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Exploration Architecture with Quantum Inertial Gravimetry and In Situ ChipSat Sensors

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This will study an exploration architecture combining remote survey with in situ sampling, with example missions to Europa and a Near Earth Object. In particular for this study, we will examine cold-stom gravimetry and ChipSat landers as enabling technologies to perform combined missions at Europa and asteroid targets. We will also investigate ChipSat landers as a technology for in situ sensing. These efforts will both mature cold-atom inertial sensing for use on small space platforms and mature ChipSats as a plentary landing platform.

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