The New Frontiers Program was created by NASA in 2002 at the recommendation of the NRC's decadal survey for solar system research. In order to optimize solar system research, the NRC recommended a series of principal-investigator missions that encourage innovation and accomplish the main scientific objectives presented in the survey. Two of the five recommended missions have been selected and, as was also recommended in the survey, the NRC was asked in 2007 to provide criteria and guiding principles to NASA for determining the list of candidate missions. This book presents a review of eight missions: the three remaining from the original list of five from the survey plus five missions considered by the survey committee but which were not recommended. Included in the review of each mission is a discussion of relevant science and technology developments since the survey and set of recommended science goals.
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The New Frontiers Program was created by NASA in 2002 at the recommendation of the NRC's decadal survey for solar system research. In order to optimize solar system research, the NRC recommended a series of principal-investigator missions that encourage innovation. This book presents a review of the missions.
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1 Front Matter; 2 Summary; 3 1 Overview and Top-Level Findings and Recommendations; 4 2 New Frontiers Mission Options; 5 3 Summary of Mission-Specific Recommendations; 6 Appendixes; 7 Appendix A: Speakers Before the Committee; 8 Appendix B: Biographical Sketches of Committee Members and Staff
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Produktdetaljer

ISBN
9780309118897
Publisert
2008
Utgiver
Vendor
National Academies Press
Høyde
280 mm
Bredde
216 mm
Aldersnivå
06, 05, P, UP
Språk
Product language
Engelsk
Format
Product format
Heftet
Antall sider
82

Om bidragsyterne

Committee on New Opportunities in Solar System Exploration: An Evaluation of the New Frontiers Announcement of Opportunity, National Research Council