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Near-Earth Object Exploration Leading to Human Visits

Whitepaper #043 submitted to the Planetary Science and Astrobiology Decadal Survey 2023-2032. Topics: primitive bodies

Published onMar 18, 2021
Near-Earth Object Exploration Leading to Human Visits

Current NASA human spaceflight (HSF) exploration roadmaps omit near-Earth objects (NEOs) as destinations, leaving a formidable capability gap between the Moon and Mars. A dual-mission strategy is presented whereby scientific return is enhanced while the most compelling NEO destinations are employed as steppingstones on the HSF path to Mars.


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