IAF World Space Award - Accomplishments of the Hayabusa2 Mission: Sample Return from C-type Asteroid Ryugu

Day: Thursday 28 October
Time: 18:00-19:00 GST
Location: Sheikh Rashid Hall E, Dubai World Trade Centre

The IAF World Space Award Highlight Lecture will feature Dr. Yuichi Tsuda, the Project Manager of JAXA’s Hayabusa2 Mission. Dr. Tsuda will talk about the successful Hayabusa2 mission and their achievements to collect samples from a C-type asteroid for the first time in history of humankind. This lecture will review the mission history and explore how it is expected to contribute to the future planetary science.

Introduction

Pascale EHRENFREUND

President, International Space University (ISU)

Austria

Speaker

Yuichi TSUDA

Professor, Institute of Space and Astronautical Science (ISAS), Project Manager, Hayabusa2 Project, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)

Japan