Whitepaper #190 submitted to the Planetary Science and Astrobiology Decadal Survey 2023-2032. Topics: Mars; Mercury and/or the Moon; Venus
by Philippe Sarrazin, Rachel Obbard, Nghia Vo, Kris Zacny, Nancy Hinman, Barbara Lafuente, Janice Bishop, Jianxin Chen, Davide Blake, Thomas Bristow, Elizabeth Rampe, Shane Byrne, and Scott Eckley
Published onMar 18, 2021
In situ microCT for planetary exploration
We propose the in situ deployment of high-resolution X-ray Computed Tomography instruments in the coming decade to non-destructively analyze the microstructure and composition of samples on rocky or icy bodies.