Highlights from ICEUM4, the 4th International Conference on the Exploration and Utilisation of the Moon

Citation
Bh. Foing et al., Highlights from ICEUM4, the 4th International Conference on the Exploration and Utilisation of the Moon, EARTH MOON, 85-6, 2001, pp. 133-142
Citations number
35
Language
INGLESE
art.tipo
Article
Categorie Soggetti
Space Sciences
Journal title
EARTH MOON AND PLANETS
ISSN journal
0167-9295 → ACNP
Volume
85-6
Year of publication
2001
Pages
133 - 142
Database
ISI
SICI code
0167-9295(2001)85-6:<133:HFIT4I>2.0.ZU;2-B
Abstract
The Fourth International Conference on the Exploration and Utilisation of t he Moon (ICEUM4) at ESTEC in July 2000 was organised by the International L unar Exploration Working Group (ILEWG) and ESA. The conference had a broad content including future missions such as ESA's SMART-1 mission and the Jap anese Lunar-A and SELENE projects, technology support for these missions, t he recent advances in science of the Moon, human development of the Moon, a nd public outreach. The proceedings of the conference have been published a s ESA Publication ESA SP-462 and an official declaration from the conferenc e has been constructed from recommendations made by task groups set up at t he conference. The declaration will be used as a focus for the efforts of t he Lunar Explorers Society (LUNEX), which was founded during the meeting. P rogress will be reported at ICEUM5, to be held as part of the World Space C ongress in Houston in October 2002.