Manuscript/Mixed Material The prospects for life on Mars: A post Mariner 9 assessment : draft
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- The prospects for life on Mars: A post Mariner 9 assessment : draft
- Contributor Names
- Sagan, Carl (Author)
- Created / Published
- Subject Headings
- - Sagan, Carl
- - Extraterrestrial life
- - Life on other planets
- - Mars (Planet)
- - Outer space--Exploration
- - Viking Mars Program (U.S.)
- - NASA
- - National Aeronautics and Space Administration
- - Project Mariner (U.S.)
- - Icarus
- - Manuscripts
- - In this paper, Sagan reflects on the prospect of finding life on Mars in the wake of the Mariner 9 NASA mission. It reviews historical ideas of evidence for life on Mars and offers suggestions for what future missions should look for on the red planet. A later version of this draft was published as "The prospects for life on Mars: A pre-Viking assessment" in the journal Icarus in 1976.
- Dimensions in inches: 11 x 8 1/2
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- The Seth MacFarlane Collection of the Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan Archive
- Manuscript Division
- Online Format
- online text
Life on Other Planets
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Project Mariner (U.S.)
Viking Mars Program (U.S.)
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Sagan, Carl. The prospects for life on Mars: A post Mariner 9 assessment: draft. 1974. Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/cosmos000032/. (Accessed March 24, 2017.)
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Sagan, C. (1974) The prospects for life on Mars: A post Mariner 9 assessment: draft. [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/cosmos000032/.
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Sagan, Carl. The prospects for life on Mars: A post Mariner 9 assessment: draft. 1974. Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/cosmos000032/>.