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EXOMOON - A Discovery and Scout Mission Capabilities Expansion Concept

Richard Elphic, Jonathan Weinberg, Richard Dissly, John Evanyo, Dana Crider, Greg Delory, David Lawrence, Paul Lucey, Terrence W. Fong, Jennifer Heldmann, Richard Vondrak, Kris Zacny, and Irene Yachbes
NLSI Lunar Science Conference, July, 2008.


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Abstract
This paper describes a Discovery class landed mission concept for the in-situ investigation of volatiles in the lunar polar cold traps. This mission is enabled by the use of the Advanced Stirling Radioisotope Generators (ASRG), currently in development by NASA.

Keywords
planetary rovers, space exploration, moon

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Text Reference
Richard Elphic, Jonathan Weinberg, Richard Dissly, John Evanyo, Dana Crider, Greg Delory, David Lawrence, Paul Lucey, Terrence W. Fong, Jennifer Heldmann, Richard Vondrak, Kris Zacny, and Irene Yachbes, "EXOMOON - A Discovery and Scout Mission Capabilities Expansion Concept," NLSI Lunar Science Conference, July, 2008.

BibTeX Reference
@inproceedings{Fong_2008_6129,
   author = "Richard Elphic and Jonathan Weinberg and Richard Dissly and John Evanyo and Dana Crider and Greg Delory and David Lawrence and Paul Lucey and Terrence W Fong and Jennifer Heldmann and Richard Vondrak and Kris Zacny and Irene Yachbes",
   title = "EXOMOON - A Discovery and Scout Mission Capabilities Expansion Concept",
   booktitle = "NLSI Lunar Science Conference",
   month = "July",
   year = "2008",
   number = "2142",
}