Roy Naor is a planetary geologist, with a specialization in Planetary Geochemistry. He pursued his undergraduate degree from Ben Gurion University, majoring in Geological Sciences and continued to graduate studies at the Weizmann Institute of Science, conducting research to characterize formation environments of minerals on Mars with the aim of explaining the mechanism and conditions of present and future findings from Mars rovers and spacecraft.

Roy is also alumnus of the International Space University’s Space Studies Program conducted in the Summer of 2015 in partnership with NASA Glenn Research Center and is also a space exploration educator, inspiring the next generation through analogue simulations researching the Martian environment, he is part of a team launching a new youth program simulating astronauts training supported by Israel Space agency and the Davidson Institute.


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