The Future of Cometary Plasma Research

  1. Alan Johnstone
  1. Marcia Neugebauer

Published Online: 26 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM061p0001

Cometary Plasma Processes

Cometary Plasma Processes

How to Cite

Neugebauer, M. (1991) The Future of Cometary Plasma Research, in Cometary Plasma Processes (ed A. Johnstone), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM061p0001

Author Information

  1. Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91109, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1991

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900278

Online ISBN: 9781118663660



  • Comets;
  • Space plasmas;
  • Astrophysics


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Further Analysis of Existing Data

  • Need for New Data

  • Observations from Ground or Earth Orbit

  • Giotto Extended Mission

  • Comet Rendezvous Asteroid Flyby Mission

  • Comet Sample Return Missions

  • Conclusions