Stanford On The Moon Symposium
Cypress Room, 2nd
Floor Tresidder Memorial
Welcome to Attendees - Opening Statement: Stanford On The Moon – How it all began
Stanford On The Moon Update: Review progress since last year
¡ Long term goals for 2015
What would be significant and reasonable goals for a Stanford presence on the Moon 2015?
¡ Goals for Stanford On The Moon Conference – October 2005
¡ Development of Infrastructure that will enable communication and fundraising activities
- Updates to members via Email
- Decision making – executive committee
- Define project goals
- Define fundraising goals
- How to implement / manage fundraising
- Define interface with related facilities, such as the Overseas Studies Program
Presentations of Lunar Missions / Projects
¶ Bob Twiggs and Bruce Lusignan
Stanford Professor Bob Twiggs, of the Space Systems Development Laboratory (SSDL) is an internationally recognized pioneer in the development of small, low-cost satellites or CubeSats.
Stanford Associate Professor Bruce Lusignan, of the Electrical Engineering Department, designs and introduces advanced communications and space systems, in addition to directing an international effort for cooperative exploration of Mars.
¶ Mark A. Cappelli
Stanford Associate Professor Mark A. Cappelli, of the Thermosciences Division, Department of Mechanical Engineering, specializes in plasma propulsion and is secretary of the Electric Propulsion Technical Committee of the American Institute for Aeronautics and Astronautics.
¶ Dennis Laurie – TransOrbital, Inc.
Dennis Laurie is president and CEO of TransOrbital, Inc. which has developed TrailBlazer, the first fully licensed commercial lunar mission. TrailBlazer is a lunar orbiter which will transmit 90 days of live feed video featuring EarthRise, as well as produce the most detailed lunar mapping to date.
¶ Claudio Maccone
Member of the
SpaceDev has generated considerable interest as a propulsion system supplier for SpaceShipOne and recipient of NASA contracts. SpaceDev is currently developing an International Lunar Observatory for Lunar Enterprise Corporation, a subsidiary of Space Age Publishing Company. Founder / CEO Jim Benson has more than 30 years of high-tech entrepreneurial and management experience.
Recommendations and Closing Discussion
No Host Luncheon at the Coffee House, Tresidder
Hall Thruster Demonstration, Room 520