Space Science Reviews

(The TQCC of Space Science Reviews is 22. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-05-01 to 2024-05-01.)
Mars 2020 Mission Overview246
The SuperCam Instrument Suite on the NASA Mars 2020 Rover: Body Unit and Combined System Tests159
Coronal Heating by MHD Waves137
The SuperCam Instrument Suite on the Mars 2020 Rover: Science Objectives and Mast-Unit Description132
Optical-Ultraviolet Tidal Disruption Events101
Radio Properties of Tidal Disruption Events100
Relative Atomic Solar System Abundances, Mass Fractions, and Atomic Masses of the Elements and Their Isotopes, Composition of the Solar Photosphere, and Compositions of the Major Chondritic Meteorite 98
Perseverance’s Scanning Habitable Environments with Raman and Luminescence for Organics and Chemicals (SHERLOC) Investigation95
The Non-carbonaceous–Carbonaceous Meteorite Dichotomy94
Quasi-Periodic Pulsations in Solar and Stellar Flares: A Review of Underpinning Physical Mechanisms and Their Predicted Observational Signatures92
Star Clusters Near and Far86
Kink Oscillations of Coronal Loops83
The Ingenuity Helicopter on the Perseverance Rover83
Decoding the Pre-Eruptive Magnetic Field Configurations of Coronal Mass Ejections82
BepiColombo - Mission Overview and Science Goals81
The Mars 2020 Engineering Cameras and Microphone on the Perseverance Rover: A Next-Generation Imaging System for Mars Exploration78
The Mars 2020 Perseverance Rover Mast Camera Zoom (Mastcam-Z) Multispectral, Stereoscopic Imaging Investigation75
The MarSCoDe Instrument Suite on the Mars Rover of China’s Tianwen-1 Mission74
Investigating Mercury’s Environment with the Two-Spacecraft BepiColombo Mission73
China’s Mars Exploration Mission and Science Investigation68
Atmospheric Dynamics of Hot Giant Planets and Brown Dwarfs66
The Sampling and Caching Subsystem (SCS) for the Scientific Exploration of Jezero Crater by the Mars 2020 Perseverance Rover66
The Physics of Star Cluster Formation and Evolution65
Lunar Seismology: A Data and Instrumentation Review64
Slow-Mode Magnetoacoustic Waves in Coronal Loops63
Photogeologic Map of the Perseverance Rover Field Site in Jezero Crater Constructed by the Mars 2020 Science Team61
Towards Precision Measurements of Accreting Black Holes Using X-Ray Reflection Spectroscopy60
PIXL: Planetary Instrument for X-Ray Lithochemistry59
The Mars Environmental Dynamics Analyzer, MEDA. A Suite of Environmental Sensors for the Mars 2020 Mission57
Mars Oxygen ISRU Experiment (MOXIE)56
X-Ray Properties of TDEs55
Magnetohydrodynamic Fast Sausage Waves in the Solar Corona54
Rossby Waves in Astrophysics51
Parker Solar Probe: Four Years of Discoveries at Solar Cycle Minimum51
A Review of Possible Planetary Atmospheres in the TRAPPIST-1 System49
Rationale for BepiColombo Studies of Mercury’s Surface and Composition47
The BepiColombo Planetary Magnetometer MPO-MAG: What Can We Learn from the Hermean Magnetic Field?47
Radar Imager for Mars’ Subsurface Experiment—RIMFAX47
SIMBIO-SYS: Scientific Cameras and Spectrometer for the BepiColombo Mission47
The ELFIN Mission46
Overview of the Chang’e-4 Mission: Opening the Frontier of Scientific Exploration of the Lunar Far Side45
Physical Processes in Star Formation44
Magnetohydrodynamic Waves in Open Coronal Structures44
SuperCam Calibration Targets: Design and Development44
Ice-Ocean Exchange Processes in the Jovian and Saturnian Satellites44
Comparison of the Deep Atmospheric Dynamics of Jupiter and Saturn in Light of the Juno and Cassini Gravity Measurements43
On the Origin and Evolution of the Material in 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko42
High Resolution Imaging Camera (HiRIC) on China’s First Mars Exploration Tianwen-1 Mission41
From Diffuse Gas to Dense Molecular Cloud Cores41
Hydrogen Dominated Atmospheres on Terrestrial Mass Planets: Evidence, Origin and Evolution40
On the Habitability and Future Exploration of Ocean Worlds37
Studying the Composition and Mineralogy of the Hermean Surface with the Mercury Radiometer and Thermal Infrared Spectrometer (MERTIS) for the BepiColombo Mission: An Update37
The BepiColombo Mercury Imaging X-Ray Spectrometer: Science Goals, Instrument Performance and Operations36
The Navigation and Terrain Cameras on the Tianwen-1 Mars Rover35
Pre-flight Calibration and Near-Earth Commissioning Results of the Mercury Plasma Particle Experiment (MPPE) Onboard MMO (Mio)35
Dayside Transient Phenomena and Their Impact on the Magnetosphere and Ionosphere35
Multi-model Meteorological and Aeolian Predictions for Mars 2020 and the Jezero Crater Region35
Current Sheets, Plasmoids and Flux Ropes in the Heliosphere34
Zooming in on Individual Star Formation: Low- and High-Mass Stars33
The Diverse Planetary Ingassing/Outgassing Paths Produced over Billions of Years of Magmatic Activity33
Loss and Fractionation of Noble Gas Isotopes and Moderately Volatile Elements from Planetary Embryos and Early Venus, Earth and Mars33
Do Intrinsic Magnetic Fields Protect Planetary Atmospheres from Stellar Winds?33
Is the Faint Young Sun Problem for Earth Solved?32
Pre-Flight Calibration of the Mars 2020 Rover Mastcam Zoom (Mastcam-Z) Multispectral, Stereoscopic Imager31
Outstanding Challenges of Exoplanet Atmospheric Retrievals29
Meteorological Predictions for Mars 2020 Perseverance Rover Landing Site at Jezero Crater29
Landing Site Selection and Overview of China’s Lunar Landing Missions29
Gravity, Geodesy and Fundamental Physics with BepiColombo’s MORE Investigation29
The Emirates Mars Mission29
Theory of Cosmic Ray Transport in the Heliosphere28
Mio—First Comprehensive Exploration of Mercury’s Space Environment: Mission Overview28
Radiometric Calibration Targets for the Mastcam-Z Camera on the Mars 2020 Rover Mission27
The Mars Orbiter Subsurface Investigation Radar (MOSIR) on China’s Tianwen-1 Mission27
Understanding the Origins of Problem Geomagnetic Storms Associated with “Stealth” Coronal Mass Ejections27
The MAVEN Radio Occultation Science Experiment (ROSE)27
The Origin of the Stellar Mass Distribution and Multiplicity27
The NC-CC Isotope Dichotomy: Implications for the Chemical and Isotopic Evolution of the Early Solar System27
Correction to: X-Ray Properties of TDEs26
Formation of an Accretion Flow26
BepiColombo Science Investigations During Cruise and Flybys at the Earth, Venus and Mercury26
Distinguishing Tidal Disruption Events from Impostors26
Radiative Emission Mechanisms26
Mission Overview and Scientific Contributions from the Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity Rover After Eight Years of Surface Operations26
Geodesy, Geophysics and Fundamental Physics Investigations of the BepiColombo Mission26
The Location of Magnetic Reconnection at Earth’s Magnetopause25
Current Sheets, Plasmoids and Flux Ropes in the Heliosphere25
SERENA: Particle Instrument Suite for Determining the Sun-Mercury Interaction from BepiColombo25
The Lunar Lander Neutron and Dosimetry (LND) Experiment on Chang’E 424
The Relativistic Electron-Proton Telescope (REPT) Investigation: Design, Operational Properties, and Science Highlights24
Setting the Stage: Planet Formation and Volatile Delivery24
Sulfur Ice Astrochemistry: A Review of Laboratory Studies24
The Structure of the Large-Scale Heliosphere as Seen by Current Models23
Superrotation in Planetary Atmospheres23
Design and Validation of the Scientific Data Products for China’s Tianwen-1 Mission23
Long-Term Modulation of Solar Cycles22
Emirates Mars Mission Characterization of Mars Atmosphere Dynamics and Processes22
Formation of Venus, Earth and Mars: Constrained by Isotopes22
Water Group Exospheres and Surface Interactions on the Moon, Mercury, and Ceres22
Dynamics and Evolution of Venus’ Mantle Through Time22
In-Flight Calibration and Performance of the OSIRIS-REx Touch And Go Camera System (TAGCAMS)22