ECO ASTRONOMY INC – Lecture Series 06 | 2023

The Past, Present, and Future of Mars Exploration with Adj Prof. Jonathan Clarke Amity Center of Excellence in Astrobiology President Mars Society Australia

Dr. Clarke has had a life-long interest in space exploration and planetary science. In 2001 he joined Mars Society Australia, becoming president in 2012, a position he has held to the present. Jonathan has taken part in six Mars analogue expeditions in Australia and one each to Ladakh (India) and New Zealand. He has also participated in three rotations at the Mars Desert Research Station (MDRS) in Utah, two of two weeks and one of four weeks duration; and in the Mars 160 expedition which spent three months at MDRS and one month of Devon Island at the Flashline Arctic Research Station in the Canadian Arctic. Jonathan has been an associate of the Australian Centre for Astrobiology since 2004, an online instructor in astrobiology at Swinburne University (2017-2020, and an adjunct faculty member at the Amity Centre of Excellence in Astrobiology (ACoEA) since 2020.

Jon has contributed to more than 100 peer reviewed publications in geosciences, analogue research, and astrobiology

🕙 29TH OF APRIL 2023 | 10.00 AM TO 11.30 AM [IST]