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Interdisciplinary Scientist

NSSDCA ID: 1978-078A-09

Mission Name: Pioneer Venus Probe Bus
Principal Investigator:Prof. Thomas M. Donahue


A number of theorists were selected to participate as members of the science steering group in defining the scientific objectives, strategy, and planning for the mission, in coordinating the experiments, and in the analysis of flight experiment data. Each theorist had an area of major responsibility that included the interdisciplinary aspects of atmospheric chemistry and radiative transport theory to arrive at an understanding of the aeronomy of the atmosphere of Venus.

Alternate Names

  • PioneerVenusProbeBus/InterdisciplinaryScientist2

Funding Agency

  • NASA-Office of Space Science (United States)


  • Planetary Science: Atmospheres

Additional Information

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NameRoleOriginal AffiliationE-mail
Prof. Thomas M. DonahuePrincipal InvestigatorUniversity of
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