.. PPOSS TUTORIAL – IAC – Planetary Protection of Outer Solar System
PPOSS is a EU project
PPOSS: Planet Protection Outside of Solar System

TUTORIAL 3: PLANETARY PROTECTION 101, IAC, Bremen, Germany, September 29th 2018
PPOSS 3rd TUTORIAL

2018 PLANETARY PROTECTION OF OUTER SOLAR SYSTEM (PPOSS) TUTORIAL, september 29th 2018/ IAC, Bremen

The PPOSS project (Planetary Protection of Outer Solar System bodies) is a project supported by the European Commission Horizon 2020 programme for research and technology development. PPOSS addresses the issues of planetary protection dissemination of knowledge and of strategic scientific foresight for outer solar system exploration.

In 2017-2018 PPOSS – COSPAR is organizing a series of international seminars/tutorials intended to present planetary protection framework, policy and practices to partner organisations.

In this context, PPOSS – COSPAR, the International Astronautical Federation (IAF) and ZARM are collaborating to organize a free Planetary Protection Tutorial on Saturday September 29th 2018, prior to the International Astronautical Congress (IAC) 2018.

Main Objective and attendance

The main objective of the PPOSS seminar is to provide a tutorial on the basics of Planetary Protection. The seminar will be structured around the current international policy framework for Planetary Protection and cases studies attached to the different planetary protection categories recognized in the COSPAR policy. The seminar will be held in English. Expected size of the tutorial: 100 participants.

Potential participants are:

  • Bremen/ZARM/DLR/engineers and managers involved in PP activities
  • Scientists, engineers, and managers in universities, industry, etc. who are involved in PP- applied missions
  • Nation-wide students and researchers in the field of astrobiology.

Priority will be given to IAC registered participants.

Please fill the form below to register.






Priority will be given to registered IAC participants and will be allocated on a First-come/First-served basis. Please note that attendance to the entire day of the tutorial is mandatory.

For any questions, feel free to contact Ms. Alissa Haddaji, COSPAR Planetary Protection Project Officer & PPOSS Trainings/Seminars Chair at alissa.haddaji@pposs.org

PPOSS TUTORIAL 3 AGENDA

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