Planetary Science by Space Missions

Peer Reviewed Publications

  • K. Reh, M. L. Cable, F. Postberg et al., "Enceladus Life Finder: The search for life in a habitable Moon," 2016 IEEE Aerospace Conference, Big Sky, MT, 2016, pp. 1-8.?doi: 10.1109/AERO.2016.7500813
  • Altobelli N.*, Postberg F.*, Fiege K.*, Trieloff M.* and 11 co-authors (2016) Flux and composition of interstellar dust at Saturn from Cassini’s Cosmic Dust Analyser, Science 352, 312-318. *These authors contributed equally to this work
  • H.-W. Hsu, Kempf, S., Badman, S.V., F. Postberg et al. (2016), Interplanetary magnetic field structure at Saturn inferred from nanodust measurements during the 2013 aurora campaign, Icarus, Vol. 263, Special Issue: Saturn’s Auroral Campaign, 10-16
  • H.-W. Hsu*, F. Postberg*, Y. Sekine* et al. (2015), Ongoing hydrothermal activities within Enceladus, Nature, Vol. 519, p. 207-210, doi: 10.1038 *These authors contributed equally to this work
  • F. Wiederschein, E. Vöhringer-Martinez, F. Postberg et al. (2015), Charge Separation and Isolation in Strong Water Droplet Impacts, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys.,  Vol 17, p. 6858-6864, DOI: 10.1039/C4CP05618C
  • Y. Sekine, T. Shibuya, F. Postberg et al. (2015),  High-temperature water-rock interactions and hydrothermal environments in the chondrite-like core of Enceladus, Nature comms. 6, 8604, doi: 10.1038/ncomms9604
  • Westphal, A. and 65 c-authors, incl. Postberg, F. (2014) Evidence for interstellar origin of seven dust particles collected by the Stardust spacecraft, Science, Vol. 345, no. 6198, p. 786 - 791
  • Stroud R. M. plus 66 co-authors incl. Postberg, F. (2014), Stardust Interstellar Preliminary Examination XI: Identification and elemental analysis of impact craters on Al foils from the Stardust Interstellar Dust Collector. Meteoritics and Planetary Science, 49(9), 1698-1719, doi:10.1111/maps.12136
  • Sterken, V. plus 68 co-authors incl. Postberg, F. (2014), Stardust Interstellar Preliminary Examination X: Impact speeds and directions of interstellar grains on the Stardust dust collector. Meteoritics and Planetary Science, 49(9), 1680- 1697, doi: 10.1111/maps.12219
  • Postberg F. plus 67 co-authors (2014), Stardust Interstellar Preliminary Examination IX: High-speed interstellar dust analog capture in Stardust flight- spare aerogel. Meteoritics and Planetary Science, 49(9), 1666-1679, doi: 10.1111/maps.12173
  • Gainsforth, Z. plus 66 co-authors incl. Postberg, F. (2014), Stardust Interstellar Preliminary Examination VIII: Identification of crystalline material in two interstellar candidates. Meteoritics and Planetary Science, 49(9), 1645- 1665, doi: 10.1111/maps.12148
  • Flynn G. plus 68 co-authors incl. Postberg, F. (2014), Stardust Interstellar Preliminary Examination VII: Synchrotron X-ray fluorescence analysis of six stardust interstellar candidates measured with the advanced photon source 2-ID- D microprobe. Meteoritics and Planetary Science, 49(9), 1626-1644, doi: 10.1111/maps.12144
  • Simionovici A. S. plus 67 co-authors incl. Postberg, F. (2014), Stardust Interstellar Preliminary Examination VI: Quantitative elemental analysis by synchrotron X-ray fluorescence nanoimaging of eight impact features in aerogel. Meteoritics and Planetary Science, 49(9),1612-1625 , doi: 10.1111/maps.12208
  • Brenker F. E. plus 68 co-authors incl. Postberg, F. (2014), Stardust Interstellar Preliminary Examination V: XRF analyses of interstellar dust candidates at ESRF ID13. Meteoritics and Planetary Science, 49(9), 1594- 1611, doi: 10.1111/maps.12206
  • Butterworth A. L. plus 67 co-authors incl. Postberg, F. (2014), Stardust Interstellar Preliminary Examination IV: Scanning Transmission X-ray Microscopy analyses of impact features in the Stardust Interstellar Dust Collector.  Meteoritics and Planetary Science, 49(9), 1562-1593, doi: 10.1111/maps.12220
  • Bechtel H. A. plus 67 co-authors incl. Postberg, F. (2014), Stardust Interstellar Preliminary Examination III: Infrared spectroscopic analysis of interstellar dust candidates. Meteoritics and Planetary Science, 49(9), 1548- 1561, doi: 10.1111/maps.12125
  • Frank, D. R. plus 46 co-authors incl. Postberg, F. (2014), Stardust Interstellar Preliminary Examination II: Curating the interstellar dust collector, picokeystones, and sources of impact tracks. Meteoritics and Planetary Science,49(9),1522- 1547 , DOI: 10.1111/maps.12147.
  • Westphal A. J. plus 85 co-authors incl. Postberg, F. (2014), Stardust Interstellar Preliminary Examination I: Identification of tracks in aerogel. Meteoritics and Planetary Science, 1509-1521, DOI: 10.1111/maps.12168
  • Westphal A. J. plus 37 co-authors incl. Postberg, F. (2014), Final reports of the Stardust Interstellar Preliminary Examination, Meteoritics and Planetary Science, 49(9), 1720-1733. DOI: 10.1111/maps.12221
  • Tobie, G.; Teanby, N. A.; Coustenis, A., Postberg, F. et al. (2014), Science goals and mission concept for the future exploration of Titan and Enceladus, Planetary and Space Science, Volume 104, p. 59-77.
  • J.K. Hillier, Z. Sternovsky, S.P. Armes, F. Postberg et al. (2014), Impact ionisation mass spectrometry of polypyrrole-coated pyrrhotite microparticles, Planetary and Space Science, Vol 97, p. 9-22, doi: 10.1016/j.pss.2014.04.008.
  • K. Fiege, M. Trieloff, J.K. Hillier, F.Postberg et al. (2014), Calibration of relative sensitivity factors for impact ionization detectors with high-velocity silicate microparticles, Icarus, Vol. 241, p. 336-345
  • Hsu, H.W., Hansen, K.C., Horányi, M., Postberg F. et al. (2013) Probing IMF using nanodust measurements from inside Saturn’s magnetosphere, Geophysical Research Letters, Vol. 40, Issue 12, pp. 2902-2906, pp. 2014
  • Hsu, H.W., Krüger, H., Postberg, F. (2012) Dynamics, Composition, and Origin of Jovian and Saturnian Dust Stream Particles, in 'Nanodust in the Solar System: Discoveries and Interpretations', Editors: Ingrid Mann, Nicole Meyer-Vernet, Andrzej Czechowski, Springer Astrophysics and Space Science Library 385, ISBN 978-3-642-27542-5
  • J. K. Hillier, F. Postberg, S. Sestak et al. (2012) Impact Ionization Mass Spectra of Anorthite Cosmic Dust Analogue Particles, Journal of Geophysical Research, Vol. 117, ISSUE E9, CiteID E09002
  • Christoph, B. and 48 co-authors incl. F. Postberg (2012), OSS (Outer Solar System): A fundamental and planetary physics mission to Neptune, Triton and Kuiper Belt, Experimental Astron., Vol. 34, 2, pp. 203-242
  • V.J. Sterken, N. Altobelli, S. Kempf, F. Postberg et al. (2012) An optimum opportunity for interstellar dust measurements by the JUICE mission, Planetary and Space Science, DOI 10.1016/j.pss.2012.06.020
  • Srama, R. and 59 co-authors incl. F. Postberg (2012) SARIM PLUS - sample return of comet 67P/CG and of interstellar matter, Exp Astron, DOI 10.1007/s10686-011-9285-7
  • Kempf, S., Srama, R., Grün, E., Postberg, F. et al. (2012) Linear high resolution dust mass spectrometer for a mission to the Galilean satellites, Planetary and Space Science, Vol. 65, pp. 10-20
  • Grün, E., Sternovsky, Z., Horanyi, M., Postberg, F. et al. (2012) Active Cosmic Dust Collector, Planetary and Space Science, Vol. 60, pp. 261-273
  • Srama, R. and 40 co-authors incl. F Postberg (2011), The Cosmic Dust Analyser onboard Cassini: ten years of discoveries, CEAS Space Journal, 2, 1-4, pp. 3-16
  • Postberg, F., Grün, E., Horanyi, M. et al. (2011) Compositional Mapping of Planetary Moons by Mass Spectrometry of Dust Ejecta, Planetary and Space Science, Vol. 59, p. 1815–1825, DOI 10.1016/j.pss.2011.05.001
  • Hsu, H.W., Postberg, F., Kempf, S. et al (2011) Stream Particles as the Probe of the Dust–Plasma–Magnetosphere Interaction at Saturn, Journal of Geophysical Research, Vol. 116, Issue A9, CiteID A09215
  • Hsu, H.W., Kempf, S., Postberg, F. et al. (2011) Cassini Dust Stream Particle Measurements during the First Three Orbits at Saturn, Journal of Geophysical Research, Vol. 116, Issue A8, CiteID A08213
  • Postberg, F., Schmidt, J., Hillier, J.K. et al. (2011) A salt-water reservoir as the source of a compositionally stratified plume on Enceladus, Nature, Vol. 474; Issue 7353; p. 620-622
  • Sternovsky, Z., Grün, E., Drake et al. (2011), Novel instrument for dust astronomy: Dust telescope, Proc. of Aerospace Conf. 2011 IEEE, pp. 1-8.
  • Mocker, A., Bugiel, S., Auer, S., Postberg, F. et al. (2011) A 2MV Van de Graff accelerator as a tool for planetary and impact physics research, Review of Scientific Instruments, Vol 82, 095111
  • Tobie, G., Giese, B., Hurford, T.A., Postberg F. et al. (2010) Surface, Subsurface and Atmosphere Exchanges on the Satellites of the Outer Solar System, Space Science Reviews, Vol. 153, Issue 1-4, pp. 375-410, DOI: 10.1007/s11214-010- 9641-3
  • Hsu, H.W., Kempf, S., Postberg, F. et al. (2010) Interaction of the Solar Wind and Stream Particles, Results from the Cassini Dust Detector, AIP conference proceedings, Solar Wind 12, p. 154 – 163
  • Westphal, A.J., and 61 co-authors incl. Postberg, F. (2010) Non-destructive search for interstellar dust using synchrotron microprobes, AIP conference proceedings, Vol.1221, pp. 131-138, DOI: 10.1063/1.3399239
  • Postberg, F., Kempf, S., Schmidt, J. et al. (2009) Sodium Salts in E Ring Ice Grains from an Ocean below the Surface of Enceladus, Nature, Vol. 459, Issue 7250, p. 1098 – 1101
  • Postberg, F., Kempf, S., Stephan, T. et al. (2009) Discriminating Contamination from Particle Components in Spectra of Cassini’s Dust Detector CDA, Planetary and Space Science, Volume 57, Issue 12, p. 1359 – 1374
  • Hillier, J.K., Sestak, S., Green, S.F., Postberg, F. et al. (2009) The Production of Platinum-Coated Silicate Nanoparticle Aggregates for use in Hypervelocity Impact Experiments, Planetary and Space Science, Vol. 57, Issue 14, p. 2081 – 2086
  • Srama, R., Woiwode, W., Postberg, F. et al. (2009) Mass Spectrometry of Hyper- Velocity impacts of organic micro grains, Rapid Commun. Mass Spectrom., Vol. 23, p. 3895 – 3906
  • Jones, G.H. an 40 co-authors incl. F. Postberg (2008) The Dust Halo of Saturn’s Largest Icy Moon, Rhea, Science, vol 319, p. 1380-1384 2009 - 2013
  • Postberg, F., Hillier, J.K., Kempf, S. et al. (2008) The E-ring in the vicinity of Enceladus II: Probing the moon's interior - the composition of E-ring particles, Icarus, vol. 193, p. 438-454.
  • Kempf, S., Beckmann, U., Moragas, G., Postberg, F. et al. (2008) The E- ring in the vicinity of Enceladus. I. Spatial distribution and properties of the ring particles, Icarus, vol. 193, p. 420-437
  • Hillier, J.K.; Green, S.F.; McBride, N. et al. (2007) The composition of Saturn's E ring, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Volume 377, Issue 4, pp. 1588-1596.
  • Hillier, J.K., Green, S.F., Postberg, F. et al. (2007) Interplanetary dust detected by the Cassini CDA Chemical Analyser, Icarus, vol. 190, p. 643—654
  • McBride, N.; Hillier, J.K.; Green, S.F., Postberg, F. et al. (2007) Cassini Cosmic Dust Analyser: Composition of Dust at Saturn, Proc. ‘Dust in Planetary Systems’, ESA SP-643 Editors: Krueger, H. and Graps, A., p.107-110
  • Srama, R., and 40 co-authors incl. F. Postberg (2006) In situ dust measurements in the inner Saturnian system Planetary and Space Science, Volume 54, Issue 9-10, p. 967-987.
  • Postberg, F., Kempf, S., Srama, R. et al. (2006) Composition of Jovian Dust Stream Particles, Icarus, vol. 183, p. 122-134.
  • Fujii, S., Armes, S.P., Jeans, R., Postberg, F. et al. (2006) Synthesis and Characterization of Polypyrrole-Coated Sulfur-Rich Latex Particles: New Synthetic Mimics for Sulfur- Based Micrometeorites, Chemistry of Materials 2006, 18, 2758
  • Kempf, S., Srama, R., Postberg, F., et al. (2005) Composition of Saturnian Stream Particles, Science, vol. 307, p. 1274-1276.

 

 

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