PS2.6

Mars Science & Exploration
Oral Programme
 / Fri, 24 Apr, 08:30–12:00  / 13:30–19:00  / Room 16
Poster Programme
 / Attendance Thu, 23 Apr, 17:30–19:00  / Halls X/Y
The Mars Science and Exploration session will address results from all ongoing missions to Mars, as well as the future exploration of the Red Planet. In particular: (1) recent scientific investigations concerning the deep interior and subsurface structure; the surface morphology, geology, geochemistry and mineralogy; the atmospheric composition, dynamics and climate; the ionospheric environment and its interaction with the solar wind; Phobos investigations; and also water occurrence, astrobiology and habitability issues. (2) scientific goals and experiments for long-term planned or proposed activities on Mars, including precursor robotic missions, Mars sample return missions and future human exploration.