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Title: A Tale of 2 Missions (And Hopefully 2 Different Landings)

A Tale of 2 Missions (And Hopefully 2 Different Landings) This talk, to be given at the LANL IGPP Annual Review dinner in Santa Fe, NM on July 17, 2012, highlights two important NASA missions LANL played a key role in: The Genesis mission was the first to return to Earth from beyond the Moon, bearing solar particles to help understand the composition of the Sun; and Curiosity, a 1-ton Mars rover launched to the red planet in 2011 with a suite of instruments from LANL called ChemCam.
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OSTI Identifier:1047084
Report Number(s):LA-UR-12-23189
TRN: US1203853
DOE Contract Number:AC52-06NA25396
Resource Type:Conference
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Resource Relation:Conference: LANL IGPP Annual Review Dinner ; 2012-07-17 - 2012-07-17 ; Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States
Research Org:Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL)
Sponsoring Org:NASA
Country of Publication:United States
Language:English
Subject: 72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS; 79 ASTROPHYSICS, COSMOLOGY AND ASTRONOMY; BEARINGS; LANL; NASA; ORIGIN; SOLAR PARTICLES; SPACE VEHICLES