In this mission, you will act as a planetary scientist tasked with returning to Earth with samples from a celestial object in our solar system. When analyzed, the results will help us understand the universe, provide details about Earth's past, and will further explorations of the solar system and deep space.
Click on each celestial object to learn more. Click the selection box to choose an object to study.
Think about what astronomical spectrometry would reveal about samples from each. Which planet would you like to study further? Why?