The Achieving Mars Community Workshop

The 9th Annual Community Workshop for Achieving Mars

June 14-16, 2022

The Achieving Mars (AM) annual workshops, hosted by Explore Mars, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit, bring together leading experts from disparate fields, and offer the opportunity for the broad community of technologists, scientists, engineers, and policy experts to contribute to the expansion of human presence beyond the Earth.

We look forward to your participation in the 9th Community Workshop for Achievability and Sustainability of Human Exploration of Mars (AMIX) taking place next week in the Elliott School of International Affairs building (Elliott School of International Affairs | The George Washington University (gwu.edu)) at the George Washington University (June 14-16th). The venue is at 1957 E Street, NW, Washington, DC 20052.

1. Lindner Commons: The primary meeting room at GWU will be in the Lindner Commons room on the 6th floor of the Elliot School building.


2. Start Time: A light continental breakfast will begin each day starting at 8:30 am EDT outside the Lindner Commons. AMIX sessions will start at 9:00 am EDT


3. Covid Protocols: We have been informed by our hosts at GWU that a mask requirement is still in place within the building. Please make sure that you bring a mask (s) with you.


4. Lunches: Action needed by COB ET Friday June 10:  As noted in an earlier email, we have  lunches for sale for Day 1 and Day 2 of AMIX.  Note: We need to have a final count for lunch this Friday. Please note that we plan to conduct working lunches. Please purchase your lunches ASAP.

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AGENDA OUTLINE

June 14, 2022

Day 1

Morning:

  • Introduction to the Workshop Goals and Topics (Room 602 Lindner Common) ZOOM LINK
  • Session 1 – Human Health & Performance – Part 1 (Room 602 Lindner Common) ZOOM LINK
  • Session 2 – Priority Science Objectives for Human Missions Part 1 (Room 505) ZOOM LINK

Afternoon:

  • Session 3 – Human Health & Performance – Part 2 (Room 602 Lindner Common) ZOOM LINK
  • Session 4 – Mars Surface Operations and Mobility (Room 505) ZOOM LINK
  • EOD – Report out in Plenary (Room 602 Lindner Common) ZOOM LINK

June 15, 2022

Day 2

Morning:

  • Session 5 – Priority Science Objectives for Human Missions – Part 2 (Room 602 Lindner Common) ZOOM LINK
  • Session 6 – Operations and Technologies for Transit to and From Mars (Room 505) ZOOM LINK

Afternoon:

  • Session 7 – Landing Site Criteria and Site Selection (Room 602 Lindner Common) ZOOM LINK
  • EOD – Report out in Plenary (Room 602 Lindner Common) ZOOM LINK

June 16, 2022

Day 3

Morning:

  • Session 8 – Mars Architecture Planning (Room 602 Lindner Common) ZOOM LINK

Afternoon:

  • Group wrap up (Room 602 Lindner Common) ZOOM LINK

PRE-WORKSHOP BRIEFINGS

AM 9 Human Health & Performance Pre-brief Session
  • Moderator: Belinda Lopez (Lockheed Martin | Starlab – Human Spaceflight Training Lead)
  • Steve Platts (NASA JSC | Human Research Program Chief Scientist)

AM 9 Habitat and Mobility Pre-brief Session
  • Dr. Robert Howard (NASA JSC | Habitability Domain Lead, Co-Lead Center for Design and Space Architecture)
  • Sarah Shull (NASA JSC | EVA & Human Surface Mobility Program SE&I Manager)
PRE-WORKSHOP

AM 9 Habitats in Space Pre-Brief Session
  • Moderator: Joe Cassady (Aerojet Rocketdyne | Executive Director, Space)
  • William O'Hara (Sierra Nevada Corporation | Module Product Line and Exploration Destinations Chief Engineer )

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