Case Study on Mars Exploration

TitleCase Study on Mars Exploration
Publication TypeCase Study
Year of Publication2004
AuthorsCoors, J, Eastburn, D, Edelson, M, Miller, D, Patterson, S, Streiffer, R
PublisherIowa State University, Office of Biotechnology
AbstractDiscusses concerns about samples taken during an unmanned mission to Mars. If life can exist on that planet, there is some concern that it any life contained in samples taken on Mars could pose a threat to the environment on Earth. Conversely, Earth's exploration of other planets could inadvertently cause damage to life on other worlds.
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