Implementing a strategy for Mars Exopaleontology

Jack Farmer

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A strategy for Mars Exopaleontology was implemented. The recommendations for optimizing future missions for Mars Exopaleontology were provided. The important scientific requirements for exploring evidence of past life were identified. The basic element of the strategy was applied in developing concepts for future orbital and landed missions for Exopaleontology.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationProceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
EditorsR.B. Hoover
Number of pages13
StatePublished - 1997
Externally publishedYes
EventInstruments, Methods and Missions for the Investigation of Extraterrestrial Microorganisms - San Diego, CA, United States
Duration: Jul 29 1997Aug 1 1997


OtherInstruments, Methods and Missions for the Investigation of Extraterrestrial Microorganisms
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Diego, CA


  • Exopaleontology
  • Exploration
  • Geology
  • Mars
  • Mineralogy
  • Robotics
  • Rovers
  • Sample return
  • Sedimentary
  • Spectro scopy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Condensed Matter Physics


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