The following abstracts were presented at the 2018 Lunar Planetary Science Conference:
Overview View PDF
S. W. Squyres, K. Nakamura-Messenger, D. F. Mitchell, V. E. Moran, M. B. Houghton, et al.
Overview of the CAESAR New Frontiers mission, which would return a sample from the nucleus of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.
Sample Science View PDF
D. S. Lauretta, S. W. Squyres, S. Messenger, K. Nakamura-Messenger, T. Nakamura, et al.
Summary of science proposed to be performed using the sample returned from Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko by the CAESAR mission.
TAG Site Selection and Camera Suite View PDF
A. G. Hayes, K. M. Getzandanner, J. M. Soderblom, M. Ravine, R. Kirk, at al.
Summary of the proposed touch-and-go (TAG) sampling site selection process and Camera Suite of the CAESAR sample return mission to Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.
Sample Acquisition and Preservation View PDF
D. P. Glavin, S. W. Squyres, P. C. Chu, P. A. Gerakines, K. Yamada, et al.
Summary of the proposed sample acquisition and sample preservation for the CAESAR sample return mission to Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.
Contamination, Recovery, and Curation View PDF
K. Nakamura-Messenger, L. Bermúdez, J. S. Canham, P. C. Chu, S. J. Clemett, et al.
Summary of the proposed contamination knowledge/control, SRC recovery, and sample curation for the CAESAR sample return mission to Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.