Measuring Mars Atmospheric Winds from Orbit

  title={Measuring Mars Atmospheric Winds from Orbit},
  author={S. A. Baker and J. Battalio and T. Bertrand and A. Brown and A. Colaprete and A. Cook and D. Cremons and M. Crismani and A. Dave and M. Day and M. Desjean and M. Elrod and L. Fenton and J. Fisher and L. Gordley and P. Hayne and N. Heavens and J. Hollingsworth and D. Jha and V. Jha and M. Kahre and A. Khayat and A. Kling and S. Lewis and B. T. Marshall and G. Mart'inez and L. Montabone and M. Mischna and C. Newman and A. Pankine and H. Riris and J. Shirley and M. D. Smith and A. Spiga and X. Sun and L. Tamppari and R. Young and D. Vi'udez-Moreiras and G. Villaneuva and M. Wolff and R. Wilson},
  journal={arXiv: Instrumentation and Methods for Astrophysics},
Wind is the process that connects Mars' climate system. Measurements of Mars atmospheric winds from orbit would dramatically advance our understanding of Mars and help prepare for human exploration of the Red Planet. Multiple instrument candidates are in development and will be ready for flight in the next decade. We urge the Decadal Survey to make these measurements a priority for 2023-2032. 


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