Mars Science and Exploration: The 4th International Conference on Lunar and Deep Space Exploration

The 4th International Conference on Lunar and Deep Space Exploration will take place July 22-24, 2019 in Zhuhai, China.

Abstract deadline: June 7, 2019

The International Conference on Lunar and Deep Space Exploration (LDSE)  is a bi-annual event jointly organized by China National Space Administration (CNSA) and Chinese Academy of Sciences. With the rapid development of lunar and deep space exploration in China in the recent decades, this conference is becoming a major forum in China to discuss ideas and scientific results in planetary exploration. The topics cover all areas in planetary research and road maps, with the focus on exploration missions and related data analysis, ground observations, laboratory experiments, and theoretical work.

The Mars Science and Exploration Sessions include the following themes:

– Geology and Geophysics

– Atmospheres

– Martian Meteorites

– Mars Analog Studies

– Mars Exploration: Past, Present and Future

Updates on the status of China’s Mars Global Remote Sensing Orbiter, Lander and Rover to be launched in 2020, together carrying 12 scientific instruments, will be presented.

Convenor: Prof. Long Xiao

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