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Humans to Mars Summit (H2M)


Date: 6-8 May 2013

Location: , Washington, DC US,

How can we land humans on Mars by 2030? Join us at the Humans to Mars Summit (H2M) to learn ways in which this can happen. Co-sponsored by Explore Mars and the George Washington University Space Policy Institute, H2M will be held on May 6-8, 2013 at the Lisner Auditorium at George Washington University in Washington, DC. H2M will be a comprehensive Mars exploration conference to address the major technical, scientific, and policy related challenges that need to be overcome to send humans to Mars by 2030.

Topics will include: robotic and human precursor missions; launch systems; Mars transit challenges; human factors; entry, decent and landing; in situ resource utilization; space suit design; surface power; science goals; and many other topics. H2M will also discuss space policy as well as ways to stimulate private sector participation in Mars exploration. Some of the tentative speakers already include:

Dr. Doug McCuistion (NASA: Director, Mars Exploration Program)

Dr. James Garvin (NASA: Chief Scientist, Goddard Space Flight Center)

Andrew Chaikin (Author/Historian)

Dr. David Beaty (NASA JPL: Chief Scientist, Mars Exploration Directorate)

Michael Raftery (Boeing: Director, ISS Utilization and Exploration)

Joe Cassady (Aerojet: Executive Director, Advanced Programs Engineering)

Dr. Chris McKay (NASA Ames: Planetary Scientist)

And many others...

Take advantage of our special "Pre-Launch" registration today and save money before the registration fee increases after September 12, 2012 - Http:// More details will be announced soon.

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