Professor Neal will give a keynote presentation on the "Scientific Aspects of Space Exploration" in Tokyo
Meenu Garg • DATE: October 3, 2012
Professor Clive R. Neal has been invited by the Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) to participate in the International Space Exploration Symposium in Tokyo on October 30-31, 2012. Professor Neal will give a keynote presentation on the "Scientific Aspects of Space Exploration" and will participate in a panel discussion of the "Significance of Human Space Exploration". The purpose of the symposium is to direct Japans space exploration program and in particular exploration of Moon, which builds upon the 2010 Lunar Exploration Strategy of Japan published by JAXA. Japan intends to launch a robotic lunar lander with a rover in 2016 and is considering a manned mission during the next decade.