Assessing Gale Crater as a Landing Site for the First Human Mission to Mars

F. J. Calef, D. Archer, B. Clark, M. Day, W. Goertz, J. Lasue, J. Martin-Torres, M. Zorzano Mier

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Abstract

We've assessed Gale crater's potential as the first human landing site. Besides being a well-characterized and benign landing site for EDL, it contains many science ROIs and identifiable ISRU ROIs meeting most if not all requirements proposed.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages2
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2015
EventFirst Landing Site/Exploration Zone Workshop for Human Missions to the Surface of Mars - Houston, United States
Duration: 27 Oct 201530 Oct 2015
https://www.hou.usra.edu/meetings/explorationzone2015/

Conference

ConferenceFirst Landing Site/Exploration Zone Workshop for Human Missions to the Surface of Mars
CountryUnited States
CityHouston
Period27/10/1530/10/15
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