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Space Exploration

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19:30 – 21:30 10 May 2010
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Fownes Hotel, City Walls Road, Worcs WR1 2AP

Speakers: David Barnes, Aberystwyth University

Free event - no tickets, just turn up. All welcome.
The challenges for missions such as the Beagle 2 Mars Lander, the NASA Mars Exploration Rovers (MER), and the Phoenix Lander will be described. Details of the future ESA Mars mission, "ExoMars", will be explained, presenting the robotic involvement of Aberystwyth University, and the severe difficulties facing furure planetary exploration vehicles. The proposed BeagleNET mission and the use of aerobots will be discussed.

Event type: Lecture/Talk
Organised by: Midland Branch/IET
Contact details: John Beale: 01684-895548 / john.beale@physics.org
Dr Alan C Smith: 01684-569503 / alancsmith@physics.org

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19:30 – 21:30 10 May 2010
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