Mars Desert Research Station. Credit: Western University/Jim Urquhart/Reuters.

Western Offers Technologies and Techniques for Earth and Space Exploration Short Course

Western University’s Centre for Planetary Science and Exploration will once again be offering its annual short course late this summer from September 2 to the 8th with this years theme being “Technologies and Techniques for Earth and Space Exploration”.

According to Professor Gordon Osinski the course is “suitable for graduate students, advanced undergraduate students and professionals from industry and government.” Students from Ontario can take this course for credit.

Topics to be covered include origin of the solar system and planet formation, planetary interiors, planetary surfaces, astromaterials, planetary atmospheres, astrobiology and exoplanets.

Details on the course can be found here:


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Boucher is an entrepreneur, writer, editor & publisher. He is the founder of SpaceQ Media Inc. and CEO and co-founder of SpaceRef Interactice Inc. Boucher has 18 years working in various roles in the space industry and a total of 25 years as a technology entrepreneur including creating Maple Square, Canada's first internet directory and search engine.

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