Thursday Morning, October 4, 2007


Moderators:  Brad Jolliff, Washington University, and Charles Shearer, University of New Mexico


8:00 a.m.

Exploring the Moon with Samples. Scientific and Exploration Importance of Sample Return and Buying Down Risk and Cost of Sample Return Missions

Charles Shearer

University of New Mexico

8:30 a.m.

The Lunar Collection:  Status and the Future

Gary Lofgren

NASA Johnson Space Center

9:00 a.m.

Lunar Sample Return:  Reprise

Harrison Schmitt

University of Wisconsin

9:30 a.m.

Future of Lunar Sample Return:  Robotics, Humans, and Robotic-Human Partnerships

Jeff Taylor

University of Hawai'i

10:00 a.m.

Management of Future Lunar Samples:  Back to Basics

Dean Eppler

NASA Johnson Space Center

10:30 a.m.

Automated Subsurface Sample Acquisition Technologies for Lunar Exploration

Kiel Davis

Honeybee Robotics

11:00 a.m.

Panel Q&A Discussion



12:00 noon