The Sample Analysis at Mars Investigation and Instrument Suite

@article{Mahaffy2012TheSA,
  title={The Sample Analysis at Mars Investigation and Instrument Suite},
  author={Paul R. Mahaffy and Christopher R. Webster and Michel Cabane and Pamela G. Conrad and Patrice Coll and Sushil K. Atreya and Robert Arvey and Michael Barciniak and Mehdi Benna and Lora V. Bleacher and William B Brinckerhoff and Jennifer L. Eigenbrode and Daniel Carignan and Mark Cascia and Robert A. Chalmers and Jason P. Dworkin and Therese Errigo and P Everson and Heather B. Franz and Rodger E. Farley and Steven Feng and Gregory L. Frazier and Caroline Freissinet and Daniel P. Glavin and Dan N. Harpold and Doug Hawk and Vincent Holmes and Christopher S. Johnson and Andrea Jones and Patrick Jordan and James W. Kellogg and Jesse Lewis and Eric Lyness and Charles Malespin and David K. Martin and J. C. Maurer and Amy C. McAdam and Douglas McLennan and Thomas J. Nolan and Marvin Noriega and Alexander A. Pavlov and Benito Prats and Eric Raaen and Oren E. Sheinman and Dave Sheppard and James Smith and Jennifer C. Stern and Florence Tan and Melissa G. Trainer and Doug W. Ming and Richard V. Morris and John Smith Jones and Cynthia Gundersen and Andrew Steele and James J. Wray and Oliver Botta and Laurie A. Leshin and Tobias C. Owen and Steven J. Battel and Bruce M. Jakosky and Heidi L. K. Manning and Steven W. Squyres and Rafael Navarro‐Gonz{\'a}lez and Christopher P. McKay and François Raulin and Robert J. Sternberg and Arnaud Buch and Paul Sorensen and Robert J. Kline-Schoder and David Coscia and Cyril Szopa and Samuel Teinturier and Curtis Baffes and Jason Feldman and Gregory J. Flesch and Siamak Forouhar and Ray Garcia and Didier Keymeulen and Steve Woodward and Bruce Block and Kenneth E. Arnett and Ryan Miller and Charles Edmonson and Stephen Gorevan and Erik Mumm},
  journal={Space Science Reviews},
  year={2012},
  volume={170},
  pages={401-478}
}
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