The Economy Way To Mars

The expense of an unmanned Mars sample-return mission (AW&ST Oct. 1, p. 36) should revive interest in the SCIM (Sample Collection for Investigation of Mars) concept, a low-cost alternative that was nearly selected as a Mars Scout mission in 2007. SCIM was designed to collect dust and air samples...

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