The conference has now ended. Watch the archived recordings on the conference website.

The conference is an open international forum gathering scientists, engineers, space exploration professionals and students interested in discussing the status and advancement of the exploration of Mars’ natural satellites, the investigation of other small bodies in relation to Phobos and Deimos, the exploration of Mars itself via its moons, and the importance of exploring these moons for Solar System science.

Special Events
Invited Talks & Keynote Presentations

Monday 18 July 2016, 8:40 am – 9:00 am
Invited Talk
The Origins of Phobos and Deimos: An Overview
Dr Pascal Rosenblatt
Royal Observatory of Belgium

Monday 18 July 2016, 1:00 pm – 1:25 pm
Dr James Green
Director, Planetary Science Division
NASA Headquarters

Monday 18 July 2016, 1:45 pm – 2:00 pm
Invited Talk
Phobos and Deimos as Seen by HRSC on Mars Express
Dr Konrad Willner
DLR – German Aerospace Center

Monday 18 July 2016, 2:00 pm – 2:15 pm
Invited Talk
MAVEN Observations of the Mid- and Far-Ultraviolet Reflectance Spectrum of Phobos
Dr Michael Chaffin
University of Colorado, Boulder

Monday 18 July 2016, 2:15 pm – 2:45 pm
Invited Talk
JAXA’s Mars Moon Exploration (MMX) Mission
Dr Masaki Fujimoto
Japan Aerospace & Exploration Agency

Monday 18 July 2016, 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Invited Talk
Phobos Sample Return: A Study for a Join Russia-ESA Mission to the Moons of Mars
Dr Detlef Koschny
Japan Aerospace & Exploration Agency

Tuesday 19 July 2016, 8:00 am – 9:00 am
Invited Talk
Human Exploration of Phobos
Dr Michael Gernhardt
Chair, Moons of Mars Human Exploration Architecture Team (HAT)
NASA Johnson Space Center

The full conference agenda can be found here.

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