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Follow the Plume: Organic Molecules and Habitable Conditions in the Subsurface Ocean of EnceladusThis white paper describes the astrobiological significance of the Enceladus plume, and makes a series of scientific and technological recommendations that would lead to a future mission that samples and analyzes plume materials, and searches for evidence of life.
Document ID
20180001231
Document Type
Conference Paper
Authors
Davila, Alfonso (NASA Ames Research Center Moffett Field, CA United States)
McKay, Christopher P. (NASA Ames Research Center Moffett Field, CA United States)
Willson, David (KISS Inst. for Practical Robotics Reston, VA, United States)
Eigenbrode, Jennifer (NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Greenbelt, MD United States)
Hurford, Terry (NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Greenbelt, MD United States)
Date Acquired
February 15, 2018
Publication Date
January 16, 2018
Subject Category
Lunar and Planetary Science and Exploration
Report/Patent Number
ARC-E-DAA-TN51279
Meeting Information
Astrobiology Science Strategy for the Search for Life in the Universe(Irvine, CA)
Funding Number(s)
CONTRACT_GRANT: NNX16AK62A
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Public Use Permitted.

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