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Pacific International Space Center for Exploration Systems (PISCES): Vision and Goals. Frank Schowengerdt, Director of PISCES Presented at JUSTSAP/PISCES Symposium November 10, 2008. VISION. An International Research and Education Center Dedicated to Sustaining Life on the Moon and Beyond.

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Pacific international space center for exploration systems pisces vision and goals

Pacific International Space Center for Exploration Systems (PISCES): Vision and Goals

Frank Schowengerdt, Director of PISCES

Presented at JUSTSAP/PISCES Symposium

November 10, 2008


Pacific international space center for exploration systems pisces vision and goals

VISION

An International Research and Education Center Dedicated to Sustaining Life on the Moon and Beyond

An International Research and


Pacific international space center for exploration systems pisces vision and goals

GOALS

  • To Become an Intellectual Leader of Thought to Enable Human Settlement of Space:

    • Create a New Science: Lunar Human Ecology

    • Focus on ISRU, Robotics, Agriculture, Energy, Materials, Engineering and Pertinent Areas of the Biological and Social Sciences

    • Establish a Degree Program in Space Studies at UHH

    • Reach Out to the Local Community and the International Space Community


Lunar human ecology

Lunar Human Ecology

CONSUMABLES

ENERGY

MATERIALS

Pillars of Sustainability

For Humans at a Lunar Settlement


Consumables

Consumables

  • Food Production in Lunar (Hawaiian) Regolith

    • Genetics

    • Hydroponics

    • Environmental Effects

  • Air Production from Lunar (Hawaiian) Regolith

    • Oxygen

    • Nitrogen

    • Water (Hydrogen)

  • Environmental Control and Life Support Systems (ECLSS)

    • Computer Modeling

    • Monitoring


Energy

Energy

  • Collection of Solar Energy on Lunar (Hawaiian) Surface

    • Thermal

    • Photovoltaic

    • Power Beaming

  • Chemical Fuel and Propellant Production from Lunar (Hawaiian) Regolith

  • Bio-Fuel Production from the Lunar (Hawaiian) Regolith


Materials

Materials

  • Production of Construction Materials from the Lunar (Hawaiian) Regolith

    • Hardened Surfaces

    • Bricks

    • Concrete

  • Production of Manufacturing Materials from the Lunar (Hawaiian) Regolith

    • Metals

    • Glasses

    • Ceramics

    • Composites


Education

Education

  • New Courses at UHH (First One Taught Spring 08)

  • New Statewide Degree Program in Space Studies, Based at UHH

  • Potential Undergraduate Engineering at UHH

  • New Professorships at UHH

  • Informal Education Programs, K-12


Outreach

Outreach

  • Programs with Local K-12 Schools

  • Programs with `Imiloa

    • Exhibits

    • Planetarium Shows

    • NASA Public Demonstrations

    • Joint Proposals – “From Oceania to Space: Inspiring the Next Generation of Voyagers” submitted to NASA’s Education Division

  • Partnerships with Universities (CSM MOU)

  • Partnerships with Companies


The human factor

The Human Factor

  • Art

  • Business

  • Culture

  • Economics

  • Ecology

  • Literature

  • Polynesian Voyaging  Space Exploration

  • Pacific Island Settlement  Permanent Presence in Space

  • Sustainable Living on Earth  Sustainable Living on the Lunar Surface


The vision is in sight

The Vision is in Sight


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