The NASA Roadmap to Ocean Worlds

  title={The NASA Roadmap to Ocean Worlds},
  author={Amanda R. Hendrix and Terry Anthony Hurford and Laura M. Barge and Michael T. Bland and Jeff S. Bowman and William B Brinckerhoff and Bonnie J. Buratti and Morgan Leigh Cable and Julie C. Castillo‐Rogez and Geoffrey C. Collins and Serina Diniega and Christopher R. German and Alexander Gerard Hayes and Tori M. Hoehler and Sona Hosseini and Carly J. A. Howett and Alfred S. McEwen and Catherine D. Neish and Marc Neveu and Tom A. Nordheim and G. Wesley Patterson and Donald A. Patthoff and Cynthia B. Phillips and Alyssa Rose Rhoden and Britney E. Schmidt and Kelsi N. Singer and Jason M. Soderblom and Steven Douglas Vance},
  pages={1 - 27}
Abstract In this article, we summarize the work of the NASA Outer Planets Assessment Group (OPAG) Roadmaps to Ocean Worlds (ROW) group. The aim of this group is to assemble the scientific framework that will guide the exploration of ocean worlds, and to identify and prioritize science objectives for ocean worlds over the next several decades. The overarching goal of an Ocean Worlds exploration program as defined by ROW is to “identify ocean worlds, characterize their oceans, evaluate their… 

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