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    Title

    Mars Exploration – Science, Instruments and Technologies

    Description

    The planet Mars is being explored now and in the coming years with multiple robotic missions from a variety of nations. This session will cover science, instruments and technologies for Mars missions including expected experiments. Papers on any aspects of the search for evidence or extinct Martian life, and forward and backward contamination are particularly welcome.

    Date

    2024-10-16

    Time

    15:00

    Room

    Space Hall 1

    IPC members
    • Co-Chair: Mr. Vincenzo Giorgio, Thales Alenia Space Italia, Italy;

    • Co-Chair: Mr. Pierre W. Bousquet, Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales (CNES), France;

    • Rapporteur: Mrs. Amalia Ercoli Finzi, Politecnico di Milano, Italy;

    • Rapporteur: Ms. Cheryl L.B. Reed, Northrop Grumman Corporation, United States;

    papers

    Order

    Time

    Paper title

    Mode

    Presentation status

    Speaker

    Affiliation

    Country

    1

    15:00

    Mars Sample Return – Status of the Earth Return Orbiter Mission

    12

    confirmed

    Mr. Tiago Loureiro

    European Space Agency (ESA)

    The Netherlands

    2

    15:12

    Keeping it Simple: A Single Launch Mars Sample Return Mission Concept

    12

    confirmed

    Mr. Benjamin Donahue

    The Boeing Company

    United States

    3

    15:24

    Rendezvous with orbiting Mars samples -- System design and operations approach.

    12

    confirmed

    Ms. Kelly Geelen

    ESA - European Space Agency

    The Netherlands

    4

    15:36

    sample transfer arm for mars sample return mission

    12

    confirmed

    Dr. Francesco Cavenago

    Leonardo S.p.A

    Italy

    5

    15:48

    Architecture and Development of a Mission Compliant Robotic Sample Pickup Arm System for Mars Sample Return Campaign

    12

    confirmed

    Mr. Ricardo Sanchez Ibanez

    Airbus Defence and Space Ltd

    United Kingdom

    6

    16:00

    Design and Implementation of Radio Open-loop Signal Extracting (ROSE) Software for Mars Exploration

    12

    confirmed

    Dr. Lue Chen

    Beijing Aerospace Control Center (BACC)

    China

    7

    16:12

    bridging the gap: exploring the challenges and opportunities of earth-mars communication

    12

    confirmed

    Ms. Hoda Elmegharbel

    Egyptian Space Agency (EgSA)

    Egypt

    8

    16:24

    The Mars Oxygen ISRU Experiment: Control Methods and Steps Towards Autonomous Propellant Production on Mars

    12

    confirmed

    Mr. Kyle Horn

    Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

    United States

    9

    16:36

    BESIDES (BiomolEcular SIgnature DEtection System): a lab-on-chip-based analytical platform for life biomarkers detection in astrobiology investigations

    12

    confirmed

    Prof. Mara Mirasoli

    Alma Mater Studiorum - University of Bologna

    Italy

    10

    16:48

    Evolution of Robotics GNC Technology in Airbus for Planetary Exploration Missions

    12

    confirmed

    Mr. Róbert Marc

    Airbus Defence and Space

    United Kingdom

    11

    17:00

    A collaborative robotic system for entering and mapping Martian caves

    5

    confirmed

    Ms. Venkata Aakanksha Devaguptapu

    Cranfield University, Cranfield UK

    United Kingdom

    12

    17:05

    Cost-Effective Autonomous Navigation Systems for Martian Rovers: Insights from Student Competitions

    5

    Mr. DHRUV JOHRI

    University of Technology Sydney (UTS)

    Australia

    13

    17:10

    phase-a design of a mars exploration aerial vehicle

    5

    confirmed

    Prof. Antonio Viviani

    Università degli Studi della Campania "Luigi Vanvitelli"

    Italy

    14

    17:15

    Proposal for the design of a hexapod robot with flight capability for the exploration of difficult terrain on Mars

    5

    confirmed

    Mr. Alejandro José Agapito Quiñones

    Universidad Nacional de Ingeniería (Lima, Perù)

    Peru

    15

    17:20

    Development and performance of a downhole module for Martian deep drilling and excavation

    5

    confirmed

    Dr. Krzysztof Bzdyk

    School of Engineering, University of Glasgow

    United Kingdom

    16

    17:25

    Enhanced MADDPG with Energy Awareness for Cooperative Path Planning of UAV and UGV on Mars

    5

    confirmed

    Dr. mahya ramezani

    University of Luxembourg

    Luxembourg

    17*

    17:30

    Planetary protection trades and lessons learned from designing Mars Sample Return’s Capture, Containment & Return System

    12

    confirmed

    Dr. Giuseppe Cataldo

    National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Goddard Space Flight Center

    United States

    18*

    17:30

    Analysis of the Earth Entry System Release Accuracy for Mars Sample Return

    12

    confirmed

    Dr. Bruno Sarli

    NASA GSFC

    United States