|Topic:||Preventing the Forward Contamination of Mars|
THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES
National Research Council
Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences
Space Studies Board
Committee on Preventing the Forward Contamination of Mars
Monday, July 25, 2005
560 Dirksen Senate Office Bldg. -- 10:00 a.m.
2320 Rayburn House Office Bldg. -- 1:30 p.m.
Preventing the Forward Contamination of Mars
This new report, from the National Academies, recommends levels of cleanliness and sterilization necessary to prevent the contamination of Mars by future spacecraft missions.
These series of briefings were for members of Congress and congressional staff only. The report was publicly released on July 25, 2005 and can be found, in its entirety, on the Web site of the National Academies Press.