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A. Stern 12 June 2003 New Horizons: Overview New Horizons was one of the consortia proposals submitted for AO-OSS-01, NASA’s request for flyby mission.

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1 A. Stern 12 June 2003 New Horizons: Overview New Horizons was one of the consortia proposals submitted for AO-OSS-01, NASA’s request for flyby mission proposals to Pluto- Charon and the Kuiper Belt. New Horizons was selected by NASA on 29 Nov The Senate and House funded New Horizons to enter full-scale development in their FY03 NASA bill. President Bush signed this funding bill on 20 Feb New Horizons is now in Phase C/D and designated New Frontiers 1.

2 A. Stern 12 June 2003 New Horizons Overview  Spacecraft: A heritage-base, highly- redundant systems, and carrying a 300 m/s ΔV budget. Mass: ~415 kg.  Encounters: A two-month Jupiter encounter, a five-month Pluto-Charon encounter, then on to explore one or more KBOs.  Payload: 7 distinct instruments, plus EPO Student Dust Counter.  Science Performance: Exceeds the AO specs for all Group 1 objectives; meets or exceeds the all Group 2, and 3 of the 4 Group 3 objectives.

3 A. Stern 12 June 2003 New Horizons Organization Chart

4 A. Stern 12 June 2003 Science Team Overview Programmatic:  Principal Investigator:  Principal Investigator: Alan Stern  Project Scientist: Hal Weaver  Deputy Project Scientist: Leslie Young Other CoIs: Fran Bagenal Rick Binzel Bonnie Buratti Andy Cheng Dale Cruikshank Randy Gladstone Will Grundy Dave Hinson Mihaly Horanyi Don Jennings Ivan Linscott Jeff Moore Dave McComas Bill McKinnon Ralph McNutt Scott Murchie Carolyn Porco Harold Reitsema Dennis Reuter Dave Slater John Spencer Darrel Strobel Mike Summers Len Tyler

5 A. Stern 12 June 2003 Science Team Quick Guide: Mission Responsibilities ROLEINDIVIDUAL Principal InstigatorStern Project ScientistWeaver Deputy Project ScientistYoung EPO LeadBagenal

6 A. Stern 12 June 2003 Science Team Quick Guide: Key Support ROLEINDIVIDUAL Payload ManagerBill Gibson Payload Systems EngineerMark Tapley SOC Project ManagerJohn Andrews EPO Project ManagerKerri Beisser HQ Program ScientistDenis Bogan JPL Science ResourceBonnie Buratti

7 A. Stern 12 June 2003 Science Team Quick Guide: Payload Responsibilities INSTRUMENTPIPROJECT SCIENTIST PERSI-ALICESternSlater PERSI-RALPH [LEISA] Stern [Jennings] Reuter LORRICheng Cheng/ Weaver REXTylerLinscott PEPSSIMcNutt SWAPMcComas SDCHoranyiColin Mitchell PROJECT MANAGER John Scherrer John Scherrer/ Bob Parizek Kim Cooper Chris DeBoy Will Devereux Scott Weidner Gene Holland

8 A. Stern 12 June 2003 Science Team Quick Guide: Science Theme Team Membership THEME TEAM LEADDEPUTY Geology, Geophysics, Imaging (GGI) MooreSpencer Composition (COMP) CruikshankGrundy Atmospheres (ATM) GladstoneSummers Particles and Plasmas (P&P) BagenalHoranyi MEMBERS Binzel, Buratti, Cheng, Murchie, Porco, Reitsema, Reuter, Weaver Jennings, Reuter, Spencer Hinson, Linscott, McNutt, Slater, Strobel, Summers, Tyler, Weaver, Young Cheng, Horanyi, McComas, McNutt

9 A. Stern 12 June : The Pluto Mission Labyrinth (DC)


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