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SDT Meeting #5 - Nov 20-21, 2014

Hilton Pasadena
168 S Los Robles Ave
Pasadena, CA 91101

Thu, Nov 20

12:30 Welcome Helou
12:40 Meeting Plan and Introduction Gehrels, Spergel
12:50 NASA HQ Report Hertz
1:10 Overview Grady
1:25 Payload & Widefield Status
  • State of the Payload (Convergence on Cycle 5)
  • Future Trades
  • Integrated Modeling
  • Update on WFI Risk Reduction Efforts
Content
2:35 Telescope Parvin
2:55 Detectors Content
3:15 GEO/L2 Trade Melton
3:30 Level 2 SRD Requirements Melton, Kruk
3:45 Break  
4:00 Foreign Interest in WFIRST Instruments  
5:00 Splinter Meetings - Final Report, Requirements, Modeling
  1. Coronagraph (Macintosh/Greene)
  2. Microlensing (Bennett/Gaudi)
  3. Survey (Kalirai/Donahue)
  4. Dark Energy (Weinberg/Wang)
 
7:30 Dinner  

Fri, Nov 21

8:30 General Astronomy and GI Program Update Kalirai, Dressler, Donahue
9:15 Microlensing Update on Final Report
HST Imaging Data Need
Microlensing Outline
Auxiliary Science from the WFIRST-AFTA Microlensing Survey - Gaudi
Exoplanet Microlensing Preparations - Bennett
Bennett, Gaudi
10:15 Coronagraph Science Update on Final Report
RV Program
Macintosh, Traub
11:15 Break  
12:45 Galactic Bulge Science Gaudi, Bennet
1:10 AOB
Schedule
Outline
 
1:20 Adjourn/Lunch  

Fri, Nov 21

8:30 General Astronomy and GI Program Update Kalirai, Dressler, Donahue
9:15 Microlensing Update on Final Report
HST Imaging Data Need
Microlensing Outline
Auxiliary Science from the WFIRST-AFTA Microlensing Survey - Gaudi
Exoplanet Microlensing Preparations - Bennett
Bennett, Gaudi
10:15 Coronagraph Science Update on Final Report
RV Program
Macintosh, Traub
11:15 Break  
12:45 Galactic Bulge Science Gaudi, Bennet
1:10 AOB
Schedule
Outline
 
1:20 Adjourn/Lunch  
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