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Here’s a list of presentations and posters about MinXSS or using its data for engineering or science purposes that have been given at conferences:

2018

  1. Moore, C. S., 2018 April 25, The Miniature X-ray Solar Spectrometer (MinXSS) CubeSats: instrument capabilities and early science analysis on the quiet Sun, active regions, and flares, Astronomy department colloquium, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT
  2. Moore, C. S., 2018 January 31, The Miniature X-ray Solar Spectrometer (MinXSS) CubeSats: instrument capabilities and early science analysis on the quiet Sun, active regions, and flares, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics High Energy Phenomena Seminar, Boston, MA
  3. Mason, J. P., 2018 January 29, On-Orbit Performance and Lessons from MinXSS CubeSat to SkyHopper, SkyHopper Team Meeting, Melbourne, Australia
  4. Moore, C. S., T. N. Woods, A. Caspi, B. R. Dennis, 2018 January 12, The Miniature X-ray Solar Spectrometer (MinXSS) CubeSats: instrument capabilities and early science analysis on the quiet Sun, active regions, and flares, Rodger Doxsey Dissertation Travel Award Talk, American Astronomical Society Meeting, Washington, DC

    2017

  5. Woods, T. N., 2017 December 12,  Advanced Technology in Small Packages Enables Space Science Research Nanosatellites: Examples from the NASA Miniature X-ray Solar Spectrometer CubeSat,
    American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, New Orleans, LA
  6. Moore, C. S., B. R. Dennis, T. N. Woods, 2017 December 12, The Miniature X-ray Solar Spectrometer (MinXSS) CubeSats: New soft X-ray spectrometer to investigate properties of hot plasma in the quiet Sun, active regions, and flares, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, New Orleans, LA
  7. Woods, T. N., 2017 November 27, Surprising Solar Flares: Studying the Sun as a Star, University of Southern California, Physics and Astronomy Department Seminar, Los Angeles, CA
  8. Woods, T. N., 2017 October 5, MinXSS CubeSat: Technology and Science, University of Colorado Aerospace/Astrophysics Class Lecture, Boulder, CO
  9. Woods, T. N, J. P. Mason, C. S. Moore, A. Jones, R. Kohnert, S. Palo, A. Caspi, P. C. Chamberlin, and S. C. Solomon,2017 September 19, High Priority Solar Science and Lessons Learned from the Miniature X-ray Solar Spectrometer (MinXSS) CubeSat Mission, COSPAR Symposium, Jeju, Korea
  10. Mason, J. P., T. N. Woods, 2017 September 19, Ham Beacon Decoding and Forwarding for CubeSats, COSPAR Symposium, Jeju, Korea
  11. Mason, J. P., 2017 August 2, CubeSats as Student Projects, INSPIRE Workshop, Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics, Boulder, CO
  12. Woods, T. N., 2017 August 2, MinXSS CubeSat: Science Motivation and Implementation, INSPIRE Workshop, Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics, Boulder, CO
  13. Moore, C. S., 2017 July 7, Exploring solar coronal properties through soft X-ray observations of the MinXSS (Miniature X-ray Solar Spectrometer) CubeSat, Seminar, NASA Marshall Spaceflight Center, Huntsville, AL
  14. Moore, C. S., 2017 June 21, Exploring solar coronal properties through soft X-ray observations of the MinXSS (Miniature X-ray Solar Spectrometer) CubeSat, RHESSI 16th / MinXSS 1st Workshop, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
  15. Caspi, A., J. M. McTiernan, H. P. Warren, 2017 June 21, Progress on MinXSS/RHESSI Joint DEMs,  RHESSI 16th / MinXSS 1st Workshop, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
  16. Woods, T. N., 2017 June 20, MinXSS Results and Status, RHESSI 16th / MinXSS 1st Workshop, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
  17. Moore, C. S., 2017 May 16, Exploring solar coronal properties through soft X-ray observations of the MinXSS (Miniature X-ray Solar Spectrometer) CubeSat, Astrophysics Seminar, University of Chicago, IL
  18. Mason, J. P., 2017 May 15, A Bread-Box Sized Satellite in Space for a Year: MinXSS CubeSat Program, Results, and Space-Based Solar Physics, University of Melbourne, Australia, Department of Physics Colloquium
  19. Woods, T. N., 2017 May 5, Advanced Technology in Small Packages Enables Space Weather Nanosatellites, Space Weather Workshop, Broomfield, CO
  20. Moore, C. S., 2017 April 17, Atomic layer coatings to solar CubeSats: unique research experiences of a grad student, Group Seminar,  Massachusetts Institute for Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA
  21. Woods, T. N., 2017 April 5, Science from a Box, National Center for Atmospheric Research / High Altitude Observatory Seminar, Boulder, CO
  22. Caspi, A., T. N. Woods, MinXSS Team, 2017 April 4, Results from the MinXSS-1 CubeSat (and outlook for MinXSS-2), Boulder Solar Day, High Altitude Observatory, Boulder, CO
  23. Woods, T. N., 2017 March 23, Surprising Solar Flares: Studying the Sun as a Star, NOAA Seminar
  24. Caspi, A., 2017 February, State of the Art: MinXSS CubeSat Performance … and CubIXSS future needs, KISS Workshop on Optical Communication on SmallSats: Enabling the Next Era in Space Science – Part 2, Pasadena, CA
  25. Woods, T. N., 2017 February 1, Surprising Solar Flares: Studying the Sun as a Star, LASP Public Lecture
  26. Mason, J. P. 2017 January 24, CU CubeSats: Science, Success, and Students, University of Minnesota at Twin Cities invited seminar

    2016

  27. Woods, T. N., 2016 December, Spectroscopic Exploration of Solar Flares, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA, volume:SH24A-01, invited Parker Lecture
  28. Solomon, S., 2016 December, Solar Soft X-rays and the Ionosphere E-region Problem, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA, volume: SH11D-02, AGU
  29. Warren, H., 2016 December, Solar Soft X-ray Spectral Measurements and the Temperature Structure of Active Regions and Flares, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA, volume: SH11D-01, AGU
  30. Woods, T. N., A. Caspi, P. C. Chamberlin, L. V. Didkovsky, F. G. Eparvier, A. R. Jones, J. P. Mason, C. S. Moore, S. C. Solomon, R. A. Viereck, 2016 December, Improving Solar Soft X-Ray (SXR) Irradiance Results from Broadband Photometers with New SXR Spectral Measurements from a CubeSat, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA, volume: SH13A-2285, ResearchGate
  31. Mason, J. P.,  T. N. Woods, A. Caspi, C. Moore, 2016 December, New CubeSat Solar Observations in Soft X-rays, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA, ResearchGate
  32. Moore, C., T. N. Woods, A. Caspi, J. P. Mason, 2016 December, Solar quiescent Active Region temperature distribution inferred from the Miniature X-ray Solar Spectrometer (MinXSS) CubeSat soft X-ray spectra, Hinode X-ray Telescope (XRT) soft X-ray filter images and EUV measurements, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA, ResearchGate
  33. Caspi, A., J. M. McTiernan, J. P. Mason, C. Moore, A. Y. Shih, H. Warren, T. N. Woods, 2016 December, Combining MinXSS and RHESSI X-ray Spectra for a Comprehensive View of the Temperature Distribution in Solar Flares, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA, volume: SH13A-2288, ResearchGate
  34. Mason, J. P., 2016 November 2, The Success and the Science of the Student-Built MinXSS Solar CubeSat, LASP Public Lecture
  35. Woods, T. N., 2016 September 28, Early Results and Lessons Learned from the Miniature X-ray Solar Spectrometer (MinXSS) CubeSat Mission, CU Aerospace Seminar
  36. Woods, T. N., 2016 September 8, Early Results from the Miniature X-ray Solar Spectrometer (MinXSS) CubeSat, LASP Seminar
  37. Mason, J. P.,  2016 September, Miniature X-ray Solar Spectrometer (MinXSS) CubeSat, Aerospace Ventures Day at the University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, USA, ResearchGate
  38. Mason, J. P., M. D. Baumgart, T. N. Woods, C. Downs, D. Hegel, B. Rogler, G. Stafford, S. C. Solomon, P. Chamberlin, A. Caspi, S. E. Palo, A. Jones, R. Kohnert, X. Li, C. S. Moore, C. Rouleau, 2016 August, MinXSS CubeSat On-Orbit Performance and the First Flight of the BCT XACT 3-axis ADCS, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Small Satellite Conference, Logan, UT, USAResearchGatesmallsat archive
  39. Caspi, A., 2016 August, Some Like it Hot: plasma heating & impulsive energy release in the solar corona, Southwest Research Institute, Boulder – Planetary Science Directorate colloquium
  40. Mason, J. P., 2016 July, MinXSS CubeSat: A Student Project, International Satellite Program in Research and Education Workshop, National Central University, Taiwan, ResearchGate
  41. Mason, J. P., 2016 July 15, Solar Eruptive Events: Coronal Dimming and a New CubeSat Mission, Royal Observatory of Belgium seminar
  42. Moore, C., T. N. Woods, A. Caspi, J. P. Mason, 2016 July, The Miniature X-ray Solar Spectrometer (MinXSS) CubeSat: spectrometer characterization techniques, spectrometer capabilities, and solar science objectives, International Society for Optics and Photonics Space Telescopes and Instrumentation 2016: Ultraviolet to Gamma Ray, Edinburgh, Scotland, volume: 9905, doi: 10.1117/12.2231945 , ResearchGate, arxiv
  43. Moore, C., A. Caspi, T. N. Woods, J. P. Mason, 2016 June, The Miniature X-ray Solar Spectrometer (MinXSS) CubeSat: instrument characterization techniques, instrument capabilities, and solar science objectives, American Astronomical Society Solar Physics Division, Boulder, CO, USA, volume: 301.02, ResearchGate
  44. Mason, J. P., 2016 May, Solar Eruptive Events: Coronal Dimming and a New CubeSat MissionAmerican Astronomical Society Solar Physics Division, Boulder, CO, USA, ResearchGate
  45. Woods, T. N.,  A. Caspi, P. C. Chamberlin, A. Jones, R. Kohnert, X. Li, J. P. Mason, C. Moore, S. E. Palo, C. Rouleau, S. Solomon, 2016 May, Mission Overview of the Miniature X-ray Solar Spectrometer (MinXSS) CubeSat, American Astronomical Society Solar Physics Division, Boulder, CO, USA, ResearchGate
  46. Caspi, A., T. N. Woods, H. Warren, P. C. Chamberlin, A. Jones, J. P. Mason, J. McTiernan, C. Moore, S. E. Palo, S. Solomon, 2016 May, Science Goals and First Light Analysis from the Miniature X-ray Solar Spectrometer (MinXSS) CubeSat, American Astronomical Society Solar Physics Division, Boulder, CO, USA, ResearchGate
  47. Moore, C. S., 2016 April 1, The Miniature X-ray Solar Spectrometer (MinXSS) CubeSat: Mission overview, spacecraft testing, instrument characterization and solar science objectives, Colloquium, Physics and Astronomy Department, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY
  48. Caspi, A., 2016 March, Boston University Astronomy Dept., Space Physics seminar

    2015

  49. Mason, J. P., 2015 October 29, MinXSS CubeSat – Science, Students, and System Development, LASP Seminar
  50. Moore, C. S., 2015 October 23, The Miniature X-ray Solar Spectrometer (MinXSS) CubeSat: Mission overview, spacecraft testing, instrument characterization and solar science objectives, RHESSI discussion, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Solar Physics Laboratory, Greenbelt, MD
  51. Moore, C. S., 2015 October 21, Diverse Research Experiences of a Graduate Student: Solar physics numerical simulations to CubeSats, Physics and Astronomy Department Colloquium, Howard University, Washington, DC.
  52. Mason, J. P., 2015 September 12, Miniature X-ray Solar Spectrometer, University of Colorado at Boulder Aerospace Ventures Day
  53. Mason, J. P., T. N. Woods, G. Allison, M. L. Cirbo, S. Folley, A. Jones, R. Kohnert, X. Li, C. Moore, A. Caspi, S. E. Palo, 2015 August, Miniature X-Ray Solar Spectrometer (MinXSS) – A Science-Oriented, University 3U CubeSat, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Small Satellite Conference, Logan, UT, USA, volume: SSC15-III-6ResearchGatesmallsat archive
  54. Mason, J. P., 2015 July, Miniature X-ray Solar Spectrometer: A Science-oriented, University 3U CubeSat, NASA JPL seminar
  55. Caspi, A., 2015 March, Measuring Solar Soft X-ray Emission and the Coronal Temperature Distribution, Boulder Solar Day
  56. Mason, J. P., MinXSS Team, 2015 March, Miniature X-ray Solar Spectrometer: A Science-oriented, University 3U CubeSat, Boulder Solar Day
  57. Caspi, A., 2015 March, New CubeSats for solar X-ray observations: MinXSS & CubIXSS, NASA Ames Research Center – Heliophysics Modeling & Simulation Group seminar
  58. Caspi, A., 2015 March, Thermal processes in the solar corona, Lockheed Martin Corp. – Solar and Astrophysics Laboratory seminar
  59. Caspi, A., 2015 February, Thermal processes in the solar corona, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics – Solar & Stellar X-ray Group seminar
  60. Caspi, A., 2015 February, Thermal processes in the solar corona, Boston University – Astronomy Department, Space Physics seminar
  61. Mason, J. P., 2015 January 28, The Miniature X-ray Solar Spectrometer (MinXSS) CubeSat: A (largely) Off-the-Shelf Spacecraft, Sparkfun Electronics, Gunbarrel, Colorado

    2014

  62. Mason, J. P., MinXSS Team, 2014 December, Miniature X-ray Solar Spectrometer CubeSat, Colorado Space Roundup, Denver
  63. Caspi, A., 2014 November, Thermal processes in the solar corona, Southwest Research Institute, San Antonio – Space Science & Engineering Division colloquium
  64. Mero, B., J. P. Mason, S. Naik, 2014 August, Miniature X-ray Solar Spectrometer (MinXSS),American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Small Satellite Conference, Logan, Utah
  65. Caspi, A., 2014 July, Thermal processes in the solar corona, Southwest Research Institute, Boulder – Planetary Science Directorate colloquium
  66. Caspi, A.,  2014 April, CubeSats: overview and enabling technologies for solar observations, RHESSI 13th Workshop, Windisch, Switzerland
  67. Caspi, A., 2014 March, Thermal processes in the solar corona, University of Colorado, Boulder – Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics colloquium
  68. Caspi, A., 2014 March, Thermal processes in the solar corona, Tel Aviv University, Israel – Geophysics and Planetary Sciences Department seminar
  69. Caspi, A., 2014 March, Coronal plasma heating in the flaring and quiescent sun,  Huntsville Workshop, Orlando, FL

    2013

  70. Mason, J. P., T. N. Woods, 2013 June 5, Miniature X-ray Solar Spectrometer (MinXSS), Conceive Design Implement Operate Academy, MIT
  71. Bonnici, M., M. Murry, 2013 April 19, Miniature X-ray Solar Spectrometer, University of Colorado at Boulder Space Symposium
  72. Bershenyi, G., M. Bonnici, M. Carton, A. Dayer, S. Liner, J. P. Mason, K. McCalmont, M. Murry, C. Sawyer, C. Zhao, A. Zizzi, 2013 April 19, Miniature X-ray Solar Spectrometer (MinXSS), University of Colorado at Boulder Space Symposium

    2012

  73. Mason, J. P., M. Carton, M. Yavorsky, O. Rao, F. Bidner, A. Kelley, H.Zhao, A. Singh, N. Sharma, C. Miller, D. Pai, B. Raval, D. Li, B. Vaish, 2012 April 19, CubeSat for Thermosphere-Ionosphere Dynamics Experiment, University of Colorado at Boulder Space Symposium

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