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Conference Sessions

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Pilgrims to Mars: An Early 21st Century Mayflower Program - Lowell Wood
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Track 1D

Mars and the Arts

Track 2D

Philosophical Impact of Mars Exploration

Track 3D

Mars Base Technology

Track 4D

Mars and Public Policy

Track 5D

Timekeeping and Calendar Systems for Mars

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Terraforming Mars and Bioartistry

Thomas Quinn

Martian Equality

Richard A Jones

Photovoltaic Power on Mars (revised)

Geoffrey Landis

A Socially Supportable Mars Colonization Program (revised)

Phil Turek

SCDTL Calendar and Clock for Mars

Lance Laspina

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Sport vs Space

James Pruett

The Outward Course of Empire: The Hard, cold …

Marilyn Dudley-Rowley

Design Considerations for a Mars Tractor

Stewart Money

Is there a Short-Term Economic and Social Justification for Human

Robert E. Becker

A Terrestrial Calendar for Mars

Nachum Dershowitz et al

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Sense of the Sacred: The Martian Landscape in Visual Art

Richard Poss

Global Dialogue toward the Genesis of Life on Mars and Beyond

Bruce N. Anderson

Inflatable Structures for a Permanent Martian colony

Jenine Abarbanel

Why NASA Might Never Launch a Manned Mission…

Dr. Fred Kelly

Millennium Mars Calendar

Kandis Elliot and James Graham

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
The Science of Mars in the Arts (updated)

Mike Carroll

The Ethical Ramifications of Discovering Life on Mars

Katherine Osborne

Drilling Operations to Support Human Mars Missions (revised)

Brian Frankie

The Politics of a Mars Colony (revised)

Blaine Thompson

A Mars Proleptic Calendar and Sol-Date Timing Reference

Michael Allison

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Lunch Break
Track 1E

Mission Operations and Autonomous Systems

Track 2E

The Human Need to Explore and the Significance of the Martian Frontier

Track 3E

Options for Producing Power on Mars

Track 4E

Long Range Mobility on Mars

Track 5E

Future Exploration and Mission Concepts

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Mars Mission Operations

Ken Peek

Reassessing the Human Condition: Philosophical Aspects of Mars Exploration

Richard Poss

The Heatpipe Power system: A Near-term, Low-cost Space fission Power Supply

Michael G. Houts et al

Rolling on Martian Air-The Forgotten Axis

W. Klimkiewicz et al

Navigation and Mobility Systems Architecture for …

Pablo Flores

1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
MARSSAT: Assured communication with Mars

Tom Gangale

Martian Exploration and Related Terrestrial Social Returns

Donald Barker et al

Utilizing the Heatpipe Power System on the Surface of Mars

Dave Poston

Design of a Nuclear-Powered Rover for Lunar or Martian Exploration

Holly Trellue et al

A Novel Space Transportation Concept Designed to Minimize the Cost of Mars Settlement…

Stephen B. Heppe

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Using Cots Software for mars Missions

Ned Chapin

Mars Exploration - the Survival of our Civilization

E. G. Petrakakis

Comparison of Mars Surface Power Options

Dr. Ronald J. Lipinski et al

Autonomous Flying Robots-the Next Step for Systematic Mars Exploration

F. Cojocaru and C.D. Sava

Reducing Risk and Complexity of Rover and Robotic

Russell Mellon

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Computerization, Fuzzy Logic and Fault Tolerance

Greg Perugini

The Gen-X Rallying Cry? To Mars! (revised)

George T. Whitesides

Surviving on Mars without Nuclear Energy

Gregory Chamitoff et al

Mars Surface Transportation: Is Flying Cheaper than Building Roads?

Tony Rusi

A Mission to Mars with Two chimpanzees before the First Human Mission to that Planet

Antonio de Morais

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Adjustable Autonomy for Human-Centered Autonomous Systems

Dr. Gregory Dorais

A Shining City on a Higher Hill: Lessons from the Last

Rev. James D. Heiser

Martian Power

Micky Bagdero

Mobility of Large Manned Rovers on Mars

George William Herbert

Modeling and Simulation of a Pressure Feed System Rocket Engine to Use in Mars Ascent Vehicle

J. Miraglia

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Model-based Autonomy for Robust Mars Operations

James Kurien

Benefits of Opening a Frontier

Eldon Gatlin

Fusion and Martian Terraforming

Dr. Mitchell R. Swartz

Long Range Surface Traverses during Early Mars Missions

Frank J. Crary

Methane/Oxygen Rocket Engines for Use of Mars

Russell Joyner

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Automatic Onboard Planning and Scheduling for Deep Space Missions

Kanna Rajan

Civilizations at the Crossroads: The Historical Need to Explore (revised)

Wayne Bowen

A Stepped Approach to the Moon and Mars

Jim Bickford

Rovers and Airplanes on Mars

Paul Swift

Mars Gas Hopper: A key Component for Mars Surface

Robert Zubrin

4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Autonomous Rovers for Human Exploration of Mars

Rich Washington

The Likely Influence of the Martian Frontier on Technological Progress..

Vernard Foley

Affordable Spaceflight

E. Sarmont

Technologies and Concepts for Colonizing Mars (added)

Simon Rowland

The Case for a Mars Base ISRU Refinery (added)

Kelly McMillen

5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Onward to Mars! - Members of the Steering Committee

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