Thirty-three vital papers, studies, reports, and proposals from 1996 through September 2012 are included in this unique compilation with over a 1000 pages of detailed material, providing extraordinary details about planning for robotic Mars exploration - focusing on rovers, landers, orbiters, and sample return missions. There is full coverage of all aspects of Mars science, with information on geology, astrobiology, and habitable environments
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Contents: Chapter 1 - 1996 - Search for Evidence of Life on Mars * Chapter 2 - 1996 - The First Returned Martian Samples: Science Opportunities * Chapter 3 - 2002 - Groundbreaking MSR: Science Requirements and Cost Estimates for a First Mars Surface-Sample Return Mission * Chapter 4 - 2002 - Mars Exploration Payload Analysis Group * Chapter 5 - 2003 - Growing and Strengthening the Mars Science Community * Chapter 6 - 2003 - Preliminary Report: A Study of Options for Future Exploration of Mars * Chapter 7 - 2003 - Mars Exploration Strategy 2009-2020 * Chapter 8 - 2004 - Findings of the Astrobiology Field Lab Science Steering Group (AFLSSG) * Chapter 9 - 2004 - Findings of the Moon-Mars Science Linkage Science Steering Group * Chapter 10 - 2005 - Mars Human Precursor Science Steering Group * Chapter 11 - 2005 - Analysis of the Precursor Measurements of Mars Needed to Reduce the Risk of the First Human Mission to Mars * Chapter 12 - 2005 - The First Mars Surface-Sample Return Mission: Revised Science Considerations in Light of the 2004 MER Results * Chapter 13 - 2006 - Robotic Mars Exploration Strategy 2007-2016 * Chapter 14 - 2006 - 2006 Update to Robotic Mars Exploration Strategy 2007-2016 * Chapter 15 - 2006 - Findings of the Mars Forward Lunar Objectives Science Analysis Group * Chapter 16 - 2006 - MEPAG Mars Science Orbiter (MSO) * Chapter 17 - 2007 - Report from the 2013 Mars Science Orbiter (MSO) Second Science Analysis Group * Chapter 18 - 2007 - MSL Landing Site Selection User's Guide to Engineering Constraints * Chapter 19 - 2008 - 2008 - Planning for the Scientific Exploration of Mars by Humans By the MEPAG Human Exploration of Mars Science Analysis Group * Chapter 20 - 2008 - Preliminary Planning for an International Mars Sample Return Mission * Chapter 21 - 2008 - MATT-2 - Seeking Habitable Environments * Chapter 22 - 2008 - Analysis of Arguments for and Against Removing the Sample Cache Hardware from MSL * Chapter 23 - 2008 - Analysis of the Use of Returned Martian Samples to Support the Investigations Described in the MEPAG Goals Document * Chapter 24 - 2008 - Science Priorities for Mars Sample Return * Chapter 25 - 2010 - Mars Science Goals, Objectives, Investigations, and Priorities: 2010 Mars Exploration Program Analysis Group (MEPAG) * Chapter 26 - 2010 - Recipe for Success: Research and Technology Programs as Key Ingredients of the Mars Exploration Program * Chapter 27 - 2011 - Planning for Mars Returned Sample Science * Chapter 28 - 2012 - Technology and Enabling Capabilities * Chapter 29 - 2012 - Science and Mission Concepts * Chapter 30 - 2012 - NASA Exploration Destinations, Goals, and International Collaboration * Chapter 31 - 2012 - Concepts and Approaches for Mars Exploration * Chapter 32 - 2012 - Report of the 2018 Joint Mars Rover Mission Joint Science Working Group (JSWG) * Chapter 33 - 2012 - Mars Program Planning Group September 2012 Report