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India in the Second Space Age of Interplanetary Connectivity

3 January 2023

By Chaitanya Giri

Dr. Chaitanya Giri is a Consultant for Space Policy & Space Diplomacy at the Research and Information System for Developing Countries (RIS), New Delhi, India, and an Affiliate Scientist at the Earth-Life Science Institute, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan. Chaitanya was earlier the Fellow for Space and Ocean Studies at Gateway House, Mumbai and prior to that worked as planetary scientist for a decade. He has been a visiting scientist at the Carnegie Institution for Science, US, the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, US, and Synchrotron SOLEIL, France. He has a doctorate in Chemistry with a specialisation in analytical astrochemistry from the Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research, Germany and the University of Nice-Sophia Antipolis, France. Chaitanya was a scientific crew member of the European Space Agency’s Rosetta mission to comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko and a co-investigator of the Cometary Sampling and Composition Experiment (COSAC) payload on Rosetta's Philae Lander.


1400-1405 hrs: Introduction

1405-1445 hrs: Lecture by Dr Chaitanya Giri

1445-1530 hrs: Discussion

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