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Life on Mars: Past, Present, and FutureMars has evidence for past liquid water, presence of an atmosphere with CO2 and N2, and potential for preservation of evidence of life. Composition of the Martian atmosphere is 95.3% Carbon dioxide, 2.7% Nitrogen, 1.6% Argon, 0.3-0.1% Water Vapor, 0.13% Oxygen, and 0.07% Carbon Monoxide. Current Mars missions include: Mars Global Surveyor, Mars Odyssey, Mars Exploration Rovers, Mars Express, and Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter,
Document ID
20070008267
Document Type
Conference Paper
Authors
McKay, Chris (NASA Ames Research Center Moffett Field, CA, United States)
Date Acquired
August 24, 2013
Publication Date
October 1, 2006
Publication Information
Publication: Proceedings of the Next Generation Exploration Conference
Subject Category
General
Distribution Limits
Public
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Public Use Permitted.

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