Program for ISDC 2006

April 5, 2006

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Here is the finalized program for Space Studies Institute’s track at ISDC 2006.
Thursday May 4, 2006
2:00 P.M.
Klaus Heiss: The Shuttle Decision Revisited and the Jamestown Proposal
2:30 P.M.
Lee Valentine: A Space Roadmap: a Profitable, Incremental Approach to Space Industrialization and Space Settlement
3:00 P.M.
Red Whittaker: The Grand Challenge and Recent Advances in Space Robotics
4:00 P.M.
Niklas Jarvstrat: Building a Self Reliant Moon Colony
4:30 P.M.
Alex Freundlich et al: Turning the Moon into A Solar Photovoltaic Paradise
Peter Schubert: Synergistic Construction Mechanisms for Habitats in Space Environs
Al Globus: Kalpana One: A New Space Colony Design
Friday May 5, 2006
3:00 P.M.-5:00 P.M.
Gary Barnhard: Architecting the Future
Masse Bloomfield: Space – The Endless Frontier
Brian Enke: The Medusa Approach to Mars Exploration and Settlement
Pamela Conrad: Making the Vision Real: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Space Exploration
Sherry E. Bell: Evolutionary Psychology and Its Implications for the Future of Humans in Space
5:00 P.M.
Pascal Lee: Astronaut Training for Moon and Mars Surface
5:30 P.M.
Greg Allison: Human Destiny – Why We Must Choose to Settle Space Now to Survive
Saturday May 6, 2006
2:00 P.M.
Hirdy Miyamoto: Granular materials on the surface of the small asteroid Itokawa: Initial results of the Japanese Hayabusa mission
2:30 P.M.
Jeff Kargel: Martian resources supporting expansion of a self-sustaining Mars outpost
3:00 P.M.
Phil Sadler: Thermal Well for ISRU Water Extraction from Lunar/Martian Permafrost
3:30 P.M.
James Dohm et al.: Tier-scalable Reconnaissance To Test Overarching Geological Theories and Locate Prime Targets on Mars
4:00 P.M.
Wolfgang Fink et al.: Tier-Scalable Reconnaissance for Remote Planetary Exploration
4:30 P.M.
Roberto Furfaro: Autonomy in Planetary Exploration: Fuzzy Expert System for Tier-Scalable Reconnaissance
5:00 P.M.
William Jewell: A Proposal for an All Biological CELSS: Phase 2 of the Cornell/SSI Collaboration
Sunday May 7, 2006
11:00 A.M.
Giorgio Gaviraghi: Artificial Planets
11:30 A.M.
Phil Putman: An Orbiting Magnetic Arrest System for Rocket-free Transportation to Earth Orbit

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