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Agenda and Presenter Information

The one-day workshop will promote community discourse through invited oral presentations and panels, contributed posters, and open discussions. All selected abstracts have been given poster presentations, and participants will present their posters in a special poster session the next day, Wednesday, November 14, 5:00–7:00 p.m. at USRA Headquarters, in association with the 2018 Annual LEAG Meeting.

Workshop Agenda, Recorded Oral Presentations, Poster Presentations

Agenda Time Speakers
Welcome and Workshop Objectives 8:30–8:40 a.m. Co-Chairs:   Andrew Petro, NASA HQ
Renee Weber, NASA MSFC
Overview of Lunar Day/Night Environmental Conditions — Including Various Latitudes, Polar Regions, Permanently Shadowed Regions, Peaks of Eternal Light 8:40–9:00 a.m. Brett Denevi, JHU APL
Lessons Learned from Missions that Have Survived Lunar Night (Surveyor, ALSEP, Lunokhod) 9:00–9:20 a.m. Ron Creel, NASA Retired
Panel Discussion:  Evolving Requirements from Survival to Continuous Operations for Science, Exploration, and Commercial Activities 9:20–10:20 a.m.


10:40–11:40 a.m.
Science Perspective
Sam Lawrence, NASA JSC:  ASM/NEXT-SAT Briefing

Exploration Perspective

Ben Bussey, NASA HQ

Greg Chavers, NASA MSFC/HQ
Dave Blewett, JHU APL
Dana Hurley, JHU APL
James Carpenter, ESA
LUNCH 11:40 a.m.–1:00 p.m. On your own
Panel Discussions:  State of the Art, Potential Solutions, and Technology Gaps

Panel 1:  Power Generation, Storage, and Distribution

Panel 2:  Thermal Management Systems, Strategies, and Component Design Features
1:00–2:00 p.m.




2:15–3:15 p.m.
Power Panel
Moderator:  Lee Mason, NASA STMD
Len Dudzinski, NASA HQ:  RPS and Fission
Bob Sievers, Teledyne:  Fuel Cells, RTGs
Erik Brandon, JPL:  Batteries
Paul Alburtus, ARPA-e:  Energy Storage
Thermal Management Panel

Moderator:  Rubik Sheth, NASA JSC
Eric Sunada, JPL:  Robotic Missions
Chad Bower, Paragon:  Commercial Systems
Kust Sacksteder, NASA GRC:  Thermal Wadi
Commercial Space Panel:  Understanding the Economic Business Case for Creating Lunar Infrastructure Services and Lunar Markets 3:15–4:00 p.m. Moderator:  Alison Zuniga, NASA ARC
George Sowers, Colorado School of Mines
Dennis Poulos, Poulos Air and Space, Inc.
Dennis Wingo, SkyCorp Inc.
Mohamed Ragab, iSpace Technologies, Inc.
Rolf Erdmann, PT Scientists
International Space University Summer Project Presentation “Lunar Night Survival” 4:00–4:20 p.m. Matt Henderson and Ilaria Cinelli, ISU
Open Discussion and Conclusions 4:20–5:30 p.m. Co-Chairs, All Workshop Participants
Poster Session Wednesday Evening, November 14
5:00–7:00 p.m. Posters Presented on Wednesday Evening During the 2019 LEAG Meeting

Poster Presentations

Please check the author index to verify that your poster presentation has been scheduled.

Poster Location USRA Education Gallery
Poster Setup Posters can be hung Tuesday, November 13, 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. 
Poster Removal Posters will remain posted until the LEAG Annual Meeting adjourns on Thursday, November 15. Posters left behind will be discarded.
Poster Size 44" × 44"(110 cm × 110 cm)

Materials Provided

Push pins
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