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October 9-15, 2017 / Vol 36, No 41 / Hawai`i Island, USA

6 Oct 2017, 19:35 UTC
October 9-15, 2017 / Vol 36, No 41 / Hawai`i Island, USA
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First Woman on the Moon Next Steps
at LEAG and SOM

Significant organizations, visionaries and space agencies are focusing on the historic and inspiring event to send the First Woman to the Moon. Lunar Exploration Analysis Group with Chair Clive Neal is hosting its Annual Meeting Oct 10-12 in Columbia MD themed Activities Enabled by Getting to the Lunar Surface and community Workshop Back to the Moon Oct 12-13 with a welcome reception sponsored by Moon Express. LEAG findings will lay out a practical roadmap for enabling a cost-effective Human lunar return while maximizing science and commercial opportunities. A proposal including the First Woman to the Moon could inspire a multinational effort to accelerate a Multi World Civilization and fulfill the spirit of Apollo 11 pledge ‘In Peace For All’. The Stanford on the Moon Conference Oct 13 will feature Loretta Hidalgo Whitesides, Stanford alumna and co-founder of Yuri’s Night and Space Generation Advisory Council, talking on the importance for Women to reach the Moon and if the 1st Woman might be from Stanford. So far 21 NASA Astronauts are from Stanford, 8 are women. NASA has chosen 5 female Astronauts for 2017 candidates: Zena Cardman, Jasmin Moghbeli, Kayla Barron, ...

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