2002 MAPLD International Conference

Kossiakoff Conference Center
The Johns Hopkins University - Applied Physics Laboratory
11100 Johns Hopkins Road
Laurel, Maryland 20723-6099

September 10-12, 2002

Panel Pictures

"Why Is Mars So Hard?"

A Discussion of the Technical, Programmatic, and Political Factors
That Have Lead To Failures at Mars over the Last 40 Years

2002 MAPLDInternational Conference Panel Session

Panel Moderator
Dr. Rod Barto (Bio)
Spacecraft Digital Electronics

Dr. Roger Launius (Bio)
Chair, Dept. of Space History, National Air and Space Museum
"A Historical Perspective"
Dr. Ed Euler
Lockheed Martin Astronautics Operations
Dr. James Garvin
NASA Headquarters, Mars Exploration Program Office
Dr. Stamatios M. (Tom) Krimigis (bio)
Head, Space Department
Johns Hopkins University/Applied Physics Lab
Anthony Spear (bio)
JPL; Chair, NASA Faster, Better, Cheaper (FBC) Task Force;
Mars Pathfinder Project Manager, Magellan Project Manager
James Oberg (bio)
Soaring Hawk Productions, Inc. (Consultant and Author)
Ken Ledbetter (bio)
Executive Director for Programs in the Office of Space Science (OSS) at NASA Headquarters

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