Welcome to the Beta version of the International Planetary Probe Workshop archive. It is an attempt to capture the historical record of the ongoing series of planetary exploration workshops (Accessibility notice). Please contact us if you have trouble accessing the files or have copies of presentations, posters and papers to complete the archive.
Since 2003, the workshops have brought together engineers, technologists, scientists, mission designers, space agency leaders and students from around the world for collaboration focused on solar system exploration with robotic vehicles.
The long-standing goals of the workshops are to:
- Review the state-of-the-art in science, mission design, engineering implementation and technologies for the in situ robotic exploration of solar system bodies.
- Share ideas, mission opportunities, and emerging technologies to enable future mission success.
- Serve as a forum for discussions on innovative methodologies and techniques for upcoming probe and surface science missions.
- Attract early career scientists and engineers to the field of entry, descent and flight in planetary atmospheres, and surface science, exploration on other worlds, enabling them to learn from experienced researchers and practitioners.
- Foster international collaboration among the communities of scientists, engineers, and mission designers with an interest in planetary probes and landers.
This year's IPPW was held 17-21 June 2013 in California:
10th International Planetary Probe Workshop - IPPW-10
Archives of Previous IPPW Workshops
IPPW-9 - 2012 - Toulouse, France
IPPW-8 - 2011 - Portsmouth, Virginia
IPPW-7 - 2010 - Barcelona, Spain
IPPW-6 - 2008 - Atlanta, Georgia
IPPW-5 - 2007 - Bordeaux, France
IPPW-4 - 2006 - Pasadena, California
IPPW-3 - 2005 - Anavyssos, Attica, Greece
IPPW-2 - 2004 - Mountain View, California
IPPW - 2003 - Lisbon, Portugal