Assessment of planetary protection requirements for Mars sample return missions

NASA maintains a planetary protection policy to avoid the forward biological contamination of other worlds by terrestrial organisms, and back biological contamination of Earth from the return of extraterrestrial materials by spaceflight missions. Forward-contamination issues related to Mars missions...

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Corporate Authors: National Research Council (U.S.), National Research Council (U.S.). Space Studies Board., National Research Council (U.S.). Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences., National Academies Press (U.S.), National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on the Review of Planetary Protection Requirements for Mars Sample Return Missions.
Format: eBook
Published: Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, c2009.
Online Access:Subscribed ebook (available only in University campus-wide network);click to view
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