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Missions

Our scientists provide assessments of current and future planetary missions, instruments, landing sites, and surface operations. Mission services include planning, operations, science team participation, instrument services, data analysis, and sample preparation and analysis. Our scientists also conduct laboratory and field tests to assess science instruments under mission relevant conditions. Field science and operations services include analog mission operations, data management systems, and crew training. Current missions our scientists are involved in include Mars Exploration Rover, Mars Science Laboratory, OSIRIS-REx, Mars 2020, and NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations (NEEMO).