12th Low-Cost Planetary Missions Conference, Pasadena, CA

Tuesday, 15 August, 2017 to Thursday, 17 August, 2017

"We are pleased to announce the 12th International Academy of Astronautics (IAA) Low-Cost Planetary Missions Conference, LCPM-12, to be held in the Hameetman Auditorium of the Cahill Center for Astronomy and Astrophysics on the campus of the California Institute of Technology (Caltech)  in the heart of beautiful Pasadena, California, on August 15-17, 2017.

The focus of LCPM-12 is on small and/or low-cost planetary missions, on the scale of the NASA Discovery/ESA Cosmic Vision Small (S) Class and smaller, including Smallsats and CubeSats. The conference is intended to be an opportunity for scientists, technologists, engineers and project and agency managers to exchange ideas and information to enhance the viability and science return of low-cost robotic missions. The conference will be conducted fully in sequential plenary sessions, augmented by one or more poster sessions.