2017 Annual Meeting of the Lunar Exploration Analysis Group

Annual Meeting of the Lunar Exploration Analysis Group
October 10–12, 2017
Agenda and Presentations

Tuesday, October 10


8:30 a.m. Welcome Samuel Lawrence
8:35 a.m. LEAG Update Clive Neal
8:50 a.m. Advanced Exploration Systems Jason Crusan
9:10 a.m. HEOMD Update G. Williams
9:30 a.m. ISECG White Paper, KPLO Ben Bussey
9:45 a.m. Lunar Volatiles Initiative Nantel Suzuki
10:30 a.m. The 2017 Space Resources Roundtable and New Space Resources Graduate Program at Colorado School of Mines Angel Abbud-Madrid
10:45 a.m. Planetary Protection and the Moon C. A. Conley
11:00 a.m. Korean Space Program Update Gwanghyeok  Ju
11:15 a.m. ESA's Journey to the Moon James Carpenter
11:30 a.m. Canadian Space Agency Activities and Science Priorities Related to Lunar Surface Exploration Victoria Hipkin
11:45 a.m. China's Lunar Exploration Programme Long Xiao
12:00 p.m. Japanese Space Program Update Makiko Ohtake

Ongoing and Proposed Missions

1:45 p.m. The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter:  A Focused Study of Fundamental Solar System Processes at the Moon Noah Petro
2:00 p.m. Building on the Cornerstone Mission:  Focused LRO Workshops to Support Science Team Synergies J. W. Keller
2:15 p.m. Science from the Surface of the Moon:  A Rover Traversing a Crustal Magnetic Anomaly David Blewett
2:30 p.m. Science Enabled by Getting to a Swirl Georgiana Kramer
2:45 p.m. The Onset of the Cataclysm:  In Situ Dating of the Nectaris Basin Impact Melt Sheet Barbara Cohen
3:00 p.m. Pb-pb Dating for Miller Range 05035, La Paz Icefield 02205, and Northwest Africa 032 Using CODEX F. Scott Anderson
3:15 p.m. MAPSIT and a Roadmap for Lunar and Planetary Spatial Data Infrastructure Brent Archinal
3:45 p.m. Lunar Ice Cube:  Development of a Deep Space Cubesat Mission Pamela Clark
4:00 p.m. The Lunar Water Assessment Transport Evolution and Resource (WATER) Mission Concept Study Charles Hibbitts
4:15 p.m. The Lunar Volatiles Orbiter:  A Lunar Discovery Mission Concept Paul Lucey
4:30 p.m. Resource Prospector, the Decadal Survey, and the Scientific Context for the Exploration of the Moon Richard Elphic
4:45 p.m. Resource Prospector:  Evaluating the ISRU Potential of the Lunar Poles Anthony Colaprete
5:00 p.m. Science and Antenna Array Trade Studies for Low Frequency Radio Observatories on the Lunar Surface Robert MacDowall
Wednesday, October 11

Science Exploration–Commercial Synergies

8:30 a.m. Launch Services for the Moon Melissa Sampson
8:45 a.m. Astrobotic’s Payload Delivery Services Enables Lunar Surface Activities Dan Hendrickson
9:00 a.m. Astrobotic Research and Development:  New Technology for Lunar Science and Exploration Fraser Kitchell
9:15 a.m. The Robotic Architecture of Moon Express:  Exploration, Resources, and Delivery Paul Spudis
9:30 a.m. Building an Economical and Sustainable Lunar Infrastructure to Enable Lunar Science and Space Commerce Allison Zuniga
9:45 a.m. Building the Foundations for a Large-Scale, Cross-Sector Collaboration for a Sustainable and Permanent Return to the Lunar Surface Angeliki Kapoglou
10:15 a.m. Technologies for Lunar Exploration Kris Zacny
10:30 a.m. Developing and Testing Lunar Technologies in a Controlled Simulation Lab Using Simulants Built from the Particle Level Up Vincent Roux
10:45 a.m. Commercial Enabled Science Robert Pittman
11:00 a.m. Strategies for Enabling Lunar Exploration:  A NextGen Perspective Ryan Watkins
11:15 a.m. Planetary Science Update Jim Green

Resources and the Lunar Economy

1:30 p.m. Lunar SKGs:  What's Really Needed and What Do We Already Know? Jeff Plescia
1:45 p.m. Modeling PPP Economic Benefits for Lunar ISRU Brad Blair
2:00 p.m. Quantifying Elements of a Lunar Economy Based on Resource Needs Jeffery Greenblatt
2:15 p.m. Space Transportation Network Analysis for Cislunar Space Economy with Lunar Resources Koki Ho
2:30 p.m. Drilling Regolith:  Why Is It So Difficult? Harrison H Schmitt
2:45 p.m. Development and Testing of a Lunar Resource Prospector Drill Kris Zacny
3:00 p.m. Synthesizing Surface and Subsurface Measurements of Water Ice in the Polar Regions of the Moon Andrew Jordan
3:30 p.m. Technology Demonstration of Extended Operations for Volatile Prospecting and Processing in Lunar Permanently Shadowed Regions Enabled by Advanced Radioisotope Power Robert Cataldo
3:45 p.m. Diurnal Variation of Lunar Albedo Proton Yield and Hydrogenation Jody Wilson
4:00 p.m. LRO-LAMP Observations of Illumination Conditions in the Lunar South Pole Permanently Shaded Regions Kathleen Mandt
4:15 p.m. Mini-RF S- and X-Band Bistatic Radar Observations of the Moon Gerald Patterson
4:30 p.m. Water in Pyroclastic Deposits and Cold Traps on the Moon:  Possible Resources for Future Exploration Shuai Li
4:45 p.m. Spectral Unmixing Modeling of the Aristarchus Pyroclastic Deposit:  Assessing Eruptive History and Exploration Potential of Glass-Rich Regional Lunar Pyroclastic Deposits Erica Jawin
5:00 p.m. Conducting Subsurface Surveys for Water Ice Using Ground Penetrating Radar and a Neutron Spectrometer on the Lunar Electric Rover David Kring
Thursday, October 12

Sample Return and Surface

8:30 a.m. A Moon Sample Return Campaign Will Advance Lunar and Solar System Science and Exploration Clive Neal
8:45 a.m. Supporting Future Lunar Surface Exploration Through Ongoing Field Activities Kelsey Young
9:00 a.m. Geologic Exploration Enabled by Optimized Science Operations on the Lunar Surface Jennifer Heldmann
9:15 a.m. Asymmetric Ejecta Emplacement from South Pole-Aitken Basin:  3D Hydrocode Modeling Results Jordan Kendall