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On the habitability of Mars

Ames Research Center.

On the habitability of Mars

an approach to planetary ecosynthesis

by Ames Research Center.

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Published by Scientific and Technical Information Office, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, for sale by the National Technical Information Service in Washington, Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Mars (Planet)
    • Subjects:
    • Space biology,
    • Space colonies,
    • Mars (Planet)

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 101-105.

      Statementedited by M. M. Averner, R. D. MacElroy ; prepared by Ames Research Center.
      SeriesNASA SP ; 414, NASA SP ;, 414.
      ContributionsAverner, M. M., MacElroy, R. D. 1939-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQH327 .U58 1976
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 105 p. :
      Number of Pages105
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5015861M
      LC Control Number76603600

      I've got some books to recommend on astrobiology, planet Earth and its living creatures, impact cratering, and Mars rovers. I've got some books to recommend on astrobiology, planet Earth and its living creatures, impact cratering, and Mars rovers. Account Center Search. Our Work;.   That’s where this new study—the brainchild of researchers Robin Wordsworth, Laura Kerber, and Charles Cockell —comes in. “Mars is on the edge of habitability,” Cockell says. “It’s a planet that.

      'Few persons except astronomers fully realise that of all the planets of the Solar system the only one whose solid surface has been seen with certainty is Mars.' In , Alfred Russel Wallace wrote the short book 'Is Mars Habitable?' in response to Professor Percival Lowell's book 'Mars and its Canals.' The latter seemed to invalidated the claims Wallace made in his book. The planet Mercury has often been used as a setting in science ing themes include the dangers of being exposed to solar radiation and the possibility of escaping excessive radiation by staying within the planet's slow-moving terminator (the boundary between day and night). Another recurring theme is autocratic governments, perhaps because of an association of .

        For other ideas, we can turn to sci-fi writers and scientists, including Carl Sagan and NASA. NASA released On the Habitability of Mars: An Approach to Planetary Ecosynthesis in , which highlights genetically engineered photosynthetic organisms and melting the polar ice caps as potential ways of greening Mars. [book link] Méndez, A. (). Planetary Habitable Zones on Earth and Mars on Astrobiology: Origins from the Big-Bang to Civilization, J. Chela-Flores, G. A. Lemarchand, and J. Oró(eds.), Kluwer Academic Publishers, [book link] Presentations.


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