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Galaxy Forum New York - Scarsdale 2012

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Galaxy Forum New York - Scarsdale 2012

  1. 1. Space Age Publishing Company International Lunar Observatory Association Galaxy Forum Architecture Mission: Advance 21st Century Education worldwide to provide greater global awareness, capabilities and action in Galaxy science, exploration and enterprise. Locations: Venues & Partners: California, USA Silicon Valley, The Tech Museum Hawaii, USA Imiloa, Onizuka, CFHT, Kansas, USA Cosmosphere, Ad Astra Kansas Vancouver, Canada MacMillan, CSA Beijing, China NAOC, CNSA Shanghai, China SHAO, CNSA Bangalore, India JNP, BASE, ISRO, Prague, Czech Republic CTU, Czech Academy of Sciences, Tokyo, Japan Miraikan, NAOJ, JAXA New York, USA SHS, Hayden Planetarium Cape Town, South AfricaSAAO, ASSA, IAU-OAD Expanding in 2012-2014 to Europe, Southeast Asia, South America, Antarctica
  2. 2. Space Age Publishing Company International Lunar Observatory Association International Lunar Observatory Association (ILOA) May 2012 Activities Galaxy First Light Imaging & Exploration Steve Durst ILOA / Space Age Publishing Company Hawai`i and California, USA     Galactic / Inter-Stellar Earth – Moon / Inter-Global Hawaiian Multi-Functional
  3. 3. Space Age Publishing Company International Lunar Observatory Association ILOA - 4 Missions ILO-1 Polar Mission (NET 2015) ILO-X Precursor Mission (NLT 2014) ILO – Chang'e 3 Galaxy Imaging (2013) ILO Human Service Mission
  4. 4. ILO-1: Observation & Communication From the Lunar South Pole
  5. 5. Space Age Publishing Company International Lunar Observatory Association Lunar South Pole – Kaguya
  6. 6. International Lunar Observatory Association Space Age Publishing Company Primary and Secondary ILO Mission Objectives:            First Light Galaxy Imaging Initial landing site observation, local surveillance Earth observations: albedo, geocorona, etc. Search for Earth-like planets Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence (SETI) Analyze interstellar molecules to determine origin of Solar System VLF observation Observe signs of life on Mars, Europa, Titan, etc. Search for dangerous NEOs Sun-Earth observations, solar storm warnings More
  7. 7. Space Age Publishing Company International Lunar Observatory Association ILO Galaxy First Light Imaging
  8. 8. Space Age Publishing Company International Lunar Observatory Association Why Galaxy Education, Consciousness & Awareness Are Important for the 21st Century:      General Education – for primary, secondary higher, and highest education: Knowledge, understanding of humanity’s place in the Universe – our Milky Way Galaxy occupies a mid-position domain between Solar System finiteness and Cosmos infinity Higher Education: Astrophysics / Astronomy – Galaxy studies internationally are of increasing interest and value; study of our local stellar neighborhood for familiarity; center / central 10 parsecs with supermassive black hole is most dynamic region of Milky Way History of Human Civilization / Archaeoastronomy NASA, World Space Agencies – 21st Century Program and Policy Development Advance through Galaxy understanding Galacticity – may be as important for the 21st Century, as is Relativity to 20th
  9. 9. Space Age Publishing Company International Lunar Observatory Association ILO Imaging Galaxy Center *** 21st Century EarthRise Photo : 1968 / Apollo 8 *** 20th Century
  10. 10. Space Age Publishing Company International Lunar Observatory Association ILO-X: Precursor Mission
  11. 11. “Single-planet species don’t last” Gemini Astronaut, Apollo Moonworker, Space Shuttle Commander John Young “Our only chance of long-term survival is not to remain lurking on planet Earth, but to spread out into space.” Theoretical physicist, cosmologist, and author, Professor Stephen Hawking
  12. 12. SHS Students Participating in ILO-X SHS Computer Lab ILO-X Web Interface Instructions Content Communications Link ILO-X on the Moon
  13. 13. Space Age Publishing Company International Lunar Observatory Association ILO Human Service Mission
  14. 14. Space Age Publishing Company International Lunar Observatory Association A Global / Interglobal Mission
  15. 15. Space Age Publishing Company International Lunar Observatory Association International Lunar Observatory Association  ILOA to be Based in Hawai`i  Center of Pacific Hemisphere  Global Support Centers Maintain Hawai`i Preeminence in Astrophysics for Next 100 Years 
  16. 16. Space Age Publishing Company International Lunar Observatory Association Mauna Kea Summit Observatories 30m Telescope (TMT)    4206 meters / 13,796 feet elevation – tallest mountain in Pacific Ocean Global center of Earth-based astronomy 14 nations represented – Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, France, Japan, The Netherlands, Taiwan, United Kingdom, Hawaii / USA, India, China
  17. 17. Space Age Publishing Company International Lunar Observatory Association ALOHA! For more information about the ILO / ILOA, contact: Space Age Publishing Company 65-1230 Mamalahoa Highway, D-20 Kamuela, HI 96743 Phone 808-885-3473 Fax 808-885-3475 Email news@spaceagepub.com Web http://www.spaceagepub.com ILO Association 65-1230 Mamalahoa Highway, D-20 Kamuela, HI 96743 Phone 808-885-3474 Fax 808-885-3475 Email info@iloa.org Web http://www.iloa.org Keep up with our global events: galaxyforum.org Follow us on Twitter: @spacecalendar

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