet Spectroscopy Infrared Spacecraft

Swain, Mark R.

EOS

159.

Large-Scale, Spectroscopic Galaxy Surveys With a 4-m Space Telescope

Heap, Sara R.

EOS

161.

Space - Spectroscopic All-sky Cosmic Explorer: Building a 3-d Map of the Accelerating Universe

Robberto, Massimo

EOS

164.

The Warm Spitzer Mission

Soifer, B. Thomas

EOS

166.

Wide Field X-ray Telescope Mission

Murray, Stephen S.

EOS

170.

Xenia: A Probe of Cosmic Chemical Evolution

Kouveliotou, Chryssa

EOS

201.

Active Space Telescope Systems - A New Paradigm

Werner, Michael

EOS

206.

The Exoplanetary Circumstellar Environments and Disk Explorer (EXCEDE)

Schneider, Glenn

EOS

207.

Keep Hubble Alive with SM5

Brown, Robert

EOS

209.

Lunar Occultation Observer (LOCO): A Nuclear Astrophysics All-Sky Survey Mission Concept

Miller, Richard

EOS

210.

HgCdTe Optical & Infrared Focal Plane Array Development in the Next Decade

Hall, Donald

OIR/ EOS

211.

The Star Formation Camera

Scowen, Paul

EOS

8.

Adaptive Optics Technology Development

Hart, Michael

OIR

32.

COSMO: The COronal Solar Magnetism Observatory

Tomczyk, Steven

OIR

46.

Direct Planet Imaging with a 30-m GSMT

Troy, Mitchell

OIR

69.

HETDEX: Hobby-Eberly Telescope Dark Energy Experiment

Hill, Gary

OIR

74.

W.M. Keck Observatory's Next-Generation Adaptive Optics Facility

Wizinowich, Peter

OIR

77.

Large Synoptic Survey Telescope

Tyson, Tony

OIR

88.

MOISAIC: Milliarcsecond Optical/Infrared Science: Access to Interferometry for the Community

Creech-Eakman, Michelle

OIR

100.

The Pan-STARRS PS4 Wide-Field Survey

Kaiser, Nick

OIR

143.

Giant Magellan Telescope Project

McCarthy, Patrick J.

OIR

145.

The Large Array Synoptic Survey Telescope

Heasley, James N.

OIR

156.

The Synoptic All-Sky Infrared Survey (SASIR)

Bloom, Joshua

OIR

158.

Thirty Meter Telescope

Stone, Edward C.

OIR

163.

The W. M. Keck Observatory: A Private/Public Partnership Enabling Frontier Astrophysical Advances in the Coming Decade

Armandroff, Taft

OIR

168.

Discoveries in Galactic Archaeology, Galaxy Evolution, and Cosmology with the Wide-field Fiber Multi-object Spectrometer (WFMOS)

Ellis, Richard

OIR

171.

Xian, eXtreme Imaging Antarctic Network

York, Donald

OIR

202.

Options for Federal Support of a Giant Segmented Mirror Telescope Including a Dedicated Instrumentation Support Program

Smith, Jr.; William

OIR

204.

BigBOSS - The Ground-Based Stage-IV BAO Experiment

Schlegel, David

OIR

205.

The Advanced Technology Solar Telescope Status Report

Keil, Stephen

OIR

212.

Towards the Intensity Interferometry Stellar Imaging System

Kieda, David

OIR

210.

HgCdTe Optical & Infrared Focal Plane Array Development in the Next Decade

Hall, Donald

OIR/ EOS

10.

AGIS: The Advanced Gamma ray Imaging System

Krennrich, Frank

PAG

22.

Auger North

Sommers, Paul

PAG

24.

A Search for New Physics with the Beyond Einstein Advanced Coherent Optical Network (BEACON) Mission

Turyshev, Slava G.

PAG

34.

Balloon and Space based Cosmic Ray Astrophysics

Ellison, Donald C.

PAG

45.

The Direct Cherenkov Observatory (DCO)

Swordy, Simon

PAG

56.

Extreme Universe Space Observatory on the Japanese Experiment Module (JEM-EUSO)

Takahashi, Yoshiyuki

PAG

65.

Green Bank Interferometer for Neutrino Transients (GLINT)

Langston, Glen

PAG

67.

HAWC: A Very-High-Energy Large Field-of-View Gamma-Ray Observatory

Goodman, Jordan

PAG

79.

Testing Fundamental Physics with The Laser Astrometric Test of Relativity (LATOR) mission

Turyshev, Slava G.

PAG

80.

Laser Interferometer Space Antenna (LISA)

Stebbins, Robin

PAG

87.

Testing Fundamental Gravity via Laser Ranging to Phobos

Turyshev, Slava G.

PAG

90.

Next Generation Lunar Laser Ranging

Merkowitz, Stephen

PAG

97.

The North American Nanohertz Observatory for Gravitational Waves

Jenet, Fredrick

PAG

98.

Orbiting Astrophysical Observatory In Space (OASIS)

Adams, Jr.; James H.

PAG

162.

An Upgrade Program for the VERITAS Gamma-Ray Observatory

Finley, John P.

PAG

208.

Laboratory Physics in Space (LAPS)

Israelsson, Ulf

PAG

213.

STEP - The Satellite Test of the Equivalence Principle

Mester, John

PAG

5.

Multidimensional Image Processing and Nonlinear Dimensionality Reduction for Advanced Data Mining and Visualization of Astronomical Images

Pesenson, Misha (Meyer)

PSC

21.

The Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array Development Program

Wootten, Alwyn

RMS

27.

CCAT

Giovanelli, Riccardo

RMS

82.

The Long Wavelength Array (LWA)

Taylor, Greg

RMS

86.

Pushing the Limits of the EVLA: An Enhancement Program for the Next Decade

Ott, Jürgen

RMS

108.

The Radio Cosmology Telescope: an Instrument Concept for 21 cm Dark Energy and Pulsar Observations

Bowman, Judd D.

RMS

109.

A Radio Sky Surveys Project with the Allen Telescope Array

Bower, Geoffrey

RMS

110.

HERA - Hydrogen Epoch of Reionization Arrays

Backer, Donald

RMS

112.

SAMURAI - Science of AGNs and Masers with Unprecedented Resolution in Astronomical Imaging

Murphy, David

RMS/EOS

139.

The Combined Array for Research in Millimeter-wave Astronomy (CARMA)

Mundy, Lee

RMS

140.The Event Horizon Telescope: Imaging a Black HoleDoeleman, SheperdRMS

142.

The Frequency Agile Solar Radiotelescope

Bastian, Tim

RMS

146.

The Large Millimeter Telescope

Schloerb, F. Peter

RMS

150.

The North America Array: Technology Development and the Realization of SKA-High

Myers, Steven

RMS

153.

The Square Kilometer Array

Cordes, James M.

RMS

203.

Comets to Clusters: Wide-field Multi-pixel Camera Development for the GBT

O'Neil, Karen

RMS

214.

Measuring the Milky Way and the Universe with the VLBA

Romney, Jonathan

RMS

    

Requesting material from the survey’s Public Access File (PAF)

Contact the Public Access Records Office of the National Academies to make an inquiry to view Astro2010 project materials available to the public. The Public Access Records Office may be contacted to ask about this and other information on projects by completing the web form with the National Academies’ Public Records Office.

 

 

 

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