OPINION: Mars should be quarantined

August 9, 2012 at 1:55 am in The Daily Republic

President Dwight Eisenhower shared “An Introduction to Outer Space,” a remarkable statement from his Science Advisory Committee, and a section titled “A Message From Mars” notes that much of what we wish to learn in space can be gathered by instruments and transmitted back to Earth at a small fraction of the cost required to send scientists to other planets.
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