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Lunar Surface Science Workshop Themes

Science Payload ConOps

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Instrument Design & Compatibility

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  • 1 Which locations within 6° of the south pole are the highest priority to be visited by crew and why?
  • 2The value of mobility in enhancing the scientific return
  • 3Infrastructure that enables scientific exploration
  • 4How best to engage the scientific community and the public

Themes and Intent for the Lunar Surface Science Workshop

The intent of the workshop is to provide an open forum for the presentation, discussion, and consideration of various concepts, options, capabilities, and innovations to advance scientific discovery on the lunar surface. Discussions will cover a multitude of science disciplines including planetary science (with field geology), astrophysics, Earth observations, heliophysics, and fundamental space biology and human health and performance.

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