Author(s): Eldar Z. Noe Dobrea
Co-Author(s): S. Murchie, J.F. Mustard, J.L. Bishop, N.K. McKeown
Panel Selection: Mars: Not Phobos and Deimos.
Institution: Planetary Science Institute
Near-infrared imaging spectrometers capable of mapping hydrous minerals on the surface of Mars at meter-scales from orbit, as well as hypespectral NIR imagers on landed rovers not only enhance the scientific return of orbital and rover missions, but will be critical in guiding future rover operation