On June 2nd, 2015 at 4:00pm Dr. Matt Golombek, Senior Research Scientist, will present:
How to Select a Landing Site on Mars
In the past 20 years, five successful landing sites on Mars have been selected based on a wide variety of remote sensing information and ground truth provided by surface observations. This talk will describe the challenges (what you don’t know can hurt you), the responsibilities (are you willing to risk hundreds of millions to billions of dollars on that interpretation?), and the joys (assuming the lander works and your predictions are correct) of selecting landing sites on Mars.
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