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Title: Astrobiology Research Priorities for the Outer Solar System
Primary Author: Dirk Schulze-Makuch
Secondary Author(s): Francois Raulin, Cynthia Phillips, Kevin Hand, Susanne Neuer, Brad Dalton
Institution: Washington State University
Date: September 15, 2009
Summary: The outer solar system provides a rewarding assortment of planetary diversity of high interest to astrobiology. This White Paper for the 2009-2011 Planetary Science Decadal Survey evaluates the planetary bodies in the outer solar system and their value to the search for life and astrobiology.
Panel Selection: Satellites: Galilean satellites, Titan, and the other satellites of the giant planets.
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