Western Media Release – Sub-surface Mars scanner concept gets boost from Western University expertise
It’s great to be able to publicly announce that I am the PI of the science team on a concept study being led by MDA to design and hopefully launch a synthetic aperture radar to Mars. Details are provided in this media release from Western University available here.
I have conducted research in Nunavut and/or the Northwest Territories of Canada almost every year since I came to Canada in 1999. None of this would have been possible without the support of the Polar Continental Shelf Program. Some of the research that my team conducts is featured in their 2016 Annual Report available here.
A detailed paper on the PanCam camera has been published in the journal Astrobiology. This paper provides an overview of this instrument, which forms part of the ExoMars rover payload and that is due to launch in 2020. I am happy to be a Co-I on this instrument! The paper is available for free download ...