The public is invited to get an overview of the current progress of Hawaii-based International Lunar Observatory Association science and education missions to the moon at a Galaxy Forum from 4 to 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 18, at Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope Headquarters in Waimea.
The program, “ILOA Moon Missions/Hawaii Culture and Exploration in the 21st Century,” will be presented at the facility at 65-1238 Mamalahoa Highway. Here are the topics:
— “Hawaii Culture and Exploration” presentation by Kimo Pihana and ohana;
— Chang’e-3 principal investigator Jianyan Wei, Moon Express CEO Bob Richards, and possible ILO-1 and Human Moon Mission presentations, and
— Update and introduction on the planned Thirty-Meter Telescope project by Sandra Dawson.
There will be interactive panel discussions with invited speakers.
“As the ILOA looks upward to the stars and forward to the future, we ask for your participation and guidance in helping to achieve the highest standards of excellence in Hawaii education, enterprise and exploration,” said a spokesman. To join in the free Galaxy Education gathering, please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or 885-3474.
ILOA is an interglobal enterprise incorporated as a nonprofit in Hawaii to advance human knowledge of the cosmos through observation from our moon.