Course Description


Class Schedule

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Sept 14

Introduction [discovery, physical properties, orbit…]

Dan Britt

Sept 21

The Age and Cratering History of Phobos


Sept 28

The Formation & Effects of Stickney Impact on Phobos

Ken Ramsley

Oct 5

The Character and Origin of Phobos’ Grooves

John Murray

Oct 12

Ambiguity of Compositional Data for Phobos and Deimos

A. Rivkin &
R. Klima

Oct 19

Geology and Geomorphology of Phobos and Deimos

Sasha Basilevsky

Oct 26

Origin of Phobos: Capture  
[& Issues]

Joe Burns

Nov 2

Origin of Phobos: Co-accretion, Big Impact
[& Issues]

Robin Canup

Nov 9

Properties of Meteorite Analogues

Chris Herd

Nov 16

Microgravity within the Mars Gravity Well

Dan Scheeres

Nov 23

Space Weathering and Regolith, Dust

C. Pieters &
M. Horanyi

Nov 30

Phobos-Deimos ISRU

P. Metzer &
R. Mueller

Dec 7

Phobos as an Exploration Destination and a Base for Mars Exploration

Mike Gernhardt