This 2007/2008 volume is the fifth published report for the International Laser Ranging Service (ILRS). With this next report, we have chosen to use a format similar to the one used in previous years, concentrating on achievements and work in progress rather than ILRS organizational elements.
This report presents the scientific, technological,
and flight project achievements of the
Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) Heliophysics Science Division (HSD) for FY09.
HSD consists of 299 scientists, technologists,
engineers, education and public outreach
specialists, and administrative personnel
dedicated to advancing our knowledge
and understanding of the Sun and the wide
variety of domains influenced by its variability.
A report about the heliophysics scientific and flight
program achievements and milestones for 2008,
for which NASA Goddard Space Flight Center's
Heliophysics Science Division (HSD) made
important contributions. HSD comprises
approximately 261 scientists, technologists, and
administrative personnel dedicated to the goal of
advancing our knowledge and understanding of the Sun and the wide variety of domains that its