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Executive Summary: Workshop on Planetary Protection Knowledge Gaps for Human Extraterrestrial Missions

Status Report From: NASA Astrobiology Institute
Posted: Tuesday, September 6, 2016

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The Executive Summary of the Workshop Report on Planetary Protection Knowledge Gaps for Human Extraterrestrial Missions is now available on NASA's Planetary Protection website: https://planetaryprotection.arc.nasa.gov/humanworkshop2015/

The summary provides overview details on the twenty-five key R&TD knowledge gaps that were identified at the workshop held Mar 24-26, 2015, at NASA Ames Reearch Center. The site also provides extensive information about the workshop agenda, logistics and presentations.

The full workshop report is being published as a Technical Manual through the NASA Scientific and Technical Information (STI) Program. It will available soon on the planetary protection website as well as on NASA's Human Exploration and Operations website.

For additional information, contact Margaret Race, SETI Institute at mrace@seti.org .

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