Mars

Call For Membership On The Sample Receiving Project Measurement Definition Team for Mars Sample Return

By Keith Cowing
Status Report
NASA
July 5, 2023
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Call For Membership On The Sample Receiving Project Measurement Definition Team for Mars Sample Return
Mars Sample Return
NASA

The Measurement Definition Team for Mars Sample Return (MDT) is chartered to assess the measurement and instrumentation needs for the MSR Sample Receiving Project (SRP) facility that will process samples brought back from Mars.

The MDT is planned to be active from September 2023 and the tasks are expected to take at least seven months, with the schedule being adapted as required. Early career scientists are specifically encouraged to apply.

For more information about this opportunity, please refer to the following documents:

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and European Space Agency (ESA) invite individuals to apply for membership in a new committee – the Mars Sample Return (MSR) Sample Receiving Project (SRP) Measurement Definition Team 1 (MDT-1).

To respond to this solicitation, a letter of application of no more than 800 words is needed by 17 July 2023 at 15:00 UTC (08:00 PDT, 11:00 EDT, 17:00 CEST), accompanied by an up-to-date CV, and a letter of support (for non-US applicants).

Sent on behalf of Michael A. Meyer & Gerhard Kminek, MSR Lead Scientists.

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