This course is the result of a collaborative process.
David A. Rothery, Professor of Planetary Geosciences, The Open University
Simon P. Kelley, Professor of Isotope Geochemistry, The Open University
Susanne P. Schwenzer, Research Investment Fellow, The Open University
Postgraduate research students: Jessica Barnes (course guide), Jean-David Bodénan, Catherine Hill, James Mortimer, Elena Nickson, Phillipa Smith, Beth Steer, Felicity Williams
Grateful acknowledgement is made to the following for their contributions to the course: National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), European Space Agency (ESA), Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), Lunar and Planetary Institute (LPI).
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Figure 1 Image courtesy of NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center
Figure 2 Image courtesy of Chinese Academy of Sciences
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Figure 10 Image courtesy of Prof. Frances Westall, CNRS, Orleans, France
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Week 8 guide © The Open University
Humans or robots? © The Open University (some materials by courtesy of NASA)
The JUICE mission to Jupiter © The Open University (some materials by courtesy of NASA)
Penetrators at work © ESA/Astrium UK/QinetiQ
Icy penetrators © Astrium UK
New Horizons Pluto-Charon flyby Courtesy of Science @ NASA
Lessons from Earth Courtesy of NASA
What Huygens found on Titan © The Open University (some materials by courtesy of NASA)
What’s the Buzz? © The Open University
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