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.
The final report was delivered to NASA in October. The content as described in the Summary Report remains unchanged, and we have added supporting ...› Read More
MPPG explored many options and alternatives for creating a meaningful collaboration between science and human exploration of Mars, while leveraging ...› View Acrobat PDF
Experts from NASA have contributed their thoughts on some of the most popular topics discussed by the public in the Mars Forum. A series of video ...› Read More | › Frequently Asked Questions
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 ...› Read More
A report summarizing the cutting-edge concepts discussed at the Concepts and Approaches for Mars Exploration workshop, held from June 12-14 in ...› View site → | › News release
06.01.12 - One of the input mechanisms we are tapping into is the Concepts and Approaches for Mars Exploration Workshop, June 12-14, 2012.› Read More | › Visit the LPI website → | › Workshop Program Agenda (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.