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PS2.4

Mars Science and Exploration
Co-Convener: Angelo Pio Rossi 
Oral Programme
 / Wed, 06 Apr, 10:30–12:15  / 13:30–17:15  / Room 31
Poster Programme
 / Attendance Wed, 06 Apr, 17:30–19:00  / Display Wed, 06 Apr, 08:00–19:30  / Hall Z
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 and future human exploration. Particular emphasis will be given to the various missions of the new ESA-NASA Programme of Mars Exploration starting in 2016.
Related events: PS2.2 – Lunar Science and Exploration
Oral Programme
 / Fri, 08 Apr, 08:30–12:15  / Room 31
Poster Programme
 / Attendance Fri, 08 Apr, 13:30–15:00  / Display Fri, 08 Apr, 08:00–17:00  / Hall Z
PS2.7 – Terrestrial and Extraterrestrial Impact Cratering
Oral Programme
 / Mon, 04 Apr, 10:30–12:15  / Room 32
Poster Programme
 / Attendance Mon, 04 Apr, 17:30–19:00  / Display Mon, 04 Apr, 08:00–19:30  / Hall Z
PS8.0 – Habitability in the Solar System: Mars, early Earth, and the outer Solar System
Oral Programme
 / Fri, 08 Apr, 15:30–17:00  / Room 29
Poster Programme
 / Attendance Fri, 08 Apr, 13:30–15:00  / Display Fri, 08 Apr, 08:00–17:00  / Hall Z
<table class="mo_scheduling_string" style="border-collapse: collapse; clear:left;"><tr><td style="vertical-align: top;"><span class="apl_addon_standard_action_link" style="text-decoration: none;">Poster Summaries & Discussions</span>:&nbsp;<a href="https://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EGU2011/session/8419" target="_blank" title="Open PSD46 Details" style="clear:left;">PSD46</a> &nbsp;/ <span class="mo_scheduling_string_time">Thu, 07 Apr, 12:15</span><span class="mo_scheduling_string_time">&ndash;13:00</span> &nbsp;/ <span class="mo_scheduling_string_place" title=""></span> &nbsp;</td></tr></table>