Lunar and Planetary Institute

NASA Advisory Council
Workshop on Science Associated
with the Lunar Exploration Architecture

White Papers

February 27–March 2, 2007

Oral Presentations
First Author Title
Abbas Lunar dust distributions from solar infrared absorption measurements with a Fourier transform spectrometer
Allen Organics in Apollo lunar samples
Burke Preparing for Astronomical Telescopes on the Moon
Crider History of the Solar System according to lunar cold traps
Deluca The first telescope at the lunar outpost
Dworkin In situ biological contamination studies on the Moon: Implications for future planetary protection and life detection on Mars
Emslie Using the Moon as a base for a high-energy and optical solar observatory
Eppler Dressed for success: EVA system competancy and containment for science capabilities and contamination control
Espero Enabling large space optics: SAFIR human and robotic development
Gallagher Imaging Thermal He+ in Geospace From the Lunar Surface
Goode Sun's Role in Climate Change
Grund Autonomous Lunar Dust Observer for the Systematic Study of Natural and Anthropogenic Dust Phenomena on Airless Bodies
Halekas Determine lunar crustal magnetic fields and their origin
Hammel Piggyback Instrumentation on Lunar Orbital Surveyors for Characterizing Zodiacal Dust within 1 AU of the Sun
Hamill A Lunar Earth Observatory
Helper Astronaut Geological Training For Lunar Exploration
Hewitt The 21cm Background: A Low-Frequency Probe of the High-Redshift Universe
Hood Lunar Magnetic Studies Within the Lunar ArchitectureLunar Magnetic Studies Within the Lunar Architecture
Johnson Visible/near-infrared remote sensing of Earth from the Moon
Jolliff Lunar crustal composition, heterogeneity, and evolution: Implications for exploration
Kring Using The Moon to Determine the Magnitude of the Inner Solar System Cataclysm and Post-Cataclysm Impact Flux
Lawrence Neutron Measurements of the Lunar Polar Hydrogen Deposits: How Present and Future Measurements Can Provide Understanding for Polar Volatiles
Lazio Radio Wavelength Observatories and the Exploration Architecture
Leshin Plenary Presentation: Science Opportunities in NASA's Lunar Architecture
Lester Astronomy From the Moon: Science Up on the Rocks?
Lin Interaction of the Solar Wind and the Moon
Lin Understand and Predict Space Weather Impact on Robotic and Human Productivity
McKay The Moon as a giant tape recorder for solar system and solar events
Marti History of Solar and Galactic Cosmic Radiation
Mazur Space environment effects on space systems
Nyquist Understanding the Geochemical Evolution of an Asymmetric Moon
Pendleton Dust Analysis at the Moon
Postman A Large Monolithic-Aperture Optical/UV Servicable Space Telescope Deployed to L2 by an Ares-V Cargo Launch Vehicle
Race The Need for Integrating Planetary Protection Science and Technology into Lunar Exploration Planning
Ramsey Thermal infrared data from the Moon: Hazards and hot-spots
Schwadron Impacts of space weather for human exploration: Interplanetary and lunar radiation environments
Shearer Importance of sample science-sample return and potential sample targets
Spence An Overview of Heliophysics Science Enabled by the Return to the Moon
Spudis Sampling the SPA basin: Some considerations based on the Apollo experienceSampling the SPA basin: Some considerations based on the Apollo experience
Sternovsky Measuring and Modeling the Plasma Environment at the Lunar Surface
Stubbs Characterizing the Near Lunar Plasma Environment
Stubbs Characterizing and Understanding the Interaction of Dust and Plasma on the Surface of the Moon and in the Exosphere
Swindle Determining the Impact History of the Earth-Moon System as a part of Lunar Exploration
Taylor Science, Human Settlement of the Moon, and Lunar Resource Exploration and Utilization
Taylor The Lunar Exploration Analysis Group: Defining and Evaluating Objectives for Exploration
Thronson Augmenting NASA's Exploration Architecture to Achieve Major Science Goals in Space
Turnbull ALIVE: An Autonomous Lunar Investigation of the Variable Earth
Woolf Science and Astrobiology from the Moon or near Moon
Worden Enabling Astrophysics at the Moon (presentation given by Y. Pendleton)
Yu Microwave Magnetic Properties of Dust and Its Implication for Geophysics and Cohesion
Poster Presentations
First Author Title
Abell Scientific exploration of near-earth objects via the crew exploration vehicle
Adams Orbiting Astrophysical Spectrometer in Space (OASIS)
Anbar Lunar surface instrumentation for sample selection
Archinal Urgent processing and geodetic control of lunar data
Baker Applying near-surface geophysical technology to determine engineering properties of the upper 30m of the lunar surface
Bicay The promise of lunar science with small spacecraft
Bottke The late heavy bombardment of the Moon: A prospectus
Byrne Interior of the Near Side Megabasin of the Moon
Christensen Finding terrestrial rocks and other "exotic" materials on the lunar surface
Clark Robotic mobility enhancement: Tetrahedral rovers
Clark Finding a dust mitigation strategy for lunar surface operations
Clegg Lunar elemental analysis with remote laser induced breakdown spectroscopy (LIBS)
Cooper Identification of lunar organic compounds and their sources
Ebbets A large telescope can be enabled by NASA’s lunar exploration architecture
Ebbets Cost considerations for astronomy at a lunar base
Edwards Automated Lunar Surface Reconstruction From Orbital Imagery
Elphic How do we prospect for ice at the Moon’s south pole?
Farrell The lunar wake as a unique plasma physics labortory
Fries Moonraker: Promise and limitations of a concept for grain-wise mineralogical characterization of lunar regolith using raman spectroscopy
Lunar magnetism studies by crewed missions to the Moon
Garry Mobile Agents Architecture: Voice-commanded EVA system to assist Astronauts with scientific exploration on the Moon and preparation for future Mars missions
Glavin Volatile Analysis by Pyrolysis of Regolith (VAPoR) on the Moon using Mass Spectrometry
Gruener Developing Science Objectives in the Context of an Operational Concept for Lunar Surface Exploration
Gruener Surface Mobility as a Key Capability to Accomplishing Lunar Science Objectives: A South Pole Example
Hare Lunar Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for Dataset Synthesis and Analysis
Hassler Space Weather Imaging from the Moon
Heldmann Return to the Moon: Site Selection Process and Considerations for NASA's Lunar Exploration Program
Horanyi The Lunar Dust Observatory
Kilston Micrometeoroid characterization in the near-lunar environment
Kring A Rover-based Strategy for the Robotic and Human Phases of the Lunar Exploration Initiative
Kruger Determination of Lunar Regolith Thickness and Exploration for Frozen Lunar Water Using Human-Operated Ground-Penetrating Radar
Kuhlman High-Fidelity Lunar Regolith Simulants: Synergies Between Lunar Exploration and Lunar Science
Lewis Integrating Science Payloads within the Lunar Transportation Architecture: Results of the NASA CEV Unpressurized Cargo Study - The User Case
Lewis Laying the Foundation: Science Requirements for Lunar Outpost Site Analysis
McCubbin The Search for Water in Igneous Lunar Materials: A Re-Assessment of the Lunar Magmatic Volatile Budget
Messmer Numerical Simulations of the Lunar Plasma environment with the VORPAL framework
Milam Some Thoughts on Lunar Excavation
Naji Half-Month Solar Thermal and Electric Storage System for a Lunar Environment
Prufert Utility of Microbes in Space: Revisited
Rice Astronaut Lunar Field Exploration Training
Spence Heliophysics and Lunar Science Goals of NASA'S Cosmic Ray Telescope for the Effects of Radiation Aboard the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter
Stoker The Scientific Rationale and Technical Approach for Drilling on the Moon and Mars
Van Cleve Preparing the Ground for a Helium-3 Economy from a Polar Lunar Outpost
Weinberg Global Lunar Geophysical Science
Zawodny Quantifying the Processes that Control the Distribution of Dust in the Moon's Atmosphere
Print Only White Papers
First Author Title
Adams The Ionizing Radiation Environment for Exploration
Allen Sample curation at a lunar outpost
Brandt Imaging of the Heliospheric Boundary
Buehler In situ mapping the lunar surface and subsurface
Crawford Exploring the basaltic lava flows of Oceanus Procellarum: Valuable (nonpolar) lunar science facilitated by a renewed human presence on the Moon
Freund Large impact-generated current pulses and a re-evaluation of the magnetic signature around lunar impact craters
Goodman Observations of Lightning on Earth from the Lunar Surface
Grimm Dielectric spectroscopy mapping of subsurface ice on the Moon
Harrison The Oldest Earth and Moon Rocks
Hollerman Generation of Measurable Current Caused by Lunar Impacts
Johnson Development of the Raman/Champ instrument for lunar resource identification
Levine Quantifying the Impact of Human Activities on the Density, Structure and Chemical Composition of the Moon's Atmosphere
Maule Rapid On-site Science Operations and Human-Robot Interactions at Lunar and Mars Analogue Sites
McNamara Concepts and Benefits of Lunar Core Drilling
Nozette The strategic value of robotic precursors to human lunar polar exploration
Ozima Comparative study of near- and far-side lunar soils: Toward the understanding early evolution of the Earth
Santos Astrobiology on the Moon
Suess Composition of the Solar Wind
Traub Exoplanet and Earth-climate science from the Moon