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Galaxy Forum USA 2012 - Steve Durst

  1. 1. GALAXY FORUM USA 2012Silicon Valley / San Jose, California USA Wednesday July 4th 9:30-11:30am The Tech Museum of Innovation
  2. 2. International Lunar Observatory Association (ILOA) July 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. ILOA - 4 MissionsILO-1 Polar Mission ILO-X Precursor Mission(NET 2015) (NLT 2014)ILO – Change 3 Galaxy ILO Human ServiceImaging (2013) Mission
  4. 4. ILO-1: Observation & Communication From the Lunar South Pole
  5. 5. Lunar South Pole – Kaguya
  6. 6. 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. ILO Galaxy First Light Imaging
  8. 8. Why Galaxy Education, Consciousness & Awareness AreImportant 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. ILO Imaging Galaxy Center *** 21st CenturyEarthRise Photo : 1968 / Apollo 8 *** 20th Century
  10. 10. ILO-X: Precursor Mission
  11. 11. High School Students Participating in ILO-XHS Computer Lab ILO-X Web Interface Instructions ContentCommunications Link ILO-X on the Moon
  12. 12. ILO Human Service Mission
  13. 13. Galaxy Forum ArchitectureMission: Advance 21st Century Education worldwide toprovide greater global awareness, capabilities and action inGalaxy science, exploration and enterprise.Locations: Venues & Partners:California, USA Silicon Valley, The Tech MuseumHawaii, USA Imiloa, Onizuka, CFHT,Kansas, USA Cosmosphere, Ad Astra KansasVancouver, Canada MacMillan, CSABeijing, China NAOC, CNSAShanghai, China SHAO, CNSABangalore, India JNP, BASE, ISRO,Prague, Czech Republic CTU, Czech Academy of Sciences,Tokyo, Japan Miraikan, NAOJ, JAXANew York, USA SHS, Hayden PlanetariumCape Town, South Africa SAAO, ASSA, IAU-OADExpanding in 2012-2014 to Europe, Southeast Asia, South America, Antarctica
  14. 14. A Global / Interglobal Mission
  15. 15. International Lunar Observatory Association ILOA to be Based in Hawai`i Center of Pacific Hemisphere Global Support Centers Maintain Hawai`i Preeminence inAstrophysics for Next 100 Years
  16. 16. 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. ALOHA! For more information about the ILO / ILOA, contact: Space Age Publishing Company ILO Association65-1230 Mamalahoa Highway, D-20 65-1230 Mamalahoa Highway, D-20 Kamuela, HI 96743 Kamuela, HI 96743 Phone 808-885-3473 Phone 808-885-3474 Fax 808-885-3475 Fax 808-885-3475 Email news@spaceagepub.com Email info@iloa.org Web http://www.spaceagepub.com Web http://www.iloa.org Keep up with our global events: galaxyforum.org Follow us on Twitter: @spacecalendar

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