Dante Lauretta is a Professor of Planetary Science in the Lunar and Planetary Laboratory at the University of Arizona. He is the Principal Investigator for the NASA OSIRIS-REx Asteroid Sample Return Mission. This blog is his forum to share experiences related to planetary exploration including the science, engineering, managerial, and political issues surrounding this topic.
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