MarcoPolo-R: proposal to ESA in response to call for medium-size missions
Publication date: 03 December 2010
Authors: MarcoPolo-R proposing team
Copyright: ESAMarcoPolo-R is a sample return mission to a primitive Near-Earth Asteroid (NEA).
The MarcoPolo-R mission proposal was submitted in 2010 to ESA in response to the Call for medium-size (M-class) missions in the Cosmic Vision 2015-2025 plan with a launch opportunity in the period 2020-22.
In February 2011 MarcoPolo-R was one of four missions recommended by the ESA advisory structure and selected for an assessment study.
The mission proposal can be accessed through the publication link below.
Link to Publication: /science-e/www/object/doc.cfm?fobjectid=49379
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