Search for Life on Mars

Dr. Abigail Fraeman – NASA/JPL – Member of the Opportunity, Curiosity, and Mars 2020 Rover teams.

Mars 2020 discussion started 25 minutes into the talk.

Dr. Carol Stoker – NASA/Ames “Why and How We Should Search for Life on Mars Before Sending Humans”

Dr. Stoker is an original member of the Mars Underground.

Stoker reviewed the Viking landing data, Phoenix mission and other data.

Stoker believes that life will only be found where there is ice or water.

3 thoughts on “Search for Life on Mars”

  1. I’m kind of conflicted here; Life on another planet would be majorly cool, especially if it was *different* life, not obviously Earth descended. It would teach us a lot. OTOH, find one microbe on Mars, and the Watermelons will campaign to ban colonizing the planet.

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  2. I’m kind of conflicted here; Life on another planet would be majorly cool especially if it was *different* life not obviously Earth descended. It would teach us a lot.OTOH find one microbe on Mars and the Watermelons will campaign to ban colonizing the planet.

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  3. I’m kind of conflicted here; Life on another planet would be majorly cool, especially if it was *different* life, not obviously Earth descended. It would teach us a lot.

    OTOH, find one microbe on Mars, and the Watermelons will campaign to ban colonizing the planet.

    Reply

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