Browse and search white papers and mission & technology studies received by the Planetary Science Decadal Survey. Click here for basic user instructions.
Title: Atmospheric Science Research Priorities for Mars
Primary Author: Michael Mischna
Secondary Author(s): Michael Smith, Rob Kursinski, Don Banfield
Institution: Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Summary: This paper addresses the exploration of the martian atmosphere, and focuses on broad atmospheric science goals that can be obtained from orbit. It presents the key questions in atmospheric science that remain unanswered, and what progress can be made towards answering them in the coming decade.
Panel Selection: Mars: Not Phobos and Deimos.
Return to Index
These documents have been prepared in coordination with the National Academies of Science in support of the National Academies Planetary Science Decadal Survey. These documents are being made available for information purposes only, and any views and opinions expressed herein do not necessarily state or reflect those of NASA, JPL, or the California Institute of Technology.