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Title: A Dual Satellite Mission Concept for Martian Climate and Chemistry
Primary Author: E. Robert Kursinski
Secondary Author(s): James Lyons, Claire Newman, Mark Richardson
Institution: University of Arizona
Date: August 29, 2009
Summary: mm-wavelength satellite to satellite occultations combined with solar occultation and thermal IR emission aerosol measurements will tightly and uniquely constrain processes to answer key open questions about the chemistry and climate of Mars.
Panel Selection: Mars: Not Phobos and Deimos.
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