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Andrew Coates
Prof of Physics, Deputy Director (solar system), UCL-MSSL. ExoMars PanCam PI, Cassini, Rosetta... Views my own
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Andrew Coates Jul 19
Great to talk to just now about the amazing Apollo moon landings, the space race which led to them, and current day space exploration especially our Rosalind Franklin rover and
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Andrew Coates Jul 16
Replying to @PlanetAndrewC
Lunar eclipse, with Saturn
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Andrew Coates Jul 16
Remembering watching Apollo 11 as an excited 11 year old. Saturn & Jupiter west of the moon last night, Mars earlier. Never dreamt then I’d be privileged to help explore space with missions like Giotto, Cassini, Rosetta, MEx, VEx, & now with , JUICE...
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Andrew Coates Jul 16
Replying to @PlanetAndrewC
Guildford
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Andrew Coates Jul 16
Lunar eclipse at 22:24 UT
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The Conversation Jul 15
A layer of ‘aerogel’ could make Mars habitable and even enable life to develop there – but here’s why we should wait
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UCL News Jul 15
A thin layer of aerogel might make Mars habitable and possibly allow life to develop – but to do so would disturb a pristine environment billions of years in the making, argues Prof Andrew Coates
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Andrew Coates Jul 12
Huge congratulations to both Affelia and Michaela!
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Andrew Coates Jul 11
Aled Davies, student on ’s MSc in Space Science and Engineering, presenting his Titan mission concept at in Oxford
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Andrew Coates Jul 11
Dave Pecover from UK tells us about the rover design challenges, innovations and progress - nearly finished!
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Andrew Coates Jul 11
Stephanie Mottershead, student on ’s MSc course in Space Science and Engineering, presents her mission concept for Enceladus exploration at the International Planetary Probe Workshop in Oxford
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Andrew Coates Jul 11
A new material used in heat protective tiles for planetary entry probes is also used in baby wipes and nappies - a technology in its infancy?
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Andrew Coates Jul 11
Replying to @esascience
...and good to see some Huygens ideas used again
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Andrew Coates Jul 11
Michael Wright telling us about Dragonfly entry and descent - at Titan, rather than 7 minutes of terror, it’s 1.5 hours of ‘mild concern’
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Andrew Coates Jul 8
Presentation on and done at ! Soon to be put on the Rosalind Franklin (ExoMars 2020) rover
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Andrew Coates Jul 8
Good luck and thanks for the great work during your PhD at on !
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Andrew Coates Jul 8
tells us about the UK Space Agency Science programme, mainly with ESA, and the hope for increased bilateral support
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Andrew Coates Jul 8
NASA’s excellent programme of planetary science missions presented by Carolyn Mercer
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Andrew Coates Jul 8
China’s impressive programme of lunar, Mars, asteroid, Jupiter and interstellar missions presented by Chi Wang
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Andrew Coates Jul 8
Excited to be at the International Planetary Probe workshop in Oxford today, ESA’s Luigi Colangeli presenting on the exciting programme, including JUICE, SMILE, , & mentioning , ice giants, Voyage 2050 as part of panel discussion
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