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Beagle 2: Seeking the signatures of life on Mars

Gibson Jr., E. K.; Pillinger, Colin T.; Wright, Ian P.; Morse, Andy; Stewart, Jenny; Morgan, G.; Praine, Ian; Leigh, Dennis; Sims, Mark R. and Pullan, Derek (2003). Beagle 2: Seeking the signatures of life on Mars. In: Sixth International Conference on Mars, 20-23 July 2003, Passedena, California, USA.

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Abstract

ESA's Beagle 2 lander will land on Mars to search for signatures of present and past life. A Gas Analysis Package (GAP) with a mass spectrometer, XRF, Mossbauer, stereo cameras, microscope, environmental sensors, rock corer/grinder, and a Mole attachment are on the lander.

Item Type: Conference Item
Extra Information: Abstract #3005
Academic Unit/Department: Science > Physical Sciences
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Earth, Planetary, Space and Astronomical Research (CEPSAR)
Item ID: 8665
Depositing User: Kyra Proctor
Date Deposited: 20 Jul 2007
Last Modified: 06 Dec 2010 17:17
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/8665
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