Space and Planetary Sciences(P)
Session Sub CategoryPlanetary Sciences
Session IDP-PS08
TitleLunar science and exploration
Short titleLunar science and exploration
Main ConvenerNameHiroshi Nagaoka
AffiliationWaseda Univ.
Co-Convener 1NameTomokatsu Morota
AffiliationGraduate School of Environmental Studies, Nagoya University
Co-Convener 2NameMasaki N Nishino
AffiliationInstitute for Space-Earth Environmental Research, Nagoya University
Co-Convener 3NameChikatoshi Honda
AffiliationThe University of Aizu
ScopeScientific data sets acquired by not only Japanese lunar mission SELENE (Kaguya), but also other countries' missions, have become new standard for lunar science. Analyses of these data have been providing several new knowledge and changing some hypotheses into the truth of the Moon. In concurrence with these studies, some countries including Japan are planning future lunar missions. In this session, we will discuss scientific results based on newly acquired lunar data, strategy for future missions including SLIM, and theoretical and experimental studies for lunar science.
Type of presentationOral and Poster presentation
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