3rd Mars 2020 Landing Site Selection Workshop Final Announcement

Dear Colleagues:

The program for the 3rd Landing Site Workshop for the Mars 2020 Rover is now posted at: http://marsnext.jpl.nasa.gov/index.cfm.

The Workshop will be held at the Doubletree Hotel, Monrovia, CA, and will begin at 8:30 am on Wednesday, February 8th, 2017. The meeting will end at noon on Friday, February 10th, 2017.

Additional information about the objectives of the workshop, how to remotely join the meeting, logistical information about the hotel, and an informal registration form (to anticipate attendance) can also be found at: marsnext.jpl.nasa.gov.

There will also be a teleconference to summarize the engineering aspects and analyses of the eight remaining sites on January 31st, 2017 from 10:00 to 12:00 PST. Information on how to dial into that meeting is posted at http://marsnext.jpl.nasa.gov/workshops/wkshp_2017_02.cfm. The associated presentations will also be available by the 31st at this web address.

Please note that only those participants in attendance at the February Workshop will be able to vote on the criteria summarizing the merits of the sites.


John and Matt