Friday, Sep 14

Instrumentation for life detection in Ocean Worlds

TU Main Building, Room H 2053

Chairs: Sotin; Feldman

08:30 – 10:35 a.m.

  • S. A. Getty (keynote)
    Signatures of Life in Ocean Worlds and Implications for In Situ Instrumentation
  • R. Arevalo Jr. et al.
    Advanced capabilities of a laser-enabled Orbitrap mass spectrometer adapted for spaceflight
  • J. S. Creamer, M. F. Mora and P. A. Willis
    Stability of Reagents used for Chiral Amino Acid Analysis during Spaceflight Missions in High-Radiation Environments
  • A. Grubisic et al.
    Europan Molecular Indicators of Life Investigation (EMILI) for Habitability and Biosignature Analysis on Ocean Worlds
  • C. A. Lindensmith et al.
    Holographic Microscopy for Extant Life Detection
  • M. S. Ferreira Santos, T. G. Cordeiro, A. Noell, C. D. Garcia, M. F. Mora
    Simultaneous Detection of Inorganic Cations and Amino Acids in High Salinity Samples: Implications for In-Situ Exploration of Ocean Worlds
  • C. Szopa et al.
    MEMS based gas chromatograph for molecular characterization of planetary environments
  • S. Yu, T. Reck, J. Pearson, M. Malaska, R. Hodyss and B. Pate
    Millimeter-wave Chirality Spectrometer (ChiralSpec)


Coffee Break


Science Instruments for Deep-Space SmallSats and CubeSats

TU Main Building, Room H 2053

Chairs: Oberst; Sotin

11:00 – 12:15 p.m.

  • A. Näsilä, T. Kohout, K. Viherkanto, A. Rissanen, R. Trops and H. Saari
    Miniaturized hyperspectral imager for small interplanetary spacecraft – ASPECT
  • P. Devoto, C. Belmant and N. André
    Development of a low energy threshold particle detector and application to CubeSats
  • C. Hardgrove et al.
    Neutron Spectrometer for the Lunar Polar Hydrogen Mapper Mission
  • T. Hewagama et al.
    Primitive Object Volatile Explorer (PrOVE) – Mission to an Oort Cloud Comet
  • N. P. Paschalidis et al.
    The mini INMS instrument on NASA GSFC’s Dellingr Mission and initial results


Lunch Break


JUICE mission special session: Science objectives and instruments status

TU Main Building, Room H 2053

Chairs: Oberst; Michaelis

13:45 – 16:35 p.m.

  • C. Erd, O. Witasse, G. Sarri, P. Garé, D. Radola and X. Moisson (keynote)
    JUICE Instrumentation and Mission Status
  • Y. Langevin, G. Piccioni, G. Filacchione, F. Poulet, C. Dumesnil and the MAJIS team (invited)
    MAJIS, the VIS-IR imaging spectrometer of JUICE
  • H. Hussmann, K. Lingenauber for the GALA team (invited)
    The Ganymede Laser Altimeter (GALA) for the Jupiter Icy Moons Explorer (JUICE)
  • H. Michaelis et al. (invited)
    Design, development and performances of the JANUS camera onboard JUICE
  • G. Filacchione, G. Piccioni, Y. Langevin, F. Poulet, C. Dumesnil and the MAJIS team (invited)
    The JUICE/MAJIS optical head design
  • M. K. Dougherty, A. Masters and the J-MAG team (invited)
    J-MAG for JUICE: Science objectives and instruments status
  • S. Barabash, P. Brandt, P. Wurz and the PEP team (invited)
    Particle Environment Package (PEP): science objectives, instrument overview, and status
  • P. Wittmann, S. Karlsson, M. Wieser, M. Kerenyi, H. Andersson and S. Barabash (invited)
    The Jovian Dynamics and Composition Analyzer – Performance and design challenges
  • R. Gladstone et al. (invited)
    The UVS Instrument on ESA’s JUICE Mission
  • P. Hartogh and the SWI team (invited)
    The Submillimeter Wave Instrument on JUICE
  • H. Korth et al. (invited)
    The Europa Clipper Instrument Suite