Geochronology and Mars Exploration: Critical Measurements for 21st Century Planetary Science


Pamela G. Conrad


F. Scott Anderson, Robert C. Anderson, William J. Brinckerhoff, Peter Doran, Victoria E. Hamilton, Joel A. Hurowitz, Alfred S. McEwan, Douglas W. Ming , Dimitri A. Papanastassiou, Timothy D. Swindle

Panel Selection:

Mars: Not Phobos and Deimos.


Jet Propulsion Laboratory

We present arguments for geochronology as a high scientific priority for Mars exploration in specific and planetary science in general. We also recommend funding four specific activities toward achieving technical readiness for addressing this priority.


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