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Near-Earth asteroid sample return missions

Sears, D.W.G.; Allen, C.; Britt, D.; Brownlee, D.E.; Cheng, A.F.; Chapman, C.R.; Clark, B.C.; Drake, B.G.; Franchi, I.G.; Gorevan, S.; Kochan, H.; Lewis, J.S.; Lindstrom, M.M.; Nishiizumi, K.; Pieters, C.M.; Race, M.S.; Scheeres, D.J.; Scott, E.R.D. and Yano, H. (2001). Near-Earth asteroid sample return missions. In: 32nd Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, 12-16 March 2001, Houston, Texas, USA.

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Abstract

The rate of discovery of new NEAs and the success of D-S 1 and NEAR-Shoemaker, suggest that sample return from NEAs is now technically feasible. Here we present a summary of a recent workshop on the topic.

Item Type: Conference Item
Extra Information: Abstract #1891
Academic Unit/Department: Science > Physical Sciences
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Earth, Planetary, Space and Astronomical Research (CEPSAR)
Item ID: 8658
Depositing User: Kyra Proctor
Date Deposited: 20 Jul 2007
Last Modified: 07 Dec 2010 05:01
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/8658
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