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Title: Sample Return from the Earth’s Moon
Primary Author: Allan Treiman
Secondary Author(s): Meenakshi Wadhwa, Clive R. Neal, Charles K. Shearer, Bradley L. Jolliff, Lars E. Borg, Dimitri Papanastassiou, Malcolm J. Rutherford, Christine Floss, Andrew M. Davis, Steven Symes, Susanne Schwenzer, Mark D. Fries, Andrew Westphall, Barbara Cohen, David A. Kring
Institution: Lunar and Planetary Institute
Summary: This white paper makes the case that sample return from selected locations on the Moon in the coming decade will provide extraordinary advances in lunar and Solar System science.
Panel Selection: Inner Planets: Mercury, Venus, and the Moon.
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