345 T108. Living on a Dusty Moon
(GSA Planetary Geology Division; GSA Geology and Health Division)

Thursday, 9 October 2008: 8:00 AM
George R. Brown Convention Center, 310AD
Presiding:
Sarah K. Noble , Doug Rickman and Doug Stoeser
8:00 AM
Formation of Lunar Dust: Unique Properties for a Human Outpost
Lawrence A. Taylor, University of Tennessee
8:15 AM
New Insights into the Composition and Texture of Lunar Regolith Using Ultrafast Automated Electron-Beam Analysis
Doug Rickman, NASA; Susan J. Wentworth, NASA Johnson Space Center; Christian M. Schrader, BAE Systems-MSFC; Doug Stoeser, USGS; Pieter W.S.K. Botha, Intellection Corporation; Alan R. Butcher, Intellection Pty Ltd; Hanna E. Horsch, Intellection Pty Ltd; Aukje Benedictus, Intellection Pty Ltd; Paul Gottlieb, Intellection Pty Ltd; David McKay, NASA Johnson Space Ctr
8:30 AM
Ultrafast Phase Mapping of Thin-Sections from An Apollo 16 Drive Tube a New Visualisation of Lunar Regolith
Pieter W.S.K. Botha, Intellection Corporation; Alan R. Butcher, Intellection Pty Ltd; Hanna Horsch, Intellection Pty Ltd; Doug Rickman, NASA; Susan J. Wentworth, NASA Johnson Space Center; Christian M. Schrader, BAE Systems-MSFC; Doug Stoeser, USGS; Aukje Benedictus, Intellection Pty Ltd; Paul Gottlieb, Intellection Pty Ltd; David McKay, NASA Johnson Space Ctr
8:45 AM
Electrostatic Charging of Lunar Dust by UV Photoelectric Emissions and Solar Wind Electrons
Mian M. Abbas, NSSTC/Marshall Space Flight Center; Dragana Tankosic, UAH; James F. Spann, NASA-MSFC; Andre C. LeClair, MSFC-NASA; Michael J. Dube, NASA-Goddard Space Flight Center
9:00 AM
Some Expected Characteristics of Lunar Dust: A Geological View Applied to Engineering
Kenneth W. Street Jr, NASA-GRC; Christian M. Schrader, BAE Systems-MSFC; Doug Rickman, NASA
9:15 AM
Radiation Shielding Properties of Lunar Soil and Soil Simulant
Jack Miller, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory; Lawrence Taylor, Department of Earth & Planetary Sciences; Lawrence Heilbronn, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory; Cary Zeitlin, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory; Michael DiGiuseppe, Northrop Grumman Corporation; Gerald Sanders, NASA-Johnson Space Center
9:30 AM
9:45 AM
Lunar Dust Effects on Spacesuit Systems: Insights from the Apollo Spacesuits
R. Christoffersen, SAIC, Code KR, NASA Johnson Space Center; J.F. Lindsay, Lunar and Planetary Institute; S.K. Noble, NASA Headquarters; J.A. Lawrence, Marshall University
10:00 AM
Physical and Biological Hazards of Lunar Dust and Their Impact on Habitat and Space Suit Design
Bonnie L. Cooper, NASA Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center/Oceaneering Space Systems; David S. McKay, NASA Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center; John T. James, NASA Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center; William T. Wallace, Universities Space Research Association; Lawrence A. Taylor, University of Tennessee at Knoxville; Chiu-Wing Lam, NASA Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center
10:15 AM
Pulmonary Implications of Lunar Mineral Dust
Edward Postlethwaite, University of Alabama at Birmingham; Carol A. Ballinger, University of Alabama at Birmingham; Giuseppe Squadrito, University of Alabama at Birmingham
10:30 AM
In-Vitro Physiologically Based Extraction Tests of Lunar Regolith Simulants
Geoffrey S. Plumlee, U.S. Geological Survey; Suzette A. Morman, U.S. Geological Survey; Gregory P. Meeker, U.S. Geological Survey; Heather A. Lowers, US Geological Survey; Stephen A. Wilson, U.S. Geol Survey; Douglas B. Stoeser, US Geol Survey; Douglas L. Rickman, NASA
10:45 AM
Decay of Activity Induced by Solar Wind Implantation of Lunar Mineral Analogs
Kimberly Kuhlman, Planetary Science Institute; Kumar Sridharan, University of Wisconsin; Yun Chen, University of Wisconsin; Daniel Garrison, NASA Johnson Space Center; David McKay, NASA Johnson Space Ctr; Lawrence Taylor, University of Tennessee
11:00 AM
Analysis of Lunar Highland Regolith Samples from Apollo 16 Drive Core 64001/2 and Lunar Regolith Simulants An Expanding Comparative Database
Christian M. Schrader, BAE Systems-MSFC; Doug Rickman, NASA; Doug Stoeser, USGS; Susan J. Wentworth, NASA Johnson Space Center; Pieter W.S.K. Botha, Intellection Corporation; Alan R. Butcher, Intellection Pty Ltd; Hanna Horsch, Intellection Pty Ltd; Aukje Benedictus, Intellection Pty Ltd; Paul Gottlieb, Intellection Pty Ltd; David McKay, NASA Johnson Space Ctr
11:15 AM
Adsorption of Water on JSC-1a Lunar Simulant Samples
Uwe Burghaus, North Dakota State University; John Goering, North Dakota State University; Shweta Sah, North Dakota State University; Kenneth W. Street Jr, NASA-GRC
11:30 AM
Industrial-Scale Production of Lunar Simulant Components
Michael Weinstein, Zybek Advanced Products, Inc
11:45 AM
The LHT (Lunar Highlands Type) Regolith Simulant Series
Douglas Stoeser, USGS; Steve Wilson, U.S. Geological Survey; Michael Weinstein, Zybek Avanced Products, Inc; Douglas L. Rickman, NASA; Heather Lowers, U.S. Geological Survey; Gregory Meeker, U.S. Geological Survey; Christian Schrader, NASA; Carole McLemore, NASA; John Fikes, NASA
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