Talks: Solar Orbiter launch

Title
Solar Orbiter
Credits
ESA/NASA
By
Àngels Aran, ICCUB - IEEC
José Bosch, ICCUB
Manuel Carmona, ICCUB
David Roma, ICCUB - IEEC
Date
Language
CA
ES
Contact
divulgacio@icc.ub.edu
Area
Cosmology
Gravitation
Master and Degree students

The Solar Orbiter mission will address big questions in Solar System science to help us understand how our star creates and controls the giant bubble of plasma that surrounds the whole Solar System and influences the planets within it. It is an ESA mission with strong NASA participation.

The conference is addressed to those grad and master students who might be interested in learning more about the science and engineering behind the mission. Four ICCUB researchers will participate. Researcher Àngels Aran, who will be in Cape Canaveral (USA) following the launch on February 5th, will talk about the different steps of the mission developement process. Researchers José Bosch (UB) Manuel Carmona (UB) and David Roma (IEEC) will explain the technical parts of the missions diferent instruments, in which they worked for several years. 

To know more about Solar Orbiter visit ESA - Solar Orbiter

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