Astrobiology (general)

39th COSPAR (Committee on Space Research) Scientific Assembly

By Keith Cowing
February 4, 2012

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) together with the Local Organizing Committee, COSPAR – 2012 cordially invites you to attend the 39th COSPAR Scientific Assembly that will take place from 14-22 July 2012 at the Narayana Murthy Centre of Excellence, Mysore, Karnataka, India.

The following sessions are of particular interest to the astrobiology community – the deadline for abstract submission is February 10, 2012.

B0.2 Mars Exploration
Organizer: R. Stephen Saunders
Lunar and Planetary Institute
[email protected]

F3.3 Advanced Instrumentation for Astrobiology: ISS, Mars and Beyond
Organizer: Mary Voytek
NASA Headquarters
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B0.6 Astrobiology: Life Signs Detections within Planetary Exploration
Organizer: John Robert Brucato
INAF – Osservatorio Astrofisico di Arcetri, Italy
[email protected]

F3.6 Astrobiology and Astromaterials as Related to Small Bodies
Organizer: Kensei Kobayashi
Yokohama National University
[email protected]

F3.4 Life in Extreme Environments – Model Systems for Astrobiology
Organizer: Petra Rettberg
DLR, Germany
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F3.2 Prebiotic Chemistry and the Origin of Life
Organizer: Andrew Pohorille
NASA Ames Research Center
[email protected]

F3.1 Habitability in the Solar System
Organizer: Rafael Navarro-Gonzalez
Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico
[email protected]

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