Exploring the Earth-Sun system, our own solar system, and the universe beyond.
Operate the International Space Station and prepare for human exploration beyond low Earth orbit.
Serves as the NASA Administrator's principal advisor and advocate on matters concerning agency-wide technology policy and programs.
Serves as principal advisor to the NASA Administrator and other senior officials on agency science programs, strategic planning and the evaluation of related investments.
MPPG explored many options and alternatives for creating a meaningful collaboration between science and human exploration of Mars, while leveraging ...› View Acrobat PDF
11.07.12 - The final report was delivered to NASA in October. The content as described in the Summary Report remains unchanged, and we have added supporting details via several appendices. NASA is completing an editorial review process for grammar, clarity, consistency and the like, and we are making edits where appropriate.
08.01.12 - The MPPG has studied ideas and concepts generated by the LPI Workshop and presented an outline of the key chapters of the final report to the NASA Associate Administrators for Science and Human Exploration, and the Chief Scientist and Chief Technologist. August is integration time as the MPPG prepares to put it all together, and awaits the landing of the Mars Science Laboratory.