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					          Science Mission Directorate
                              Update
Presentation to National Council of NASA Space Grant Directors
         Ming-Ying Wei, SMD Education and Public Outreach Lead
                            2 March 2007
    SMD Programs

                                  Science Mission                                   Division
                                    Directorate
                                       *                                            Program




Planetary Science     Earth Science            Astrophysics            Heliophysics
     Division           Division                 Division                Division


                       Earth System             Hubble Space
  New Frontiers                                                        Living with a Star
                     Science Pathfinder          Telescope
 Mars Exploration     Earth Systematic              Navigator          Solar Terrestrial
                          Missions                                         Probes
    Discovery                                    James Webb
                     Applied Sciences          Space Telescope         New Millennium
  Solar System
                       Earth Science                                       Explorers
    Research                                         SOFIA
                         Research

     Cassini                                         GLAST               Deep Space
                    ESS Multimission Ops
                                                                       Mission Systems
                       Other Agency          ISSC: Herschel/Planck
                                                                       Ground Network
                     Support Programs
                                              Universe Research      Heliophysics Research

                                                Beyond Einstein
                                                                                             2
 SMD Organization


                                      Associate Administrator (AA) (M. Cleave)
                                              Deputy AA (C. Hartman)

                                              Deputy AA           Deputy AA
                                             for Programs       for Technology
                                              (M. Luther)         (G. Komar)

                                             Chief Scientist   Chief Engineer
                                               (P. Hertz)      (K. Ledbetter)




                           Heliophysics             Earth Science               Planetary Science           Astrophysics
Management &
                             Division                   Division                     Division                  Division
Policy Division
                          Dir. (R. Fisher)         Dir. (M. Freilich)             Dir. (J. Green)       Dir. (R. Howard-Act)
Dir. (R. Maizel)
                          Deputy (C. Gay)         Deputy (B. Cramer)            Deputy (J. Adams)         Deputy (Vacant)

Budget (C. Tupper)                                       Research (J. Kaye)           Mars Program
                                                                                      (D. McCuistion)
Policy (M. Allen - Act)                                  Flight (T. Hammer - Act)

Administration (D. Woods)                                Applied Sciences
                                                         (T. Fryberger)



                                                                                                                        3
 SMD Status

• 1st NRC Decadal Survey for Earth Science released
• Availability of small/medium class launch vehicles
• Science Plan is in review cycle for release. Will be delivered to
  Congress soon, and made public at:
  http://science.hq.nasa.gov/strategy/index.html
• Mars Scout selection for Phase-A studies:
   – Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN)
   – The Great Escape

• Discovery selections for Phase-A studies:
   – Three Full Missions (GRAIL, OSIRIS, Vesper)
   – Three Missions of Opportunity (DIXI, EPOCh, Stardust-NExT)



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    SMD Recent Significant Accomplishments
Earth Science                                 Planetary Science
• Net Loss of Ice Mass from Greenland         • MRO enters primary science phase
  quantified (GRACE)                          • MGS discovers new water gullies
• Subglacial lakes and hydraulic              • Mars Scout selections
  systems under Antarctic ice sheets          • Discovery selections
  observed (IceSat, MODIS)                    • Cassini reveals new rings. Outer E-ring
• Robust, global, inverse relationship          created by Enceladus geysers
  between sea-surface temperature             • Great coverage in media
  and primary productivity documented             – Cassini in National Geographic
  (SeaWiFS)                                       – MER in Car & Driver

Heliophysics                                  Astrophysics
• Hinode (SOLAR-B)                            • Hubble scientists created first three-
    • Three instruments with advanced           dimensional map of dark matter
      capability in Vis, EUV, and X-ray         distribution in the universe
      wavelengths.                            • Chandra revealed evidence of a light
• STEREO                                        echo from Milky Way’s supermassive
    – 16 instruments on 2 s/c operating         black hole, Sagittarius A*
      nominally
                                              • Spitzer reveals supernova explosion
    – Solar orbits for A and B s/c achieved
                                                may topple the ”Pillars of Creation”
    – Transition to Operations, 01/23/07
                                              • JWST reached critical milestone when 9
• THEMIS to launch February 15                                                         5
                                                of 10 technologies reached TRL6
• AIM to launch April
  NASA Science Mission Launches (CY06-CY14)

                                                                       NASA Mission                        Joint NASA - International
       As of 1/31/07                                                   on US ELV                           Partner Mission

                                                                       DoD Mission with                    International Mission
                                                                       Substantial NASA                    with Substantial NASA
                                                                       Contribution                        Contribution
                                                                       Reimbursable         = Successfully launched to date
                                                                       for NOAA
                                                                                            * = First science flight
                                    Kepler

                                     IBEX

                                     SDO

 New Horizons                       OCO

     ST-5                           Glory

   STEREO             THEMIS      HST SM-4        NPP

   Cloudsat             AIM        OSTM           MSL                                                      MMS

   CALIPSO            Phoenix     GOES-P         WISE                                                      MSO

   GOES-N             GLAST         CINDI        ST-8                  RBSP                           Discovery 13       GPM Const

     ST-6              Dawn     Chandrayaan 1   Aquarius               Juno                              MIDEX-7           ESSP-7

   TWINS-A            GOES-O      Herschel      NOAA-N’                LDCM                             GPM Core       New Frontiers 3

    Hinode            TWINS-B      Planck        ST-7      SOFIA*   Mars Scout 2     Discovery 12         JWST             SMEX-12

    2006               2007         2008         2009       2010       2011               2012            2013              2014
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   SMD AOs and CANs

                                                                                                              TARGET
                                                                                         PROPOSAL
               NAME OF SOLICITATION                              RELEASE DATE
                                                                                         DUE DATE
                                                                                                             SELECTION
                                                                                                               DATE
DISCOVERY 2006 AO                                                    01/03/06              04/05/06             Oct 2006
 Three full missions and three missions of opportunity selected for Phase A studies.
MARS SCOUT 2006 AO                                                   05/01/06              08/01/06            Jan 2007
 Two full missions selected for Phase A studies. One ExoMars Co-I selected. Two proposals selected for technology
  development.

SMD Division Education and Public Outreach Support
                                                                    Early 2007
  Groups CAN
Explorer AO: MIDEX                                               Late 2007 or 2008
Mars Science Orbiter Instruments AO                              Late 2007 or 2008
                                                                                        * Depends on how many Discovery 2006
Discovery AO                                                           2008 *           downselections

New Frontiers AO                                                     NET 2008

Earth System Science Pathfinder AO                                   NET 2008
Explorer AO: SMEX                                                   Apprx 2010




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                                                                                                                 Revised 1/31/07
SMD NRAs - ROSES

SMD receives over 4000 research proposals each year
Approximately 1000 proposals are selected for new awards each
  year
Over $175M is available for funding for new research awards each
  year.
                                                                   PROPOSA     TARGET
                                                        RELEASE
         NAME OF SOLICITATION                            DATE
                                                                     L DUE    SELECTIO
                                                                     DATE      N DATE
NRA: RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES IN SPACE                    01/23/06   04/14/06   Goal: 150 d
AND EARTH SCIENCES - 2006 (ROSES-2006)                               thru        after
                                                                   04/13/07    Proposal
        Amendments 1 -25                                                       Due Date
    47 Proposal due dates have passed (as of 2/16/07)
     5 Proposal due dates upcoming
NRA: RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES IN SPACE                    02/16/07   05/01/07    Typically
AND EARTH SCIENCES - 2007 (ROSES-2007)                               thru     150 to 220
                                                                   04/30/08   d after the
         No Amendments (as of 2/16/07)                                         Proposal
      0 Proposal due dates have passed                                        Due Date
     54 Proposal due dates upcoming (+ 5 TBD)
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Status of FY2007 Budget

 H.J. Res. 20 Passed by the House on January 31
 Placed on the Senate Legislative Calendar February 1
  • Action may not occur until week of Feb. 12

 Key Features
  • Funds NASA at the FY2006 level, subject to a .28% across-
    the-board rescission
  • Provides $5,251,200,000 for Science
     • Final amount available to SMD currently under review




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 FY2008 NASA Budget ($M)
                                                 FY2006      * FY2007      FY2008        FY2009       FY2010       FY2011     FY2012

Total NASA                                     $16,658.0    $16,792.3    $17,309.4     $17,614.2    $18,026.3    $18,460.4   $18,905.0

Science                                         $5,244.6     $5,466.8     $5,516.1      $5,555.3     $5,600.6     $5,656.9    $5,802.7
Planetary Science                               $1,298.9     $1,411.2     $1,395.8      $1,676.9     $1,720.3     $1,738.3    $1,748.2
Heliophysics                                    $1,067.3     $1,028.1     $1,057.2      $1,028.4     $1,091.3     $1,241.2    $1,307.5
Astrophysics                                    $1,552.8     $1,563.0     $1,565.8      $1,304.2     $1,268.9     $1,266.2    $1,393.8
Earth Science                                   $1,325.6     $1,464.5     $1,497.3      $1,545.8     $1,520.1     $1,411.2    $1,353.2

Exploration Systems                             $3,050.1     $4,152.5     $3,923.8      $4,312.8     $4,757.8     $8,725.2    $9,076.8
Constellation Systems                           $1,733.5     $3,232.5     $3,068.0      $3,451.2     $3,784.9     $7,666.0    $7,993.0
Advanced Capabilities                           $1,316.6       $920.0       $855.8        $861.6       $973.0     $1,059.1    $1,083.9

Aeronautics Research                              $893.2       $529.3       $554.0        $546.7       $545.3       $549.8     $554.7

Space Operations                                $6,904.7     $6,108.3     $6,791.7      $6,710.3     $6,625.7     $3,036.6    $2,978.0
Space Shuttle                                   $4,812.5     $4,017.6     $4,007.5      $3,650.9     $3,634.4       $116.2        $0.0
International Space Station                     $1,753.4     $1,762.6     $2,238.6      $2,515.1     $2,609.2     $2,547.5    $2,600.8
Space and Flight Support (SFS)                    $338.8       $328.1       $545.7        $544.3       $382.0       $372.9      $377.2

Inspector General                                  $32.0        $33.5        $34.6         $35.5        $36.4        $37.3      $38.3

Cross-Agency Support Programs                     $533.4       $502.0       $489.2        $453.5       $460.4       $454.7     $454.4
Education Theme                                   $162.4       $167.4       $153.7        $152.8       $152.7       $149.8     $149.6
Advanced Business Systems (IEMP)                  $156.3        $97.4       $103.1         $69.4        $71.6        $67.6      $67.5
Innovative Partnerships Program                   $214.8       $215.1       $198.1        $197.2       $199.8       $200.0     $200.0
Shared Capability Assets Program                    $0.0        $22.1        $34.3         $34.2        $36.2        $37.3      $37.2

* FY2007 is President's Budget, adjusted for Full Cost Simplification. Does not reflect full-year CR or current planning.
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  FY06 vs. FY07 Budget* Comparison
                                   20       NASA 07 Budget /
                                                Runout
                                   18

                                   16

                                   14
   Real Year Dollars in Billions




                                        NASA 06 Budget / Runout
                                   12

                                   10
                                                SMD 06 Budget / Runout (excluding Lunar)
                                    8

                                    6

                                    4
                                                                  SMD 07 Budget / Runout
                                    2

                                    0
              FY 05        FY 06      FY 07      FY 08        FY 09       FY 10       FY 11
*FY08 Budget is essentially unchanged from FY07 runout (after accounting for Full Cost Simplification)
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  SMD Education & Public Outreach


                                        Associate Administrator (AA) (M. Cleave)
                                                Deputy AA (C. Hartman)

                                                Deputy AA           Deputy AA
                                               for Programs       for Technology
                                                (M. Luther)         (G. Komar)
                                                                                          EPO Central
Ming-Ying Wei                                  Chief Scientist   Chief Engineer
                                                                                           - Lead on inter-Divisional
                                                 (P. Hertz)      (K. Ledbetter)
Larry Cooper                                                                              Division Rep.
Doris Daou                                                                                 - Lead on Division-specific




                             Heliophysics             Earth Science               Planetary Science             Astrophysics
 Management &
                               Division                   Division                     Division                    Division
 Policy Division
                            Dir. (R. Fisher)         Dir. (M. Freilich)             Dir. (J. Green)         Dir. (R. Howard-Act)
 Dir. (R. Maizel)
                            Deputy (C. Gay)         Deputy (B. Cramer)            Deputy (J. Adams)           Deputy (Vacant)

  Budget (C. Tupper)                                       Research (J. Kaye)           Mars Program
                                                                                        (D. McCuistion)
  Policy (M. Allen - Act)                                  Flight (T. Hammer - Act)

  Administration (D. Woods)                                Applied Sciences
                                                           (T. Fryberger)

Ruth Netting                Eric Christian           Wei (acting)     Marilyn Lindstrom                   Hashima Hasan
                                                     Liz Burck (Einstein Fellow)                                      12
SMD/EPO Programmatic Highlights

• NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship Program
• SMD/EPO Program Element E.6 in ROSES 2006
• Student Collaboration Program Definition Team
   – Open call through a Dear Colleague letter
   – Finite duration ending with the submission of a final report
• International “Science” Years
   – Polar (IPY)
       http://www.us-ipy.gov/
       http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/IPY/
       http://passporttoknowledge.com/polar-palooza/
   – Heliophysical (IHY)
      http://ihy2007.org/
   – Electronic Geophysical Year (eGY)
      http://www.egy.org/
   – Astronomy (IYA) http://www.astronomy2009.org/

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2006 Word of the Year

             American Dialect Society

Winner (57)
To pluto/be plutoed: to demote or devalue someone or
something, as happened to the former planet Pluto
when the General Assembly of IAU decided Pluto no
longer met its definition of a planet
Runner-up (43)
Climate canary: an organism or species whose poor
health or declining numbers hint at a larger
environmental catastrophe on the horizon

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