Presentations presented at the Annual Meeting of the Lunar Exploration Analysis Group
October 20–22, 2015

Tuesday, October 20, 2015  

  Providing the lunar community with updates from NASA and LEAG,
as well as other relevant entities and events.
8:00 a.m. Welcome and Logistics C.R. Neal
8:30 a.m. LEAG Update C.R. Neal
8:50 a.m. Planetary Science Division Update J.G. Green
9:10 a.m. HEOMD Update W. Gerstenmaier
9:30 a.m. Advanced Exploration Systems Update J. Crusan
9:50 a.m. NAC Structure and the Role of the Analysis/Assessment Groups J. Rall
10:05 a.m. ISECG White Paper and White Paper Community Input D.B.J. Bussey
10:30 a.m. Vision and Plan for Korea Lunar Resource Prospecting T.S. Lee
11:00 a.m. Heracles Concept - An Internationa Lunar Exploration Architecture Study M. Landgraf
11:15 a.m. Space Resources Roundtable A. Abbud-Madrid
11:30 a.m. Report on the Significance to Lunar Investigations L.R. Ostrach
11:45 a.m. Bridging the Lunar Generational Gap: NextGen and LEAG R.N. Clegg-Watkins
1:30 p.m. LADEE Science Results and Implications for Exploration R.C. Elphic
1:45 p.m. ARTEMIS' Perspective on a Dynamic Moon A.R. Poppe
2:15 p.m. Future Exploration of the Moon Enabled by the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter J.W. Keller
2:30 p.m. Discussion  
3:00 p.m. A Robotic Prospecting Architecture For The Moon P.D. Spudis
3:15 p.m. A Focused Path to Extend Human Presence Beyond Low Earth Orbit M. S. Robinson
3:30 p.m. The Moon's Role in the Exploration of the Solar System J. B. Plescia
3:45 p.m. International Coordination of Lunar Polar Volatiles Exploration J.E. Gruener
4:00 p.m. MoonRIDERS: NASA and Hawaii's Lunar Surface Flight Experiment for Late 2016 R. Kelso
4:15 p.m. An International Lunar Decade Framework for Lunar Development D. Dunlop
Wednesday, October 21, 2015

8:30 a.m. The Lunar Polar Hydrogen Mapper (LunaH-Map) Mission:  Mapping Hydrogen Distributions in Permanently Shadowed Regions of the Moon’s South Pole C. Hardgrove
8:45 a.m. The Lunar Ice Cube Mission  P.E. Clark
9:00 a.m. Lunar Flashlight:  Exploration and Science at the Moon with a 6U CubeSat B.A. Cohen
9:15 a.m. Update on High-Resolution Geodetically Controlled LROC Polar Mosaics B. Archinal
9:30 a.m. Illumination Modeling of the Lunar Poles, and Its Benefits to Exploration and Science Investigations E. Mazarico
9:45 a.m. The Final Minute:  Results from the LCROSS Solar Viewing NIR Spectrometer A. Colaprete
10:00 a.m. Diurnally Varying Hydrogen Volatiles or Regolith Temperature?  Mare and Highlands Studies of the Moon’s Diurnally Modulating Epithermal Neutron Flux Using LRO’s LEND, Diviner, and LOLA Instruments  T.P. McClanahan
10:15 a.m. New and Evolving Views of the Moon’s Volatiles from the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter P.O. Hayne
10:30 a.m. Comparisons of LRO LAMP and Mini-RF Datasets Within Anomalous Polar Craters A.M. Stickle
10:45 a.m. Measurements to Understand the Origin and Evolution of Hydroxyl and Water on the Illuminated Moon C.A. Hibbits
11:00 a.m. Observations of Meteoroidal Water in the Lunar Exosphere by the LADEE NMS Instrument M. Benna
11:15 a.m. Contributions of Solar Wind and Micrometeoroids to the Inventory of H2 in the Moon’s Exosphere D.M. Hurley
11:30 a.m. Discussion  
Upcoming lunar missions/concepts/instrumentation for resource prospecting
are presented along with implication for volatile deposit longevity.
1:30 p.m. Resource Prospector:  Mission Goals, Relevance, and Site Selection A. Colaprete
1:45 p.m. Resource Prospector:  Mission Overview and Current Activities D. Andrews
2:00 p.m. Resource Prospector:  A Landing Site Survey J.A. McGovern
2:15 p.m. Resource Prospector:  The RESOLVE Payload  J. Quinn
2:30 p.m. Field Testing Near-IR and Neutron Spectrometer Prospecting:  Applications to Resource Prospector on the Moon  R.C. Elphic
2:45 p.m. Molecular Diffusion of H2O in Lunar Regolith During Lunar Resources Prospector Mission Sample Acquisition  L.F.A. Teodoro
3:00 p.m. Lunar Resource Prospector Drill K. Zacny
3:15 p.m. Rover Traverse Planning to Support a Lunar Polar Volatiles Mission J.L. Heldmann
3:30 p.m. Exploring Cold Trapped Volatiles from Stationary Landers and Mobile Rovers:  ESA Activities for Resource Prospecting at the Poles J.D. Carpenter
3:45 p.m. Lunar Rover Drivetrain Development to TRL-6 P. Visscher
4:00 p.m. Implications of Dielectric Breakdown Weathering for the Lunar Polar Regolith A.P. Jordan
4:15 p.m. Probing Planetary Bodies for the Structure of Subsurface Volatiles:  Geant4 Models of Fast, Epithermal, and Thermal Neutron Emission of Varying Stratigraphy of Water Bearing Regoliths G. Chin
4:30 p.m. Discussion  
Thursday, October 22

In Situ Resource Utilization is one of the key factors to a sustainable human spaceflight program.
Concepts are presented, including the economic implications of ISRU.
8:30 a.m. Status of Lunar Regolith Simulants — An Update L.A. Taylor
8:45 a.m. Economic and Technical Assessment of an Evolvable Lunar Architecture Leveraging Commercial Partnership C.E. Miller
9:00 a.m. Fabrication of Construction Materials from Lunar and Martian Regolith Using Thermite Reactions with Magnesium S. Cordova
9:15 a.m. Planetary Basalt Construction of a Launch/Landing Pad – PISCES Project Update R.M. Kelso
9:30 a.m. Lunar Surface Traverse and Exploration Planning:  What Makes a “Good” Landing Site? S.J. Lawrence
9:45 a.m. Astrobotic:  Commercial Service for Lunar Resource Payload Delivery J. Thornton
10:00 a.m. Spaceship EAC – Fostering Activities Relevant to Lunar Exploration and ISRU A. Cowley
10:15 a.m. Comparative Assessment of Delivering Consumable Resources Versus In-Situ Resource Utilization for Moon and Mars Habitats Life Support Systems W. West
10:30 a.m. Discussion  

Observations from recent and current missions are presented that show the
dynamic nature of our Moon.

11:00 a.m. Mini-RF on LRO and Arecibo Observatory Bistatic Radar Observations of the Moon G.W. Patterson
11:15 a.m. Dynamic Moon:  New Impacts and Secondaries Revealed in High Resolution Temporal Imaging E.J. Speyerer
11:30 a.m. LRO-LAMP Detection of Geologically Young Craters in Lunar South Pole Permanently Shaded Regions K.E. Mandt
11:45 a.m. Characterization of Lunar Crater Wall Slumping from Chebyshev Approximation of Lunar Crater Shapes P. Mahanti
1:30 p.m. Is the Moon Really a Surface-Bounded Exosphere? T.A. Livengood
1:45 p.m. Carbon-Bearing Volatiles:  Surface Abundance Estimates from Exospheric Content Considerations M. Sarantos
2:00 p.m. Selenogenic Ion Cyclotron Waves:  ARTEMIS Observations and Implications for the Lunar Exosphere P.J. Chi
2:15 p.m. Possible Albedo Proton Signature of Hydrated Lunar Surface Layer N.A. Schwadron
2:30 p.m. Particle Radiation Environments and Their Effects at Planetary Surfaces:  Lessons Learned at the Moon by LRO/CRaTER and Extension to Other Planetary Objects H.E. Spence
2:55 p.m. Percussive and Pneumatic Heat Flow Probe Developments for Lunar Landers K. Zacny
3:10 p.m. Near-Term Lunar Surface Gravimetry Science Opportunities K.A. Carroll
3:25 p.m. Development of a Next-Generation Microseismometer System for a Lunar Geophysical Network Mission M.J. Fouch
3:40 p.m. Science Rationale for South Pole-Aitken Basin Locations for Sample Return B.L. Jolliff
3:55 p.m. Deciphering Solar System Chronology with Lunar In-situ Dating:  The MARE Discovery Mission F.S. Anderson
4:10 p.m. Low Frequency Radio Astronomy from the Lunar Surface R.J. MacDowall
Discussion and summary of the meeting results.
4:25 p.m. Meeting Summary, Action Items, Findings C.R. Neal