The Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) Mission

@article{Jakosky2013TheMA,
  title={The Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) Mission},
  author={Bruce M. Jakosky and Robert P. Lin and Joseph Grebowsky and Janet G. Luhmann and David F. Mitchell and G. Beutelschies and T. Priser and Mario H. Acuna and Laila Andersson and Darren T. Baird and Deborah Baker and R. E. Bartlett and Mehdi Benna and Stephen W. Bougher and David Andrew Brain and D. Carson and Sandra Cauffman and Phillip C. Chamberlin and J-Y. Chaufray and Octavia Cheatom and John T. Clarke and John E. P. Connerney and Thomas E. Cravens and David W. Curtis and Gregory T. Delory and Stuart Demcak and A. Ware Dewolfe and Francis G. Eparvier and Robert E. Ergun and Anders I. Eriksson and Jared, Randolph Espley and Xiaohua Fang and David C. Folta and Jane L. Fox and Carlos Gomez-Rosa and S. Habenicht and Jasper Halekas and Gregory M. Holsclaw and Martin B. Houghton and Regan E. Howard and Michal Jarosz and Nicholas M. Jedrich and M. Johnson and Wayne T. Kasprzak and Maxwell Kelley and Terri King and Mark R. Lankton and Davin E. Larson and Francis J. LeBlanc and Franck Lef{\'e}vre and Robert James Lillis and Paul R. Mahaffy and Christian Xavier Mazelle and William E. McClintock and James P. Mcfadden and David L. Mitchell and Franck Montmessin and James R. Morrissey and W.K. (Bill) Peterson and W. Possel and J. A. Sauvaud and Nicholas M. Schneider and Wayne Sidney and Simone Sparacino and A. Ian F. Stewart and R. Tolson and Dominique Toublanc and Chris Waters and Tom Woods and Roger V. Yelle and Richard W. Zurek},
  journal={Space Science Reviews},
  year={2013},
  volume={195},
  pages={3-48}
}
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