Keynotes - Mars Society

24th Annual International Mars Society Convention - 4 Days


52 Events in AltspaceVR over 4 days

9:00 AM Dr. Robert Zubrin, President, The Mars Society - Reaching Mars this Decade

9:30 AM Bruce Banerdt, NASA JPL - Mars InSight Mission Update

10:00 AM Omran Sharaf, Director & Project Mgr, UAE Mars Hope - Mission Update

10:30 AM Vera Mulyani, CEO & Founder, Mars City Design

11:00 AM Dr. Nathaniel Putzig - Exploring for Underground Ice on Mars

11:30 AM Dr. David Poston, Los Alamos National Lab - Space Nuclear Power

12:00 PM Karl Stapelfeldt, NASA Chief Scientist - Search for Exoplanets with Telescopes

12:30 PM Alfredo Munoz - Digital twins of Martian Cities as a new frontier for Space Analogs

The 24th Annual International Mars Society Convention is Thursday-Sunday, October 14-17, 2021. This convention presents a unique opportunity for those interested in the planet Mars to come together and discuss the science, technology, social implications, philosophy and a multitude of other aspects of Mars exploration.

The website is where you can register for additional Zoom sessions that are not in AltspaceVR

More info and session listings are in the hub world, code PDK958

This meeting is interactive. Most of the time the speakers and members are appearing on a Zoom screen. You will be able to grab the mike so you can talk to the people in Zoom.

The Mars Society is the world’s largest and most influential space advocacy organization dedicated to the human exploration and settlement of the planet Mars. Established by Dr. Robert Zubrin and others in 1998, the group works to educate the public, the media and the government on the benefits of exploring Mars and creating a permanent human presence on the Red Planet.

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