Thursday, August 23, 2007

10th International Mars Society Convention

August 30 - September 2 are the dates, and the location is UCLA. As you might expect, the conference will involve many of the most well-known Mars authorities.

As for space prizes, the schedule includes a talk on Thursday by X PRIZE Foundation President Peter Diamandis. It also includes a whole track on the Mars Society University Mars Rover Challenge (linked as long as the challenge exists on the right under Student Space Prizes).

Details taken from the schedule:

2:00 p.m. –Peter Diamandis, President of the X-Prize Foundation

Track 5 – The University Mars Rover Challenge - Grand Horizon B-D

3:00-3:30 K. Sloan - The University Rover Challenge: 2007 Review & 2008 Preview

3:30-4:00 The University Rover Challenge: Experiences of the University of Nevada, Reno

4:00-4:30 Experience of BYU team at the 2007 University Rover Challenge

4:30-5:00 UCLA 2007 University Rover Challenge Team