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LCROSS Space Panel
08.11.09
 
International Space University (ISU) Space Studies Program 2009 (SSP09) students and members of the public attended the panel discussion “Lunar Science: from the NASA Lunar Science Institute (NLSI) to the Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite (LCROSS) and Beyond…" at NASA’s Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Calif. on Aug. 11, 2009. A panel of robotics engineers, lunar scientists and spacecraft flight directors gathered to discuss current scientific investigation being done of, on and from the moon.

Speaker at the ISU panel, “Lunar Science: from the NASA Lunar Science Institute (NLSI) to the Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite (LCROSS) and Beyond… Left: Brad Bailey, NASA Lunar Science Institute staff scientist at NASA Ames, served as the panel moderator and opened the discussion by introducing the panelists.

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Speaker at the ISU panel, “Lunar Science: from the NASA Lunar Science Institute (NLSI) to the Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite (LCROSS) and Beyond… Left: Michael Broxton, planetary mapping lead in the Intelligent Robotics Group at NASA Ames.

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Speaker at the ISU panel, “Lunar Science: from the NASA Lunar Science Institute (NLSI) to the Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite (LCROSS) and Beyond… Left: Erin Tranfield, post-doctoral fellow in the Lunar Dust Biotoxicity Laboratory at NASA Ames.

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Speaker at the ISU panel, “Lunar Science: from the NASA Lunar Science Institute (NLSI) to the Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite (LCROSS) and Beyond… Left: John Marmie, LCROSS deputy project manager at NASA Ames.

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Speaker at the ISU panel, “Lunar Science: from the NASA Lunar Science Institute (NLSI) to the Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite (LCROSS) and Beyond… Left: Paul Tompkins, LCROSS flight director at NASA Ames.

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Speaker at the ISU panel, “Lunar Science: from the NASA Lunar Science Institute (NLSI) to the Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite (LCROSS) and Beyond… Left: Mark Shirley, LCROSS payload scientist at NASA Ames.

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Speaker at the ISU panel, “Lunar Science: from the NASA Lunar Science Institute (NLSI) to the Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite (LCROSS) and Beyond… Left: Felipe Hernandez, ISU SSP09 teaching associate, asks the panelists a question.

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Reception from the ISU panel, “Lunar Science: from the NASA Lunar Science Institute (NLSI) to the Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite (LCROSS) and Beyond… Left: After the discussion, panelists and guests gather at a reception.

Photo Credit: NASA/Eric James