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Measurements and Models at the Surface of Mars
Date: Monday, June 20, 2011 Time: 9:00am - 12:30pm Location: Caltech Speaker: Ray Arvidson, Jose Andrade, Karl Iagnemma
Interested researchers are invited to attend this short course is being held in conjunction with the KISS study "xTerramechanics: Integrated Simulation of Planetary Surface Missions."
Interested researchers are invited to attend a Keck Institute for Space Studies (KISS) half-day short course entitled "Measurements and Models at the Surface of Mars."
This short course is being held in conjunction with the KISS study "xTerramechanics: Integrated Simulation of Planetary Surface Missions."
This short course will review the methods for measuring and modeling surface interactions on non-terrestrial environments. The focus will be on soil mechanics and terramechanics techniques for assessing robot mobility over unknown terrains.
Professor Ray Arvidson, Washington University - "Current State of the Art in Surface Measurements for Martian Geology"
Professor Jose Andrade, Caltech - "Current Methods for Surface Interaction Modeling - Soil Mechanics"
Professor Karl Iagnemma, MIT - "Current Methods for Surface Interaction Modeling - Engineers"
The short course will be videotaped and made available on the KISS website within two weeks after the workshop is completed.
Seating is limited and is available on a first come, first served basis - and no fee or registration is required. An informal lunch is provided for all short course attendees.