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The Beagle landing site in Isidis Planitia

Bridges, J.B.; Seabrook, A.M.; Kim, J.R.; Muller, J-P.; Rothery, D.A.; Pillinger, C.T.; Sims, M.R.; Wright, I.P.; Grady, M.M.; Mitchell, K.L. and Morley, J.G. (2001). The Beagle landing site in Isidis Planitia. In: 32nd Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, 12-16 March 2001, Houston, Texas, USA.

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Abstract

The Mars probe Beagle 2 will land in Isidis Planitia. This region satisfies the engineering constraints and has evidence for particularly volatile-rich subsoil. Isidis provides a suitable place for the lander to search for H2O and organic matter.

Item Type: Conference Item
Extra Information: Abstract #1652
Academic Unit/Department: Science > Physical Sciences
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Earth, Planetary, Space and Astronomical Research (CEPSAR)
Item ID: 8732
Depositing User: Kyra Proctor
Date Deposited: 20 Jul 2007
Last Modified: 07 Dec 2010 05:05
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/8732
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