The full webcast video from the April 2012 ISS & Mars conference in Strasbourg, France, is available on our YouTube page, in this six part playlist. Please note the playback time is 11 hours and 31 minutes, covering all presentations from both days of the event.
Playlist URL: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLC59F2746034C54F0
Most of the content is in the audio, so for those who listen to talk radio or audio books while working, traveling, etc., the full audio is also available in mp3 and AAC-m4a formats in two quality settings each:
- 2012 ISS & Mars – 80kbps mp3 (370 mb .zip file) – recommended if unsure
- 2012 ISS & Mars – 16kbps mp3 (86 mb .zip file)
- 2012 ISS & Mars – 80kbps AAC m4a (385 mb .zip file)
- 2012 ISS & Mars – 16kbps AAC m4a (69 mb .zip file)
The 2012 International Space Station (ISS) & Mars conference took place Thursday and Friday, April 12-13, 2012 at the International Space University (ISU) in Strasbourg, France. This is the “raw” video feed from the webcast.
Featured speakers included:
Reinhold Ewald (ESA), Bruno Gardini (ESA), Sam Scimemi (NASA), George Nelson (NASA), Tsuyoshi Ito (JAXA), Diego Urbina (Mars500), Mark Kinnersley (Astrium), Michael Menking (Astrium), Kathy Laurini (NASA), Ed Hodgson (Hamilton Sundstrand), Chris Sallaberger (NASA), Walter Peeters (ISU), Ulrich Kübler (Astrium), Uew Pape (Astrium), Gilles Clement (ISU), Joe Cassady (Aerojet), Kirk Shireman (NASA), Maria-Antonietta Perino (TASI), Mark Kinnersley (Astrium), Josh Hopkins (Lockheed-Martin), André Farand (ESA), Kathy Laurini (NASA), Robert P. Veldhuyzen (ESA), Franklin Chang Diaz (NASA).
For more details on the speakers and topics please see our earlier post announcing the vent at http://www.exploremars.org/iss-and-mars-strasbourg-agenda .
The goal of the ISS & Mars conferences is to examine methods for utilizing the ISS as a test bed for missions to Mars in the near future, 10-20 years out, and the advantages to international cooperation which will result in successful missions in the 2030’s.
The public is invited to attend these conferences in person or via webcast, where questions may be submitted via Twitter to #issandmars. We welcome input from people of all experience levels from the many disciplines involved, i.e. engineering, scientific, cultural, medical, psychological, agricultural.