4

 

IMPLEMENTATION

 

47

   

 Implementation Options,

 

47

   

 International Context,

 

50

5

 

PRIORITIZED LUNAR SCIENCE CONCEPTS, GOALS, AND RECOMMENDATIONS

 

52

   

 Prioritization of Science Concepts,

 

58

   

 Prioritization of Science Goals,

 

58

   

 Integrated High-Priority Findings and Recommendations,

 

60

6

 

OBSERVATIONS AND SCIENCE POTENTIALLY ENABLED BY THE VISION FOR SPACE EXPLORATION

 

62

   

 Astronomy and Astrophysics,

 

62

   

 Astrobiology,

 

66

   

 Earth Science From or Near the Moon,

 

68

   

 Remote Sensing of Earth From or Near the Moon,

 

68

   

 In Situ Observations of the Variable Sun,

 

69

   

 Heliophysics Observations From or Near the Moon,

 

70

   

 Imaging of Radio Emissions from Solar Coronal Mass Ejections and Solar Flares,

 

70

   

 Imaging of Earth’s Ionosphere and Magnetosphere,

 

70

7

 

CONCEPTS RELATED TO THE IMPLEMENTATION OF SCIENCE

 

74

   

 Concepts Related to Optimal Implementation of Science in the Vision for Space Exploration,

 

74

   

 Concept 1R:  Managing Science in a Program of Human Exploration,

 

74

   

 Concept 2R:  Developing Lunar Mission Plans and Operations,

 

75

   

 Concept 3R:  Identifying and Developing Advanced Technology and Instrumentation,

 

77

   

 Concept 4R:  Updating Lunar Sample Collection Techniques and Curation Capabilities,

 

79

8

 

CONCLUDING REMARKS

 

81

 

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

 

82

 

 

APPENDIXES

 

 

   

 A  Statement of Task

 

85

   

 B  Glossary, Acronyms, and Abbreviations

 

88

   

 C  Public Agendas for Meetings

 

92

   

 D  Lunar Beijing Declaration

 

98

   

 E  Committee Outreach Activities

 

100

   

 F  Biographies of Committee Members and Staff

 

102



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