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MRO - Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter

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NASA launched a multipurpose spacecraft named Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter on August 12, 2005 to advance our understanding of Mars through detailed observation, to examine potential landing sites for future surface missions and to provide a high-data-rate communications relay for those missions. Scientists are using the spacecraft to study the surface, monitor the atmosphere, and probe underground, all to gain better knowledge of the distribution and history of Mars' water, whether frozen, liquid or vapor.


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Laurie Barge
Laboratory Studies - Scientist
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Abigail Fraeman
Planetary Geosciences
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David Kass
Planetary And Exoplanetary Atmospheres
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Armin Kleinboehl
Planetary And Exoplanetary Atmospheres
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Cecilia Leung
Planetary And Exoplanetary Atmospheres
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Daniel Nunes
Planetary Interiors and Geophysics - SHARAD Investigation Scientist
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Sylvain Piqueux
Planetary And Exoplanetary Atmospheres
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Liam Steele
Planetary And Exoplanetary Atmospheres
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Leslie Tamppari
Planetary And Exoplanetary Atmospheres - Deputy Project Scientist, Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter
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Richard Zurek
Affiliates - Chief Scientist Mars Program Office, Project Scientist, MRO