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Accession Number N20130009175
Title Notional Example of Understanding Human Exploration Traverses on the Lunar Surface.
Publication Date Jan 2012
Media Count 10p
Personal Author J. Gruener
Abstract Mr. Gruener received an M.S. in physical science, with an emphasis in planetary geology, from the University of Houston-Clear Lake in 1994. He then began working with NASA JSC.s Solar System Exploration Division on the development of prototype planetary science instruments, the development of a mineral-based substrate for nutrient delivery to plant growth systems in bio-regenerative life support systems, and in support of the Mars Exploration Rover missions in rock and mineral identification. In 2004, Mr. Gruener again participated in a renewed effort to plan and design missions to the Moon, Mars, and beyond. He participated in many exploration planning activities, including NASA.s Exploration Systems Architecture Study (ESAS), Global Exploration Strategy Workshop, Lunar Architecture Team 1 and 2, Constellation Lunar Architecture Team, the Global Point of Departure Lunar Exploration Team, and the NASA Advisory Council (NAC) Workshop on Science Associated with the Lunar Exploration Architecture. Mr. Gruener has also been an active member of the science team supporting NASA's Desert Research and Technology Studies (RATS).
Keywords Life support systems
Lunar exploration
Lunar surface
Mars exploration
Mars missions
Moon
Planetary geology
Space exploration
Systems engineering
Vegetation growth

 
Source Agency National Aeronautics and Space Administration
NTIS Subject Category 54A - Astrogeology
84B - Extraterrestial Exploration
Corporate Author National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Houston, TX. Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center.
Document Type Conference proceedings
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1319
Contract Number N/A

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