December 18, 2014



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David Spergel, Chair | Michael Moloney,  Director

The Space Studies Board provides an independent, authoritative forum for information and advice on all aspects of space science and applications.

News & Events
December 2-3, 2014 Sharing the Adventure with the Student: Exploring the Intersections of NASA Space Science and Education: A Workshop 
December 8-10, 2014 Survey of Surveys: Lessons Learned from the Decadal Survey Process , Irvine, CA
March 31-April 2, 2015 Space Science Week
Our Activities


Recent Publications 
 solar and space overview  coverSolar and Space Physics: A Science for a Technological Society: An Overview (2014) 
Pathaways to explorationPathways to Exploration—Rationales and Approaches for a U.S. Program of Human Space Exploration 
2014 AFTAEvaluation of the Implementation of WFIRST/AFTA in the Context of New Worlds, New Horizons in Astronomy and Astrophysics (2014) 
2014 SSB annual ReportSpace Studies Board Annual Report 2013 (2014) 
2014 HAARPOpportunities for High-Power, High-Frequency Transmitters to Advance Ionospheric/Thermospheric Research: Report of a Workshop (2014)           
no_cover_imageReview of the Draft 2014 Science Mission Directorate Science Plan 
Lessons Learned in Decadal Planning in Space Science:  Summary of a Workshop
Lessons Learned in Decadal Planning in Space Science: Summary of a Workshop 
2013 landsat and beyondLandsat and Beyond: Sustaining and Enhancing the Nation's Land Imaging Program 
2012_Strategic_DirectionNASA's Strategic Direction and the Need for a National Consensus 
2012 Solar VariabilityThe Effects of Solar Variability on Earth's Climate:
A Workshop Report
2013 solar and space physcis Solar and Space Physics: A Science for a Technological Society 
2012 ESAS Midterm assessmentEarth Science and Applications from Space:
A Midterm Assessment of NASA's Implementation of the Decadal Survey
2012 icy bodiesAssessment of Planetary Protection Requirements for Spacecraft Missions to Icy Solar System Bodies 
2012 NTR ReportNASA Space Technology Roadmaps and Priorities:
Restoring NASA's Technological Edge and Paving the Way for a New Era in Space
2012 recapturing

Recapturing a Future for Space Exploration: Life and Physical Sciences Research for a New Era

2012 vision and voyages

Vision and Voyages for Planetary Science in the Decade 2013-2022


 2010 new worlds new horizons astro 2010 reportNew Worlds, New Horizons in Astronomy and Astrophysics


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