In Session 3, Decadal Survey Program Formulation: Lessons Learned and Opportunities for Improvement, panelists discussed how the science programs were formulated and how missions were selected for each of the decadal surveys. One topic that was not discussed at length is the Cost Assessment and Technical Evaluation (CATE) which is the focus of the session following this one.
Moderator: Alan Dressler (Observational Astronomer, Observatories of the Carnegie Institution for Science; Member, Space Studies Board; Co-Chair, Workshop Planning Committee)
-Rick Anthes (President Emeritus, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research; Co-Chair, Earth Science and Applications from Space Decadal Survey)
-Colleen Hartman (Deputy Center Director for Science, Operations and Program Performance, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center)
-Todd Hoeksema (Senior Research Scientist, W.W. Hansen Experimental Physics Laboratory, Stanford University; Member, Heliophysics Decadal Survey)
-Steve Mackwell (Director, Lunar and Planetary Institute; Member, Committee on Astrobiology and Planetary Sciences)
-Marcia Rieke (Regents’ Professor of Astronomy, University of Arizona; Member, Space Studies Board; Member, Committee on Astronomy and Astrophysics)