Exploring the solar system: in search of the origin of life


In this talk, the objectives and motivations of space exploration missions will be raised., both Mars and other bodies in the solar system, from the point of view of human vs robotic exploration, technical difficulties and potential return of space exploration in general, and Mars in particular, with special attention to the search for life beyond Earth as well as the participation of the University of Valladolid in NASA and ESA projects for the exploration of Mars and its moons.

Perseverance Rover's Descent and Touchdown on Mars (Official NASA Video) – YouTube

Dr. Guillermo Lopez-Reyes is a professor at the University of Valladolid, Scientific Head of Operation of the RLS Instrument of ESA's ExoMars Mission, as a supercam instrument collaborator on the Perseverance rover of NASA's Mars2020 mission, and member of the rax instrument science team of the Japanese Space Agency's MMX mission (Jaxa).

This interesting conference will take place on Wednesday 20 April of 2022 to the 12:00 in the Hall of Degrees of the Information Technologies and Telecommunications Building on the Miguel Delibes Campus.

Activity included in the Wednesday Talks program: 2h recognition.

Would you like to work/research by processing data from in-situ observation missions?

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