Pillinger, Judith M.; Pillinger, C.T.; Sancisi-Frey, S. and Spry, J.A.
|DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Link:||http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.resmic.2005.08.006|
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We consider the aseptic assembly of the Beagle 2 Mars probe and how the requirements of COSPAR planetary protection category IVa were achieved. Several areas for future investigation became apparent. An ESA mission is outlined in which a microbial bioburden is recovered after Earth orbit to assess viability following re-entry through the atmosphere.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Beagle 2; Mars; Planetary protection; ESA; Bioburden|
|Academic Unit/Department:||Science > Physical Sciences
|Interdisciplinary Research Centre:||Centre for Earth, Planetary, Space and Astronomical Research (CEPSAR)|
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|Date Deposited:||21 Feb 2007|
|Last Modified:||14 Jan 2016 16:28|
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