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Reminder of International Mars Ice Mapper Measurements Definition Team Application Deadline – Aug. 23

By SpaceRef Editor
August 18, 2021
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Just a friendly reminder about upcoming the International Mars Ice Mapper Measurement Definition Team application deadline. Please let us know if you have any questions. Thank you!


International Mars Ice Mapper (I-MIM)


AUG 23, 2021   


NASA and the Canadian, Italian, the Netherlands Space Office and Japanese space agencies are looking for applicantsfor membership on the Joint ASI/CSA/JAXA/NASA/NSO Measurement Definition Team for the International Mars Ice Mapper Mission (I-MIM).  I-MIM would map and characterize accessible (within the uppermost 10m) subsurface water ice and its overburden in mid-to-low latitudes to support planning for potential human surface missions to Mars.  This (unfunded) opportunity is open to scientists, engineers, and other qualified and interested individuals from institutions worldwide.  For reasons of cost, time, and safety, most of the MDT’s work will be carried out using email and tele/video conferences.   The full text of this call and all associated documentation and application materials can be found at:    Applications are due August 23, 2021.


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