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The 10th International Planetary Probe Workshop (IPPW-10) was held in San Jose, on 17-21 June 2012. The 10th Probe Workshop brought together engineers, technologists, scientists, mission designers, space agency leaders and students from around the world for a week-long collaboration focused on exploration of solar system atmospheres and surfaces using atmospheric entry and descent probes and aerial vehicles.

IPPW-10 2012 San Jose, Calif.
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Short Course: EDL Systems Overview
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Session 1: Welcome

Conveners: F. Ferri , M. Munk

Session 2: Mars Science Laboratory

Conveners: C. Szalai, J. Davis

Session 3: Future Mars I

Conveners: R. Grover, D. Mimoun

Session 4: Giant Planets

Conveners: T. Spilker, D. Lebleu

Session 5: Airless Bodies

Conveners: A. Cheng, M.-C. Perkinson

Session 6: Venus and Titan

Conveners: R. Lorenz, A. Coustenis

Session 7A: X-Cutting Technologies I: Missions

Conveners: D. Bonetti, K. Edquist

Session 7B: Future Mars II

Conveners: R. Grover, D. Mimoun

Session 8A: X-Cutting Technologies II: Trajectory, GNC, and Simulation

Conveners: K. Oudrhiri, M. Sorgenfrei

Session 8B: X-Cutting Technologies III: TPS Technologies

Conveners: D. Prabhu, A. Guelhan

Session 9: X-Cutting Technologies IV: Decelerators and Landing Tech

Conveners: A. Witkowski, A. Sengupta

Session 10: Closing

Conveners: B. Bienstock, P. Papadoplous

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