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EXPLORATION SCIENCE FORUM, July 21-23, 2015

 

 

DAY 1: Tuesday, July 21, 2015

   

 

7:00

 

POSTER SETUP BEGINS

 

BUILDING 152

 

7:30

 

STUDENT LIGHTNING ROUND PRESENTATIONS: Breakfast with SSERVI Director

 

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7:00-8:30

 

REGISTRATION

 

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8:30

PLENARY SESSION 1: Mission Updates Chair: Yvonne Pendleton

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8:30

Welcome speakers

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8:55

Award talks: Shoemaker (Carle Pieters) , Wargo (Clive R. Neal) , and Niebur (Jacob Bleacher) Awards

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10:20

Mission Invited Talk - LRO Mission After 6 Years: What we have learned and what we have yet to learn. John Keller

 

10:40

Mission Invited Talk - ARTEMIS. Lunar exospheric ions observed by LADEE and ARTEMIS. Jasper Halekas

 

11:20

Mission Invited Talk - OSIRIS-REx. Scott Sandford

 

11:40

Mission Invited Talk - DAWN. Chris Russell

 

12:00

Mission Invited Talk - NEOWISE. Joseph Masiero

 

12:20

Mission Invited Talk - Europa: NASA's newest mission. Curt Niebur

 

12:30

LUNCH / POSTER VIEWING, Focus Group Sessions

 

2:30

PLENARY SESSION 2: Mission Updates Continued Chair: Greg Schmidt

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2:30

Mission Invited Talks- Primary Science Drivers for Lunar Mission One. David Iron

 

2:50

Mission Invited Talk - Lunar Mapping and Modeling Portal. Brian Day

 

3:10

Parallel Session 1 Overview Talk - FUTURE MISSIONS OF SCIENCE AND EXPLORATION : Lunar Program Status and Lunar Science Research Activities in Korea. Gwanghyeok Ju

 

3:30

Parallel Session 2 Overview Talk - SHAPING PLANETARY SURFACES WITH IMPACTS AND VOLCANIC PROCESSES: Lunar Magmatism Hypothesis. David Kring

 

3:50

Lightning Round #1: Student Poster Previews

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4:00

Transition to Parallel Session Rooms

 

Parallel Session #1.
FUTURE MISSIONS OF SCIENCE
AND EXPLORATION

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          Parallel Session #2.
SHAPING PLANETARY
SURFACES WITH IMPACTS AND VOLCANIC PROCESSES

 

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Chairs: Barbara Cohen and Kris Zacny

 

Chairs: David Kring and

 

 

4:10

Lunar Flashlight: Mapping lunar surface volatiles using a cubesat. Barbara Cohen

 

Numerically modeling mega-scale lunar impact basins. Ross Potter

 

 

4:25

Mars-Moons exploration, reconnaissance and landed investigation (MERLIN). Andy Rivkin

 

Inferno Chasm Rift Zone, Idaho: A terrestrial analog for plains-style volcanism in southeastern Mare Serenitatis on the Moon. Brent Garry

 

 

4:40

Cosmology from the Moon: The dark ages radio explorer (DARE) mission. Jack Burns

 

Ascent and eruption of magma on the terrestrial planets: A planetary perspective on the Moon. Jim Head

 

 

4:55

Lunar hydrosphere explorer (Hydrox). John Cooper

 

Detecting volcanic glass in lunar localized dark mantle deposits. Erica Jawin

 

 

5:10

The resource prospecting mission drill. Kris Zacny

 

Evolution of Gas Content and Foam Distribution in Lunar Floor-Fractured Craters. Lauren Jozwiak

 

 

5:25

Design of Lander PODS For Addressing Small Bodies Strategic Knowledge Gaps. Robert Frampton

 

The steepest slopes on the Moon: a clue to understanding geological processes. Mikhail Kreslavsky

 

5:40

Transition to Poster Session

 

5:45

 

POSTER SESSION

 

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EXPLORATION SCIENCE FORUM, July 21-23, 2015

   

DAY 2: Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Location/Speaker

8-8:30

REGISTRATION

BUILDING 152

8:30

PLENARY SESSION 3: Planetary Crusts and Space Surface Interactions Chair: Brad Bailey

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8:30

Overview Talk - Asteroid Redirect Mission - Paul Abell

 

8:50

Parallel Session 3 Overview Talk - ORIGIN, EVOLUTION, AND EXPLORATION OF PLANETARY CRUSTS: Comparison of ancient planetary crusts. Charles Shearer

 

9:10

Parallel Session 4 Overview Talk - INTERACTIONS BETWEEN SPACE AND PLANETARY SURFACES: What controls the lunar Na exosphere. Menelaos Sarantos

 

9:30

Lightning Round #2: Student Poster Previews

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9:40

Transition to Parallel Session Rooms

 

Parallel Session #3: ORIGIN, EVOLUTION, AND EXPLORATION OF PLANETARY CRUSTS

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Parallel Session #4: INTERACTIONS BETWEEN SPACE AND PLANETARY SURFACES I

 

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Chairs: Charles Shearer and Lars Borg

 

Chairs: Menelaos Sarantos and Dana Hurley

 

 

9:50

An Age Constraint on the Giant Impact from Lunar Sample Chronology. Lars Borg

 

Variability and sources of helium in the lunar exosphere. Dana Hurley

 

 

10:05

Crustal Stratigraphy Before the Imbrium Impact. Carle Pieters

 

Earthshine as an Illumination Source in Permanently Shadowed Regions. David Glenar

 

 

10:20

Importance of silicic magmatism on the Moon. Justin Simon

 

An examination of the LADEE UVS spectral variability associated with the Geminid meteoroid stream. Anthony Colaprete

 

 

10:35

New constraints on the timing of basin-forming impact events from excavated crustal rocks. William Cassata

 

Ladee UVS continuum Observations: Evidence of dust in the lunar tail. Amanda Cook

 

 

10:50

 

Surface roughness in the SPA. Noah Petro

 

Investigations of electrostatic dust lofting and its mechanisms. Xu Wang

 

 

11:05

Evolution and stratigraphy of SPA. Insights from pyroxene composition and distribution. Daniel Moriarty

 

On the dynamics of nanodust in the near-lunar space environment. Tim Stubbs

 

11:20

Scientific motivation for sample return from SPA basin. Brad Jolliff

 

Dust charge measurements by LDEX. Mihaly Horanyi

 

 

11:35

Exploration of Planetary Crusts: A Human/Robotic Exploration Design Reference Campaign to the Orientale Basin. Jim Head

 

Experimental investigation of micrometeoroid ablation using dust. Zoltan Sternovsky

 

 

11:50

 

Micro-CT of Apollo samples. Ryan Zeigler

 

 

Using the Moon to characterize the near-Earth meteoroid environment. Jamey Szalay

 

12:05

LUNCH / POSTER VIEWING, Focus Group Sessions

 

START 1:30

PLENARY SESSION 4: Volatiles on Airless Bodies and Human Exploration Chair: Greg Schmidt

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1:30

 

1:50

 

2:10

Parallel Session 5 Overview Talk - VOLATILE BEHAVIOR, RESERVOIRS, AND RESOURCES ON AIRLESS BODIES: Effects of small-scale surface topography on volatile distributions on airless bodies. Paul Hayne

 

Parallel Session 6 Overview Talk - Origin, Characterization and Exploration of Small Bodies: The Mission Asteroids: Science and Exploration in the Space Age. Derek Sears

 

EPO Talk - Arecibo Observatory Space Academy. Luisa Zambrano-Marin

 

2:30

Lightning Round #3: Student Poster Previews

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2:40

Transition to Parallel Session Rooms

 

Parallel Session #5. VOLATILE BEHAVIOR, RESERVOIRS, AND RESOURCES ON AIRLESS BODIES

 

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Parallel Session #6. ORIGIN, CHARACTERIZATION, AND EXPLORATION OF SMALL BODIES

 

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Chairs: Karl Hibbits and Paul Hayne

 

Chairs: Humberto Campins and Robin Canup

 

 

2:50

Probing planetary bodies for the structure of subsurface volatiles: Geant4 models of fast, epithermal, and thermal neutron flux. Gordon Chin

 

 

The curious disruption of near-Earth asteroids close to the Sun. William Bottke

 

 

3:05

Temperature spectroscopy: Application of laser reflectance of the poles of the Moon and Mercury. Matthew Siegler

 

 

Spectral bluing and space weathering on asteroids. Adrian Brown

 

 

3:20

Evidence for diurnal cycling of surface

hydration towards the Moon's Mid-latitudes.

Timothy McClanahan

 

 

The Polana Family: An Important source of primitive near-Earth asteroids. Humberto Campins

 

 

3:35

Lunar south pole gravity and the search for water. David Smith

 

The main-belt asteroids and NEO tour with imaging and spectroscopy (MANTIS). Andrew Rivkin

 

 

3:50

Monitoring volatiles while drilling into frozen lunar simulant. Ted Roush

 

 

On an impact origin of Phobos-Deimos. Robin Canup

 

 

4:05

 

Prospecting on Luna-27. James Carpenter

 

Phobos grooves: the inherited signature of an ancient parent body? Maurizio Pajola

 

 

4:20

Characterizing water on airless bodies from vacuum UV and IR measurements. Charles Hibbitts

 

The secondary impact spike on Phobos from Stickney crater ejecta. Kenneth Ramsley

 

4:35

Transition to MAIN ROOM

4:45

LEAG/SBAG meeting Charles Shearer and Daniel Britt

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5:30

 

POSTER SESSION

 

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EXPLORATION SCIENCE FORUM, July 21-23, 2015

 

DAY 3 Thursday, July 23, 2015

Location/Speaker

8-8:30

REGISTRATION

BUILDING 152

8:30

PLENARY SESSION 5: Human Exploration Drivers, Regolith, and Dust Chair: Brad Bailey

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8:30

Global Exploration Roadmap - Science White Paper Update. Greg Schmidt

 

8:50

Developing Mission Invited Talk - MoonRIDERS: NASA and Hawaii's lunar surface flight experiment for late 2016. Robert Kelso

 

9:10

Parallel Session 7 Overview Talk - HUMAN EXPLORATION OF THE MOON AND ASTEROIDS: The Moon's role in exploration of the Solar System. Jeff Plescia

 

9:30

Parallel Session 8 Overview Talk - Interactions between space and planetary surfaces II. An evaluation of space weathering factors and lunar regolith simulants versus Apollo rocks and soils. A missing property. Larry Taylor

 

9:50

Transition to Parallel Session Rooms

 

Parallel Session #7. HUMAN EXPLORATION OF THE MOON AND ASTEROIDS

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Parallel Session #8. Interactions between space and planetary surfaces II.

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Chairs: Jeff Plescia and Kurt Klaus

 

Chairs: Andrew Poppe and Amanda Hendrix

 

 

10:00

Solar thermal propulsion: the practical technology for Solar System exploration. David Gump

 

LRO/CRATER discoveries of the lunar radiation environment and lunar regolith alteration by radiation. Nathan Schwadron

 

 

10:15

Advances laser retroreflectors for Solar System Exploration, Geophysical Networks and lasercomm. Alessandro Boni

 

Regional Variations in UV Lunar Signatures. Amanda Hendrix

 

10:30

A comparative assessment of delivering consumable resources versus in situ resource utilization for Moon and Mars. Kurt Klaus

 

Solar wind access to lunar regolith DEM modeling. Anton Kulchitskiy

 

 

10:45

Developing planetary protection requirements for human extraterrestrial missions: Workshop report. Margaret Race

 

Electromagnetic PIC simulations of the solar wind interactions with lunar magnetic anomalies: Ion and electron dynamics. Jan Deca

 

 

11:00

Investigating the role of field portable geochemical instrumentation in planetary field geologic operations. Kelsey Young

 

Plasma interactions with lunar magnetic anomales. Shahab Fatemi (virtual)

 

 

11:15

A planetary science field training and research program at the Zuni-Bandera volcanic field. Jacob Bleacher

 

Plasma modeling of solar wind interaction with the Reiner Gamma and Airy magnetic anomalies: Implications for surface weathering. Andrew Poppe

 

11:30

Asynchronous geological exploration operations at the HI-SEAS planetary surface analog simulation in Hawaii. Brian Shiro

 

Diviner lunar radiometer observations of lunar swirls. Timothy Glotch

 

 

11:45

A cautionary tale about volatile-rich carbonaceous chondrites. Daniel Britt

 

 

Nature and origin of lunar swirls. David Blewett

 

12:00-1:30

LUNCH/POSTER VIEWING

 
 

Continued - Parallel Session #7. HUMAN EXPLORATION OF THE MOON AND ASTEROIDS

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Continued - Parallel Session #8. Interactions between space and planetary surfaces II.

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Chairs: Robert Kelso and Jacob Bleacher

 

Chairs: Joshua Bandfield and Joshua Cahill

 

1:30

Testing the incorporation of portable infrared imaging for future human missions: Second year of Field work. Gen Ito

 

EELS measurement of Fe oxidation state in space-weathered lunar soils. Katherine Burgess

 

 

1:45

The effect of portable science instruments on EVAs as used by astronauts during geologic exploration of the Solar System. Jacob Bleacher

 

The Maturely, Immature Orientale Impact Basin. Joshua Cahill

 

 

2:00

The need for conductive space suits: A summary of DREAM2 findings. William Farrell

 

Simulating lunar eclipse in the lab. Key to understanding the epiregolith. Benjamin Greenhagen

 

 

2:15

Ice Cube: Determining Volatile Systematics Via Lunar Orbiting Cubesat. Pamela Clark

 

Getting the temperature right-Accurately determining the thermophysical and spectral properties of planetary surfaces. Joshua Bandfield

 

2:30

Spacecraft/Rover hybrids for the exploration of small Solar System bodies. Benjamin Hockman

 

Possible dielectric breakdown weathering effects on the comminution of lunar regolith. Andrew Jordan

 

2:45

Particle radiation environment and their effects at exploration destinations. Harlan Spence

 

Asteroid material shielding potential against high energy particles. Leos Pohl

 

3:00

Transition to MAIN ROOM

3:10

PLENARY SESSION 6: Chair: Yvonne Pendleton

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3:10

Lunar Exploration in ESA. James Carpenter

 

3:30

Future of Field Campaign Research: Jennifer Heldmann

 

3:50

Student Poster Awards

4:00

Keynote Talk (Invited)

 

4:30

Closing Remarks LMMP AUS Signing