Publications resulting from the Hera mission development phase

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Advocating near-Earth asteroid sample return

Articles

P70. Sears, D. W. G.; Allen, C. C.; Britt, D. T.; Brownlee, D. E.; Cheng, A. F.; Chapman, C. R.; Clark, B. C.; Drake, B. G.; Fevig, R. A.; Franchi, I. A.; Fujiwara, A.; Gorevan, S. P.; Kochan, H.; Lewis, J. S.; Lindstrom, M. M.; Nishiizumi, K.; Race, M. S.; Scheeres, D. J.; Scott, E. R. D.; Taylor, G. J.; Yano, H. (2002f)  Near-Earth Asteroid Sample Return.  In The Future of Solar System Exploration (2003-2013) -- Community Contributions to the NRC Solar System Exploration Decadal Survey. ASP Conference Proceedings, Vol. 272. Edited by Mark V. Sykes. San Francisco, Astronomical Society of the Pacific, 2002, pp. 111-140.

P67. Sears D. W. G., Allen C., Britt D., Brownlee D. E., Cheng A. F., Chapman C. R., Clark B. C., Drake B. G., Franchi I. A., Gorevan S., Kochan H., Lewis J. S., Lindstrom M. M., Nishiizumi K., Pieters C. M., Race M. S., Scheeres D. J., Scott E. R. D., Yano H (2001).  Near-Earth Asteroid sample return missions.  Space 2001 Conference and Exposition, Abuquerque, New Mexico, 28-30th August (CD-ROM), paper 2001-4728.  8 pp.  American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.

Workshop

NEAR-EARTH ASTEROID SAMPLE RETURN WORKSHOP, December 1112, 2000, Houston, Texas. [Click here for program and abstracts.]

Abstracts

A165. Sears D. W. G. (1998c) The case for asteroid sample return. Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 33, A140-A141.

A166. Sears D. W. G. (1998d) The case for asteroid sample return. Bul. Amer. Astron. Soc. 30, 1041.

A195. Sears D. W. G., Allen C., Britt D., Brownlee D. E., Cheng A. F., Chapman C. R., Clark B. C., Drake B. G., Franchi I. A., Fujiwara A., Gorevan S., Kochan H., Lewis J. S., Lindstrom M. M., Nishiizumi K., Race M. S., Scheeres D. J., Scott E. R. D., Yano H. (2001) Near-Earth asteroid sample return A community panel report for the NRC decadal study. Bull. Amer. Astron. Soc. 33, 1054.

A194. Sears D. W. G., Allen C., Britt D., Brownlee D. E., Cheng A. F., Chapman C. R., Clark B. C., Drake B. G., Franchi I. A., Gorevan S., Kochan H., Lewis J. S., Lindstrom M. M., Nishiizumi K., Pieters C. M., Race M. S., Scheeres D. J., Scott E. R. D., Yano H. (2001). Near-Earth asteroid sample return missions. Lunar Planet. Sci. XXXII, CD-ROM #1891.

The Hera mission

Articles

143. Sears, Derek; Allen, Carl; Britt, Dan; Brownlee, Don; Franzen, Melissa; Gefert, Leon; Gorovan, Stephen; Pieters, Carle; Preble, Jeffrey; Scheeres, Dan; Scott, Ed (2004a)  The Hera mission: multiple near-earth asteroid sample return.  Advances in Space Research, Volume 34, Issue 11, p. 2270-2275.

Abstracts

A186. Sears D. W. G., Brownlee D. D., Pieters C. M., Lindstrom M. L., Britt D., Clark B. C., Gefert L., Gorevan S. and Preble J. (2000) Hera: Multiple near-Earth Asteroid Sample Return. Bull. Amer. Astron. Soc., 32, #26.10.

A186a Sears, D. W. G.; Brownlee, D. D.; Pieters, C.; Lindstrom, M.; Britt, D.; Clark, B. C.; Gefert, L.; Gorevan, S.; Preble, J. C. (2000) A Multiple Near-Earth Asteroid Sample Return Mission Called Hera. Meteoritics & Planetary Science, vol. 35, Supplement, p.A145

A193. Sears D. W. G., and Scheeres, D. J. (2001) Asteroid constraints on multiple near-Earth asteroid sample return. Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 36, A186.

A197. Sears, D., Pieters, C., Britt, D., Scheeres, D., Gefert, L., Gorevan, S., Preble, J. (2001) Life after NEAR. Eos Trans. AGU, 82 (47), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract P32B-0550.

A205a Sears, D. (2002a) The Hera mission: Sample return from three near-Earth asteroids. 34th COSPAR Scientific Assembly, The Second World Space Congress, held 10-19 October, 2002 in Houston, TX, USA., meeting abstract

A211. Franzen, M. A.; Sears, D. W. G. (2003). The Hera Near-Earth Asteroid Sample Return Mission: An Overview. 34th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, Houston, TX, Abstract #1032, Lunar and Planetary Institute (CD-ROM).

Development of the sample collector

Articles

144. Sears, Derek; Franzen, Melissa; Moore, Shauntae; Nichols, Shawn; Kareev, Mikhail; Benoit, Paul (2004b)  Mission operations in low-gravity regolith and dust.  In Mitigation of hazardous comets and asteroids. Edited by M. Belton, T. H. Morgan, N. Samarasinha, and D. K. Yeomans. ISBN 0 521 82764 7 hardback; QB651.M57 2004 523.44 dc -- 22 2003065427. Published by Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 2004, p.337. [For informal photographs relating to this work, click here].

145. Sears, D. W. G.; Allen, C. C.; Bell, M. S.; Bogard, D.; Britt, D.; Brownlee, D. E.; Chapman, C.; Clark, B. C.; Dissley, R.; Franzen, M. A.; Goldstein, J.; Nishiizumi, K.; Nyquist, L.; Pieters, C. M.; Scheeres, D.; Scott, E. R. D.; Treiman, A. (2004c)  The Hera near-Earth asteroid sample return mission: science requirements of the sample collector.  Advances in Space Research, Volume 34, Issue 11, p. 2276-2280.

155. Franzen, M. A.; Roe, L. A.; Buffington, J. A.; Sears, D. W. G. (2008)  A sample collector for robotic sample return missions I: Temperature effect on collected mass.  Advances in Space Research, Volume 42, Issue 1, p. 20-24.

157. Venechuk, E.; Franzen, M. A.; Roe, L. A.; Sears, D. W. G. (2008)  A sample collector for robotic sample return missions II: Radiation tests.  Advances in Space Research, Volume 42, Issue 1, p. 25-28.

151. Azouggagh-McBride, S.; Roe, L. A.; Franzen, M. A.; Buffington, J. A.; Sears, D. W. G. (2008)  A sample collector for robotic sample return missions III: Impact survivability studies.  Advances in Space Research, Volume 42, Issue 1, p. 29-33.

Abstracts

A185a Sears, D. W. G.; Clark, B. C. (2000) Sample Collection Devices for Near-Earth Asteroid Sample Return. Near-Earth Asteroid Sample Return Workshop, p. 46

A206. Sears D.W.G., Franzen M., Bartlett P.W., Kong K.Y., Preble J., DiPalma J., Benoit P.H., and Kareev M. (2002b) The Hera mission: Laboratory and microgravity tests of the Honeybee Robotics touch-and-go sampler. 33rd Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, Houston, TX, Abstract #1583, Lunar and Planetary Institute (CD-ROM).

A206a Sears D. W. G., Allen C. C., Britt D., Brownlee D. E., Pieters C. M., Scheeres D., Scott. E. R. D. (2002c) The Hera near-Earth asteroid sample return mission:Science requirements of the sample collector. 65th Annual Meeting of the Meteoritical Socity, Los Angeles, CA., Meteoritics and Planetary Science, suppli., 37, A129.

A218a. Sears, D. W. G., Franzen M. A., Preble J. and Long T. (2003c) Sampling mechanisms for asteroid sample return missions. EGS-AGU-EUG Joint Assembly. Geophys. Res. Abs. 5, Abstract # P12114. (CD-ROM).

A219. Franzen, M. A.; Preble, J.; Schoenoff, M.; Halona, K.; Long, T. E.; Park, T.; Sears, D. W. G. (2004a) Microgravity Testing of a Surface Sampling System for Sample Return from Small Solar System Bodies. 35th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, March 15-19, 2004, League City, Texas, abstract no.1716

A220. Franzen, M. A.; Sears, D. W. G.; Roe, L.; Buffington, J.; Venechuk, E.; Azouggagh-McBride, S. (2004b) The Hera TGIP Sample Collector. American Astronomical Society, DPS meeting #36, #14.03

A224. Azouggagh-McBride, S.; Roe, L. A.; Franzen, M. A.; Buffington, J. A.; Sears, D. W. G. (2005) Simulation of Recovery Impacts for the Prototype Hera Asteroid Sample Collector. 36th Annual Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, March 14-18, 2005, in League City, Texas, abstract no.1464

A225. Buffington, J. A.; Franzen, M. A.; Azouggagh-McBride, S.; Roe, L. A.; Sears, D. W. G. (2005) Simulation of Extraterrestrial Sample Acquisition. 36th Annual Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, March 14-18, 2005, in League City, Texas, abstract no.1452

 

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