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Re: Biological List Monsters

>Fortunately, NASA has reason to believe that decontamination and
>quarantine procedures will be prudent. Hopefully they will be more
>stringent than the silly, ineffective and most probably unnecessary,
>"quarantine" used for the Apollo astronauts.

NASA is very serious about the handling of sample returns from Mars
and the potential back contamination.  They have a committee already
formed to address these issues.  There will probably be a special
facility built at JSC to handle the sample return materials.

Ron Baalke

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