Accession Number : AD0648864

Title :   PLANETARY CONTAMINATION II: SOVIET AND U. S. PRACTICES AND POLICIES,

Corporate Author : RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CALIF

Personal Author(s) : Murray,Burce C. ; Davies,Merton E. ; Eckman,Philip K.

Report Date : MAR 1967

Pagination or Media Count : 25

Abstract : It was concluded that viable terrestrial micro-organisms which are transported to Mars inside solid components in sealed spaces have a low probability of being released to the surface or atmosphere, and if any are released they are not likely to infect the planet.

Descriptors :   (*PLANETARY ATMOSPHERES, BIOLOGICAL CONTAMINATION), (*BIOLOGICAL CONTAMINATION, PLANETS), MICROORGANISMS, MARS(PLANET), VENUS(PLANET), USSR, UNITED STATES, SPACECRAFT, SPACE BIOLOGY

Subject Categories : Biology
      Astronautics
      Unmanned Spacecraft

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE