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September 7-13, 2015 / Vol 34, No 36 / Hawai`i Island, USA

4 Sep 2015, 20:06 UTC
September 7-13, 2015 / Vol 34, No 36 / Hawai`i Island, USA
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Galaxy Forum and Lunar Deep Space Conference Align in Beijing

International Lunar Observatory Association (ILOA) is launching, supporting and collaborating with projects around the world to propel human civilization to the Moon for good, and for all. Galaxy Forum China 2015 – Astronomy from the Moon: Further Establishing the New Frontier – on Wednesday 9 September 2015 at National Astronomical Observatories, Chinese Academy of Sciences (NAOC), with participation of Beijing’s leading scientists and educators, features: Prof. Jianyan Wei LUT and SVOM Principal Investigator, NAOC; Steve Durst Founding Director of ILOA, Publisher and Editor of Space Age Publishing Co.; Dr. R. Pierre Martin Assistant Prof. of Astronomy, Univ. of Hawaii, ILOA Lunar Astronomy Team; Dr. Jing Wang Astronomer, LUT Scientist, NAOC. ILOA is collaborating with the NAOC Lunar Ultraviolet Telescope (LUT) at Sinus Iridum / Mare Imbrium 44°N 20°W aboard the China Chang’e-3 Moon Lander, the first spacecraft to land on the Moon in almost 40 years and the only spacecraft operating on the lunar surface. Moon South Pole is as exciting and enriching a new frontier as Humans on Mars or trillion dollar asteroids, and much closer in time and space. Chinese Academy of Sciences is also hosting a separate ...

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