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Title The quarantine and certification of Martian samples / Committee on Planetary and Lunar Exploration, Space Studies Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, National Research Council.
Imprint Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 2002.

Series The compass series.
Compass series (Washington, D.C.)
Subject Mars surface samples.
Planetary quarantine.
Space vehicles -- Contamination.
Mars (Planet) -- Exploration -- Equipment and supplies.
Alt Name National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Planetary and Lunar Exploration.
National Research Council (U.S.). Space Studies Board.
Description 1 online resource (xii, 80 pages) : illustrations.
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Note Print version record.
Contents Front Matter -- Preface -- Contents -- Executive Summary -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Detection of Potential Biohazards -- 3 Detection of Evidence of Earlier Life -- 4 Quarantine Strategy -- 5 The Sterilization of Samples from Mars -- 6 The Quarantine Facility -- 7 Lessons Learned from the Quarantine of Apollo Lunar Samples -- 8 Conclusions and Recommendations -- Appendix A Deinococcus radiodurans as an Analogue to Extremophile Organisms That May Have Survived on Mars -- Appendix B A History of the Lunar Receiving Laboratory
ISBN 0309511518 (electronic bk.)
9780309511513 (electronic bk.)
0309075718 (pbk.)
9780309075718 (pbk.)
OCLC # 52863089
Additional Format Print version: Quarantine and certification of Martian samples. Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 2002 0309075718 (DLC) 2002283099 (OCoLC)49745757.

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