2. D.W. Beaty, M.A. Meyer, and the Mars Advanced Planning Group, 2006 Update to Robotic Mars Exploration Strategy: 2007-2016, Unpublished white paper, posted November 2006 by the Mars Exploration Program Analysis Group (MEPAG) at http://mepag.jpl.nasa.gov/reports/index.html.

3. National Research Council, New Frontiers in the Solar System: An Integrated Exploration Strategy, The National Academies Press, Washington, D.C., 2003, pp. 84 and 200.

4. NASA, Science Mission Directorate, A Roadmap for the Robotic and Human Exploration of Mars, p. ES-3, NASA Headquarters, Washington, D.C., 2005.

5. National Research Council, Review of Goals and Plans for NASA’s Space and Earth Sciences, The National Academies Press, Washington, D.C., 2006, p. 11.

6. National Research Council, New Frontiers in the Solar System: An Integrated Exploration Strategy, The National Academies Press, Washington, D.C., 2003, pp. 7, 83, 200.

7. MEPAG’s study of MSTO is available at <mepag.jpl.nasa.gov/reports/MSTO_SAG_reports.doc>.

8. J. Vago, B. Gardini, G. Kminek, P. Baglioni, G. Gianfiglio, A. Santovincenzo, S. Bayón, and M. van Winnendael, “ExoMars: Searching for Life on the Red Planet,” ESA Bulletin 126:16-23, 2006.

9. National Research Council, New Frontiers in the Solar System: An Integrated Exploration Strategy, The National Academies Press, Washington, D.C., 2003, p. 7.



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