Mars Exploration Program Analysis Group
Mars Exploration Program Analysis Group (MEPAG) serves as a community-based, interdisciplinary forum for inquiry and analysis to support NASA Mars exploration objectives. MEPAG is responsible for providing the science input needed to plan and prioritize Mars exploration activities. To carry out its role, MEPAG organizes public meetings to gather information and conduct specific studies to address issues and analyze proposed future activities. Based on those activities, MEPAG documents goals, objectives, investigations, and required measurements for the robotic and human exploration of Mars. Updates in response to discoveries and community input are captured in the MEPAG Science Goals Document. The four overarching MEPAG goals for the exploration of Mars and its moons are:
Goal 1. Determine if Mars ever supported life
Goal 2. Understand the processes and history of climate on Mars
Goal 3. Understand the origin and evolution of Mars as a geological system
Goal 4. Prepare for human exploration
By participating in MEPAG activities, community members agree to abide by the MEPAG Agreement on Acceptable Behavior so that we may all have free and open communication in a safe environment.
Code of Conduct
The LPI is committed to providing a harassment-free experience for participants regardless of gender, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, race, religion, or other protected status. While attending the meeting or any related ancillary or social events, participants should not engage in harassment in any form. All participants are expected to behave according to professional standards and in accordance with their employers’ policies on appropriate workplace behavior.
To report issues or concerns, contact LPI management at USRA-LPI Meetings Code of Conduct.