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Needed Instrument Technologies

Planetary Science Division / Science Mission Directorate

Future Instrument Technologies

Capabilities Needed

Needed Instruments

Life Detection for Ocean Worlds

Instruments to Locate Regions of Habitability from Orbit:Flyby
Technologies to Sample Plumes of Ocean Worlds from Orbit:Flyby
Technologies to Extract and Process Materials on Ocean Worlds for Life Detection
Instruments to Identify Biomarkers from Ocean Worlds
Instruments to Identify Microscopic Organisms in Ocean Worlds
Instruments to Identify Life Processes on Ocean Worlds

Low Mass, Low Power Instruments for Small Spacecraft

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