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Cassandra Marion

Cassandra Marion

Cassandra Marion

Professionnal informations

Geologist – Planetary Scientist, PhD, Science Advisor
Canada Aviation and Space Museum




Region of Cassandra Marion
London, ON


  • French
  • English

Activities sectors

  • Astronomy / solar system
  • Careers in space
  • Mars exploration
  • Space exploration
  • Planetary science

Conferences types

  • Virtual conferences
  • In-person conferences anywhere in the country


PhD Geology – Planetary Science and Exploration, Institute for Earth and Space Exploration, Western University MSc Geology, Memorial University of Newfoundland BSc, University of Ottawa


Cassandra is a life-long explorer, geologist and planetary scientist with a PhD from the Institute for Earth and Space Exploration at Western University. Her past and present areas of research are focused on terrestrial meteorite impact craters in lunar and Martian analogue environments. She is an expert in all things analogue missions, i.e. simulated space exploration missions designed to train, test and learn in preparation for real robotic and human space exploration. She is knowledgeable about a variety of topics ranging from planetary surface processes, space missions to Canada’s role in space.

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