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Title: Saturn Atmospheric Entry Probe Trade Study
Primary Author: Reta Beebe
Institution: New Mexico State University
Date: September 1, 2010
Summary: This study found it might be possible to implement a Saturn probe mission in which a flyby carrier-relay spacecraft (CRSC) would deliver a single probe within the resource constraints of NASA''s New Frontiers Program. Achievement of this goal would require a small and focused set of science objectives.
Panel Selection: Giant Planets
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