Space and Planetary Sciences(P)
Session Sub-categoryPlanetary Sciences(PS)
Session IDP-PS01
TitleOuter Solar System Exploration Today, and Tomorrow
Short TitleOuter Solar System Exploration
Main Convener NameJun Kimura
AffiliationOsaka University
Co-Convener 1NameKunio M. Sayanagi
AffiliationHampton University
Co-Convener 2NameFuminori Tsuchiya
AffiliationPlanetary Plasma and Atmospheric Research Center, Graduate School of Science, Tohoku University
Co-Convener 3NameSteve Vance
AffiliationNASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Session LanguageE
ScopeThe giant planets provide many keys to understanding planetary processes. They play an important role in shaping our solar system, and the physical and chemical processes they harbor also provide a unique opportunity to study the phenomena relevant for studying Earth and other planets, including exoplanetary systems. In this session, we discuss a wide range of topics encompassing the giant planets and their moons, including their origins, interiors, atmospheres, compositions, surface features, and electromagnetic fields. To advocate for current and future outer planets exploration (Juno, New Horizons, JUICE, Europa Clipper, Dragonfly and beyond), we also call for discussions on future missions to explore giant planet systems, including how to develop better international cooperation. Discussion in this latter category will include progress in developing a solar sail mission concept for observing the Jupiter system and its trojan asteroids.
Presentation FormatOral and Poster presentation