Prof Paul Withers Co-Investigator on science team for Mars Science Investigation
Professor Paul Withers is a Co-Investigator on the science team that was selected on 8 June 2011 by the European Space Agency for the ExoMars Entry, Descent, and Landing Demonstrator Module’s Entry and Descent Science investigation. This investigation will measure the temperature of the atmosphere of Mars from top to bottom during the spacecraft’s supersonic journey from space to the planet’s surface. This spacecraft will launch from Earth in 2016 and reach Mars later that year.
For a detailed description of the entry module mission, please visit the mission’s website.