›The Fourth Moscow Solar System Symposium
Starting from 2010, the Space Research Institute holds annual international symposia on Solar system exploration. Main topics of these symposia include wide range of problems related to formation and evolution of Solar system, planetary systems of other stars; exploration of Solar system planets, their moons, small bodies; study of the Sun, interplanetary environment, exobiology problems. Experimental planetary studies and preparation for space missions are also considered at these symposia.
The fourth Moscow international Solar System Symposium (4M-S3) will take place from October 14 till 18, 2013.
Subject matter of this symposium covers many problems of the Solar system science with a central topic “Moon and Mars exploration”. This topic relates to scientific problems of several projects, which are under development in Russia: “Luna-Glob”, “Luna-Resource” and the “ExoMars”, the project is developing in the Roscosmos-ESA cooperation.