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16 November : Event - New Insights for Enabling In Situ Resource Utilization (ISRU) of Lunar Water
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New Insights for Enabling In Situ Resource Utilization (ISRU) of Lunar Water

CLB.PNL-44
Tuesday, 16 November 13:00 - 14:30 PST (UTC-8)
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What will it take to design solutions that can find and use water on the moon to establish a permanent human presence? What are the distinct technological challenges at each step, and how far are we from proof-of-concept? This panel discussion will include experts from each of the major segments of lunar water utilization, including prospecting, extraction, and resource production.

Co-Moderator: Steven Shepard, Senior Program Manager, Power & Propulsion, Directed Energy, Lockheed Martin

Co-Moderator: Adam Marcinkowski, ISRU R&D Lead, Advanced Programs, Lockheed Martin Space

Daniel Faber, CEO and Founder, Orbit Fab

Elizabeth Frank, Chief Scientist, First Mode

Leslie Gertsch, Senior Research Investigator, Energetic Materials, Rock Characterization, and Geomechanics Research Center, Missouri University of Science and Technology

George Sowers, former Chief Scientist, United Launch Alliance; and Professor of Practice, Colorado School of Mines

Adam Weber, Staff Scientist and Leader, Energy Conversion Group, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

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Steven Shepard - Lockheed Martin Space, Organizer

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