The Planetary Protection in Practice Workshop is scheduled to be held virtually on October 18–19, 2022.

This workshop will bring together mission teams and planetary protection researchers to discuss the current state of their respective research and technology development fields to assist the community in meeting planetary protection guidelines. Abstracts are requested that would present research areas or technology development and their potential for applicability to mission planning, as well as presentations from mission teams on challenges faced and/or overcome in meeting planetary protection requirements, including insights into mission needs for future planetary missions.

Call for Abstracts

Abstract submission deadline: September 8, 2022, 5:00 p.m. U.S. Central Daylight Time (GMT -5)


Information regarding workshop registration will be available soon.

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