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Scope

  Two spacecrafts, Hayabusa2 and OSIRIS-REx are almost reaching their target asteroids, Ryugu and Bennu, respectively. Their remote-sensing observations will begin in this summer to let us surprise a lot by showing new insights of the C-type asteroids. Thus, the main topics for this time are quick-looks of remote-sensing results by Hayabusa2 and OSIRIS-REx, and planetary materials sciences related to the asteroids.

   In order to synchronize with current results of planetary material sciences, this symposium is jointed with “the 41th Symposium on Antarctic Meteorites”, which is detailed in the following URL.

http://www.nipr.ac.jp/symposium2018/

  Let us join and set a prospective to the future solar system science driven by these topics with this symposium!

Topics

  • Quick-looks of remote-sensing results by Hayabusa2 and OSIRIS-REx, and planetary materials sciences related to the asteroids
  • Next sample return missions; MMX, CAESAR, etc.
  • Studies related to Hayabusa-returned samples
  • New insights from solar system material analysis
  • Prospect of solar system evolution by theoretical, observational and experimental studies
  • Other related studies

Important date

Date of Symposium December 4 – 7, 2018
Call for abstract July 13, 2018
Abstract submission due August 31, 2018 (12:00 JST)
Release of programs November 7, 2018
Release of abstracts November 21, 2018

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