NASA and ESA invite individuals to apply for membership in a new Mars Sample Return Science Planning Group Phase 2 (MSPG-2) committee. MSPG-2 will address MSR science and curation planning questions as requested by NASA and ESA. Personnel will be selected on experience in organizing and managing large-scale collaborative scientific activities, involvement in one or more sample return planning and/or flight activities, and experience with sample-related scientific issues associated with sample containment and analyses. Application for membership in this committee will be in the form of a Letter of Application (2 pages), accompanied by a current CV.

For more information:

Announcement of Opportunity (pdf):

MSPG-2 Terms of Reference:

Deadline for Letter of Application: 4 May 2020