Co-Sponsored by Brown University, Vernadsky Institute,
Brown-MIT NASA Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute (SSERVI)
Saturday, March 15, 2014
1:00 PM: Introduction and Overview: Jim Head
Dedication to Dr. Michael Wargo (1951-2013), Chief Exploration Scientist, NASA Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorate.
1:15 PM: Asteroids
1:15 PM: Clark Chapman: “Asteroids: A summary of current knowledge of their origin and evolution and key questions for future exploration.”
2:00 PM: Carol Raymond, Dawn Deputy PI: “New Insights from the Dawn Mission: Key questions for future exploration”.
2:45 PM: Bill Bottke: “Earth’s Minimoons: New prospective targets for human exploration”
3:15 PM: Phobos and Deimos
3:15 PM: Abigail Fraeman: “Phobos and Deimos: A summary of current knowledge of its origin and evolution and key questions for future exploration”
4:00 PM: Scott Murchie: “Phobos and Deimos: Achieving scientific goals and objectives with robotic and human exploration”
4:45 PM: Mars
4:45 PM: Jim Garvin: “Mars: Scenarios for future human exploration”
5:30 PM: Perspectives on Human Exploration
5:30 PM: William Hartmann: “Human Operations in the Inner Solar System: Who Owns the Destinations and the Benefits:?”
6:00 PM: Posters and Reception
Pamela Clark: “Spelunking the Solar System: Combining Successful Paradigms of the past and present to create a Sustainable 'Below the Surface' Robotic/Human Exploration Program”
The LOLA and GRAIL Teams: "Lunar topography and gravity from LOLA and GRAIL data through the extended missions: Baselines for Future Exploration"
Sunday, March 16, 2014
8:30 AM: The Moon
8:30 AM: Alexander Basilevsky: “The Race to the Moon: The Soviet Union Human Exploration Program and Robotic Precursors”.
8:50 AM: Sergei Khrushchev: "The View from the Top: Khrushchev and Kennedy on the US-Soviet Union Moon Race." (telecon)
9:00 AM: Carle Pieters: “The Crust and Mantle of the Moon: A summary of current knowledge and key questions for future exploration”.
9:30 AM: Human Exploration of the Moon: The Past as a Guide to the Future
9:30 AM: Jim Head: “Apollo: Landing site selection, traverse planning and surface operations.”
10:00 AM: Apollo 17 LMP Harrison H. “Jack” Schmitt: “Exploration of the Taurus-Littrow Valley of the Moon: A Case Study for Human Exploration.”
10:55 AM: Apollo 15 Commander David R. Scott: “The Evolution of the Apollo Missions: The Importance of Science and Engineering Synergism.”
11:50 AM: The Future: Looking Forward
11:50 AM: David Kring and NextGen Students (Carolyn Roberts, Natalie Curran, Ross W. K. Potter): “The Next Generation of Lunar Exploration: Candidate Landing Sites and Traverses: Amundsen, Schrodinger and Orientale.”
12:20 PM: Ryan Clegg: NextGen Explorers
12:30 PM: Adjourn