Could Ionized Gas Do A Better Job of Sterilizing Spacecraft

Moffet Field CA (SPX) Mar 03, 2015

Earth’s microbes are a hardy bunch. They can survive in extreme environments, such as inside hot springs at the bottom of the ocean. Some have even remained alive despite being exposed to the ultraviolet and ionizing radiation, extreme low temperatures, and vacuum of space.

This is why planetary protection advocates are so concerned about our exploration of other planets in the Solar Syste —> Read More Here


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