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And I am thinking did they send any living forms to Mars with Curiosity?

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[quote name='Mohitster' timestamp='1361886642' post='595544654']
And I am thinking did they send any living forms to Mars with Curiosity?
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They should have.

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[quote name='Solid Knight' timestamp='1361886923' post='595544668']
They should have.
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Should brought some micro-organisms and water.

Just to see how it'd fare..

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[quote name='Mohitster' timestamp='1361886642' post='595544654']
And I am thinking did they send any living forms to Mars with Curiosity?
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No. They have been very careful to make sure that all equipment sent to Mars to date has been completely sanitized or kept in clean rooms at all times to avoid this possibility.

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[quote name='Simon-' timestamp='1361887616' post='595544712']

No. They have been very careful to make sure that all equipment sent to Mars to date has been completely sanitized or kept in clean rooms at all times to avoid this possibility.
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I have to laugh at some of the clean rooms. A few years ago I was able to go inside the building that had rooms for the ISS. It was called a clean room. Yet everyone dressed in normal clothing. I guess maybe it was because the additions were already built and ready to go.

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[quote name='Dane' timestamp='1361890902' post='595544848']
I have to laugh at some of the clean rooms. A few years ago I was able to go inside the building that had rooms for the ISS. It was called a clean room. Yet everyone dressed in normal clothing. I guess maybe it was because the additions were already built and ready to go.
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you want a real clean room, go to an Intel Fab... even people aren't allowed in them... only robots

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There is no such thing as no microbiology on earth. you can only control that in very small areas and even then you have limited control. we have organism that survive cosmic radiation.
chances are we left some of these on Mars already. though they may not have survived long or been able to multiply.

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As far as I remember, NASA has already acknowledged that the first spacecrafts on Mars like the Viking landers were not cleaned well enough to according to today's knowledge to kill all microbial life, thus there is already life on Mars, perhaps deceased though?!

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^ Oh there's a few lifeforms alive and well. ;)

The truth is leaking out ...

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I've seen the movie War of the Worlds. I know what's there. :p

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[quote name='neufuse' timestamp='1361891904' post='595544878']

you want a real clean room, go to an Intel Fab... even people aren't allowed in them... only robots[/quote]

Yup. Also clean as hell is a BSL-4 bio lab.

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Do you have the right to be stupid on Mars like in America we live in today.

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[quote name='David085' timestamp='1361947162' post='595546598']
Do you have the right to be stupid on Mars like in America we live in today.
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I don't disagree that America is...well...interesting these days....but what is your childhood trauma? Are you going to ask this in every single thread on this website? :rolleyes:

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pretty sure there's life on Mars. not the life Hum has in mind, the kind that drives humvees and tests nukes on Mars, but rather very simple life. and we will soon find it. Mars is not that hostile. You could technically survive on Mars with an air tank, really tight and really warm clothing, and good sunglasses - at least for a few hours. and that's on an average day. a good day the clothing would just have to be tight, not even warm.

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