Instrumentation and Facilities for Extraterrestrial Sample Curation and Analysis
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NAS) has released the document, “Strategic Investments in Instrumentation and Facilities for Extraterrestrial Sample Curation and Analysis.” The report outlines current capabilities and facilities for the analysis of extraterrestrial samples, as well as future requirements for studying samples that will be returned to Earth in the coming decades.
A committee was assembled to explore the questions:
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The strategy document is available as a book from the National Academy of Science Engineering and Medicine at:
The entire book and individual chapters can be downloaded as pdfs. A hard copy of the book is also available from the NAS for purchase.