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McKelvey School of Engineering

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Next Generation Instruments for Planetary and Earth Exploration

Thursday, April 22, 2021 | 4:00 PM

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In this talk, Pablo Sobron, Founder and CEO of Impossible Sensing, will review his team's latest technology advances in planetary exploration. These technologies bring unprecedented scientific capabilities to astrobiology missions on- and off-Earth by combining innovative optoelectronics and deep data analytics.

Pablo Sobron develops sensing technologies in robotic Earth and planetary exploration that include Curiosity, Perseverance, and Rosalind Franklin rover missions. Find out more about some of his most recent work by visiting invader-mission.org/ and www.impossiblesensing.com/. Pablo founded Impossible Sensing in 2016 to promote technology transfer activities among NASA, other federal departments/agencies, research institutions, and industry at all technology readiness levels.

Host: Alian Wang

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Pablo Sobron, Founder and CEO of Impossible Sensing
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Tim Regier

Tim Regier left a positive review 4/21/2021

It was fascinating to hear Pablo discuss various instruments and technologies used in planetary exploration.

William Wells

William Wells left a positive review 4/21/2021

This was a very informative and interesting presentation.
Pictures are nice, but I would love to see the actual instruments.