Interstellar Probe: Humanity's First Deliberate Step into the Galaxy by 2030

Time: 16:30-18:00
Room: Sheikh Rashid B
Format: Campfire

"Join this discussion about the ambitious mission concept, Interstellar Probe! Hear directly from the study team and global thought leaders about:

  • Launch plans for the fastest mission to escape from our solar system
  • In situ investigations of the heliopause and interstellar space
  • An unprecedented chance to see our solar system from the outside
  • Opportunities for a close-up view of an outer-solar-system Dwarf Planet
  • The Engineering opportunities, realities, and challenges"

Organizers

Michael PAUL

Interstellar Probe Study Project Manager, The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory

United States

Pontus C. BRANDT

Assistant Supervisor for Space Physics, The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory

United States

Ralph MCNUTT

Chief Scientist for Space Science in the Space Exploration Sector, The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory

United States

Moderator

Michael PAUL

Chief Scientist for Space Science in the Space Exploration Sector, The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory

United States

Speakers

Ralph MCNUTT

Chief Scientist for Space Science in the Space Exploration Sector, The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory

United States

Athena COUSTENIS

Director of Research Exceptional Class CNRS, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS)

France

Michel BLANC

Organizer of Planetary Exploration, Horizon 2061; full member IAA, Institut de Recherche en Astrophysique et Planétologie (IRAP)

France

Robert F. WIMMER-SCHWEINGRUBER

Director at the Institute of Experimental and Applied Physics, University of Kiel

Germany

Pontus C. BRANDT

Director at the Institute of Experimental and Applied Physics

United States

Stanislav BARABASH

Director, Swedish Institute of Space Physics

Sweden

Nour RAOUAFI

Parker Solar Probe Project Scientist, The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory

United States