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B.H. Foing

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20102018
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MAIN RESEARCH FIELDS
Planetary science
- Moon/Mars geology and history, impacts
- analysis of SMART-1 and lunar missions data
- analysis of Mars Express (HRSC) and Mars missions data
- Moon-Mars sites for science and exploration
- terrestrial analogues and Earth-Moon-Mars research

Astrobiology
- galactic interstellar medium & diffuse interstellar bands,
- fullerenes, PAHs and large organics in space: formation, survival, transport, exposure (biopan-FOTON, Expose-ISS), delivery, sub-surface evolution
- past and future planetary habitability

Solar/Stellar/Exoplanetary science
- Sun as a star, solar like activity in stars: chromospheres, coronae, spots, faculae, flares
- stellar spectroscopy and photometry, variability,  COROT data analysis
- exoplanet characterisation and science , space and ground observations, exoplanetary transits

Techniques:
- space missions, instruments, optics, telescopes, detectors, cameras, spectrometers
- sample analysis, diagnostics of minerals and organics
- cooperative robotics and test-bench of instruments
- astrophysics and space science from the Moon
- Habitats and Laboratories for EarthMoonMars

KEYWORDS
Planetary science: Moon Mars SMART-1 Mars-Express ExoMars Astrobiology: diffuse interstellar bands, fullerenes, PAHs, Expose-ISS Solar/Stellar/Exoplanetary: science Sun stars activity variability spectroscopy photometry exoplanet Techniques: space missions, instruments, cameras, spectrometers, sample analysis, robotics, Habitats

ONGOING COLLABORATIONS
Ongoing collaborations  on Interdisciplinary projects:
- PI: ExoGeoLab, ExoHab, EuroMoonMars
- MoonVillage collaborations
- SMART-1 science team, Mars-Express HRSC team, ExoMars PanCam team, COROT team
- Astrobiology and Moon-Mars terrestrial analogues (Leiden, VU Amsterdam, NASA Ames, ...)
- Young professional training:  Research Prof. VU Amsterdam & Florida Tech; Guest Prof. at ISU, ISAE Supaero, Artscience interfaculty The Hague

PUBLICATIONS
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PROJECT/MISSION AT ESA
Projects/tasks at ESA

Project scientist: SMART-1 (https://www.cosmos.esa.int/web/smart-1 , refereed papers on http://adsabs.harvard.edu/cgi-bin/nph-abs_connect?library&libname=Latest+SMART-1+library)

Co-I: SOHO, XMM, COROT, EXPOSE Organics on FOTON & ISS, BIOMEX on ISS,  Mars-Express HRSChttp://www.esa.int/Our_Activities/Space_Science/Mars_Express

ExoMars PanCam http://exploration.esa.int/mars/

PI: ExoGeoLab, ExoHab, EuroMoonMars

Study scientist: SIMURIS interferometer, MORO, EuroMoon Lander, Lunar lander LES3 2005, Moon Village studies (2010 - now)

Elected president , ESTEC Staff Association Committee (2012-2017)

Committees membership:

IAF International Astronautical Federation http://www.iafastro.com/

IAF ITACCUS Socio Cultural Utilisation of Space (chair), http://www.iafastro.org/committees/committee-for-the-cultural-utilisation-of-space-itaccus/

IAF Space Exploration, COSPAR  https://cosparhq.cnes.fr/ 
COSPAR PEX Planetary Exploration Panel,
COSPAR B planetary & B2 Moon sub-committee (vice-chair),
EGU https://www.egu.eu/ PS Planetary Science (terrestrial planets officer)
IAA International Academy of Astronautics https://www.iaaweb.org/ (full elected member), IAU

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Mars Earth & Environmental Sciences
mars Physics & Astronomy
Moon Earth & Environmental Sciences
deserts Physics & Astronomy
analogs Physics & Astronomy
mineralogy Physics & Astronomy
Earth analogs Physics & Astronomy
desert Earth & Environmental Sciences

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Research Output 2010 2018

  • 12 Article
  • 2 Abstract
  • 1 Book editing
  • 1 Comment / Letter to the editor

Reaction: Surviving on the Moon, Mars, and Asteroids

Foing, B. H., 11 Jan 2018, In : Chem. 4, 1, p. 14-15 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalComment / Letter to the editorAcademic

Minor Planets
Lunar missions
Mars
Asteroids
Moon

Small rover exploration capabilities

Salotti, J., Laithier, C., Machut, B., van Marie, A., Bruneau, A., Groemer, G. & Foing, B. H., 2015, In : Advances in Space Research. 55, 10, p. 2484-2491

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

vehicles
mars
Mars
surface vehicles
deserts

Surface mineralogy and stratigraphy of the lunar South Pole-Aitken basin from Clementine UV/VIS and NIR data

Borst, A. M., Foing, B. H., Davies, G. R. & van Westrenen, W., 2012, In : Planetary and Space Science. 68, p. 76-85

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

stratigraphy
mineralogy
poles
basin
olivine

Analysis of Mars analogue soil samples using solid-phase microextraction, organic solvent extraction and gas chromatography/mass spectrometry

Orzechowska, G. E., Kidd, R. D., Foing, B. H., Kanik, I., Stoker, C. & Ehrenfreund, P., 2011, In : International Journal of Astrobiology. 10, p. 209-219 10 p., 3.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Analysis of mineral matrices of planetary soil analogues from the Utah Desert

Kotler, J. M., Quinn, R. C., Foing, B. H., Martins, Z. & Ehrenfreund, P., 2011, In : International Journal of Astrobiology. 10, p. 221-229 8 p., 3.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review