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October 2-8, 2017 / Vol 36, No 40 / Hawai`i Island, USA

29 Sep 2017, 20:38 UTC
October 2-8, 2017 / Vol 36, No 40 / Hawai`i Island, USA
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Hawai`i High Tech: International MoonBase Summit and UH Future Focus Innovation Initiative Forum

The inaugural International MoonBase Summit hosted by International MoonBase Alliance at Mauna Lani Hotel, Kamuela, Hawaii October 1-5 will concentrate on establishing a sustainable Human outpost on Moon and building a prototype Moon Base on Hawaii Island. The conference will consist of plenary sessions and working group discussions building on recommendations from Lunar Exploration and Analysis Group, European Lunar Symposium, International Space Development Conference, NewSpace Symposium and International Astronautical Congress. It will feature Henk Rogers, Jim Crisafulli, Bruce Pittman, Rob Kelso, John Hamilton and Dan Rasky. The group will also tour Mauna Kea, Keck Observatory, HI-SEAS habitat on Mauna Loa and potential analog sites for building a 3D-printed prototype Moon Base. The island of Oahu will be host to University of Hawaii Future Focus 2017 Innovation Initiative’s Forum on Astronomy, Space Exploration, Cybersecurity & More on Oct 4-5. Among representatives from academics, NSA, Government, NewSpace and Economic Development sectors, speakers include NASA Astronaut Mike Fincke, Hawaii Governor David Ige, UH President David Lassner, Alaska Aerospace President Craig Campbell, Rocket Lab Executive VP Brad Schneider and ASEAN Executive Director Adelina Kamal. There will also be a panel on ...

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