Astrobiological Investigation of the Namibian Desert and other Martian Analog Environments

Affiliation(s)PIProject periodFunded by
DEES Sun, Henry 06/18/2009 - 06/17/2010 National Aeronautics & Space Administration

Project Description

This is a joint astrobiological expedition to the Namibian Desert, led by Dr. Christopher McKay. DRI will assist in the microbiological and biochemical analysis of rocks and soils from the expedition and, for comparative purposes, samples from other deserts.

Desert Research Institute

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