OSS (Outer Solar System): a fundamental and planetary physics mission to Neptune, Triton and the Kuiper Belt

  title={OSS (Outer Solar System): a fundamental and planetary physics mission to Neptune, Triton and the Kuiper Belt},
  author={Bruno Christophe and Linda J. Spilker and J. D. Anderson and Nicolas Andr{\'e} and Sami W. Asmar and Jonathan M. Aurnou and Don Banfield and Antonella Barucci and Orfeu Bertolami and Robert Bingham and Patrick Brown and Baptiste Cecconi and J-M. Courty and H. Dittus and Leigh N. Fletcher and Bernard Foulon and Frederico Francisco and Paulo J. S. Gil and Karl‐Heinz Glassmeier and William M. Grundy and Candice J. Hansen and J{\"o}rn Helbert and Ravit Helled and Hauke Hussmann and Brahim Lamine and Claus L{\"a}mmerzahl and Laurent Lamy and Roland Lehoucq and Benjamin Lenoir and Agn{\`e}s Levy and Glenn S. Orton and Jorge P'aramos and Joel Poncy and Frank Postberg and S. V. Progrebenko and Kim R. Reh and Serge Reynaud and Cl{\'e}lia Robert and Etienne Samain and Joachim Saur and Kunio M. Sayanagi and Nicole Schmitz and Hanns Selig and Frank Sohl and Thomas R. Spilker and Ralf Srama and Katrin Stephan and Pierre Jean Touboul and Peter Wolf},
  journal={Experimental Astronomy},
The present OSS (Outer Solar System) mission continues a long and bright tradition by associating the communities of fundamental physics and planetary sciences in a single mission with ambitious goals in both domains. OSS is an M-class mission to explore the Neptune system almost half a century after the flyby of the Voyager 2 spacecraft. Several discoveries were made by Voyager 2, including the Great Dark Spot (which has now disappeared) and Triton’s geysers. Voyager 2 revealed the dynamics of… Expand
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