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Biology and the exploration of Mars

report of a study

by Colin S. Pittendrigh

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Published by National Academy of Sciences-National Research Council in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Mars (Planet)
    • Subjects:
    • Life on other planets.,
    • Biochemistry.,
    • Mars (Planet)

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Colin S. Pittendrigh, Wolf Vishniac, and J.P.T. Pearman.
      Series[NAS-NRC] Publication, 1296, Publication (National Research Council (U.S.)) ;, no. 1296.
      ContributionsVishniac, Wolf, joint ed., Pearman, J. P. T., joint ed., National Research Council (U.S.). Space Science Board., United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration., Stanford University., Rockefeller University.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQB54 .P58
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 516 p.
      Number of Pages516
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5964850M
      LC Control Number65060913

      Additional Physical Format: Online version: Pittendrigh, Colin S. (Colin Stephenson). Biology and the exploration of Mars. Washington, National Academy of Sciences-National Research Council, The History of Mars Exploration For hundreds of years our observations of Mars were restricted by the vast distance separating Earth from the red planet. About once every two years, at its closest approach (called opposition), Mars passes within about 55 million km of Earth and it is then that we are able to capture pictures of maximum.

      Mars Student Imaging Project The Mars Student Imaging Project allows students to use a camera on the Odyssey orbiter to take their own image of the red planet and analyze it using the scientific method.: Lesson Plans: NASA Summer of Innovation Collection If you are curious about Mars exploration, this series of activities can help your students learn more about Mars and how we explore. Books shelved as exploration-and-field-biology: The Silent World by Jacques-Yves Cousteau, The Journals of Lewis and Clark by Meriwether Lewis, Plant Hun. Mars Exploration Program. A tactile guide. Mars Science Laboratory and Gale Crater Tactile Set. Nearly half way between the “Death Valley” (Hellas Basin) and “Mount Everest” (Olympus Mons) of Mars, the mysterious crater called Gale awaits further exploration by the Curiosity rover.

      Mars is a terrestrial planet that consists of minerals containing silicon and oxygen, metals, and other elements that typically make up rock. The surface of Mars is primarily composed of tholeiitic basalt, although parts are more silica-rich than typical basalt and may be similar to . Shirley, D., () Managing Martians, Broadway Books, New York. The story of the Sojourner rover on Mars Pathfinder. Squyres, S., () Roving Mars: Spirit, Opportunity, and the Exploration of Mars, Hyperion Books, New York. The story of the Mars Exploration Rovers, told by the project's leader. Does synthetic biology hold the key to manned space exploration of the Moon and Mars? Berkeley Lab researchers have used synthetic biology to produce an inexpensive and reliable microbial-based alternative to the world’s most effective anti-malaria drug, and to develop clean, green and sustainable alternatives to gasoline, diesel and jet fuels.


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