A new international task force met in Washington just before the New Year's holiday to lay the groundwork for a Mars sample return mission. The task force, dubbed the International Mars Architecture for Return of Samples (IMARS) group, is a committee of the International Mars Exploration Working Group (IMEWG), which was formed in 1993. It includes NASA and the European Space Agency, which have led the sample return effort up to now, as well as the Canadian Space Agency, the Japan ...


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