Giada Arney Appointed as Member of the Panel on Venus for the Planetary Science and Astrobiology Decadal Survey!

Deputy PI and Task B Co-Lead, Giada Arney, and one of the VPL team’s resident Venus experts, was recently honored by being selected to be a member of the Panel on Venus for the NAS Planetary Science and Astrobiology Decadal Survey! In this role Giada will help guide the focus of future missions and research programs related to Venus for the next 10 years as well advocate for the importance of studying and understanding Venus in different ways, including as an analog for exoplanets.

The Panel on Venus is one of six panels providing topical input to the Planetary Science and Astrobiology Decadal Survey Steering Group. This panel will discuss the role played by focused studies of Venus in addressing the broader activities described in the decadal survey’s statement of task, and will report its findings to the decadal survey’s steering group.

See more about the panel and it’s role here.

VPL People: 
October 8, 2020
VPL Research Tasks: 
Task A: Earth as an Exoplanet
Task B: Earth through Time
Task E: The Observer