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Assessment of a Plan for U.S. Participation in Euclid

Statement of Task

The NRC will organize an ad hoc study to determine whether a proposed NASA plan for a U.S. hardware contribution to the European Space Agency (ESA) Euclid mission, in exchange for U.S. membership on the Euclid Science Team and science data access, is a viable part of an overall strategy to pursue the science goals (dark energy measurements, exoplanet detection, and infrared survey science) of the New Worlds, New Horizons report’s top-ranked, large-scale, space-based priority: the Wide Field InfraRed Survey Telescope (WFIRST). 

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January 18-20, 2012, Washington, DC

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Committee Membership

Dr. David N. Spergel - (Chair)
Princeton University

Dr. Charles Alcock
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

Dr. Rachel Bean
Cornell University

Dr. Charles L. Bennett
Johns Hopkins University

Dr. Romeel Davé
University of Arizona

Dr. Alan Dressler
Observatories of the Carnegie Institution for Science

Dr. Debra M. Elmegreen
Vassar College

Dr. Joshua A. Frieman
Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory

Dr. Thomas A. Prince
California Institute of Technology

Dr. Marcia J. Rieke
University of Arizona