Crystallography for Space Sciences

A COSPAR Capacity Building Workshop
INAOE and BUAP, Puebla, Mexico

Puebla, Mexico

17 April - 29 April 2016

The first International School/Workshop on Crystallography for Space Sciences was organized as a collaboration of COSPAR, the International Union of Crystallography (IUCr) and INAOE, Mexico (International Astronomical Union).


Poster
The Workshop took place in sight of the volcano Popocatapetl, which erupted on the first day of the meeting.
Venue
Juan Manuel Garcia-Ruiz (venue director, CSIC, University of Granada, Spain), Ygnacio Martínez Laguna (Autonomous University of Puebla), Guillermo Tenorio-Taglio (INAOE). Hanna Dabkowska (IUCr), Mariano Mendez (COSPAR).
Opening ceremony
Participants in the round table public discussion on Life on Mars in the Museo UNIVERSUM, Mexico City. Rafael Navarro (Mexico), David Blake (NASA), Mexican discussion mediator, Jorge Vago (ESA), Gabriela Sara Guzzy Arredondo (director of Museo UNIVERSUM),Tomoki Nakamura (Japan).
Participants
Juan Manuel Garcia-Ruiz.
Participants
Public Lecture on the Exomars mission. Jorge Vago (ESA).
Participants
Ulises Salazar (Mexico), Amalia Escobar, David Blake (NASA), Chris Mavris (UK).
Participants
Participants
Participants
Students Ilektra Kotopoulou (Spain), Pamela Such Chile).
Participants
Leonardo Tamborrino, Ilektra Kotopoulou (Spain), Hugo Beraldi (Mexico), Pablo Nuñez (Uruguay).
Participants
Workshops and classes
Workshops and classes
Workshops and classes
Workshops and classes
Workshops and classes
Poster presentation for the finals of the crystal growth competition in Puebla.
Posters
Field trip to the lava fields at the bottom of Popocatepetl volcano.
Field trip
Dinner in INAOE.
Dinner
Dinner in China Poblana.
Dinner
Dinner in Puebla.
Dinner
The farewell dinner, when prizes and certificates for best presentations were given.
Dinner
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