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Captain Randy Cramer is an officer who has been given authorization to address the public on behalf of a covert "special section" of the United States Marine Corps. He joined Jimmy Church (email) to discuss his 17-year tour of duty off-world on Mars, and his years serving aboard a secret space fleet. Open Lines followed in the second half of the program.

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Planetary Protection

Planetary Protection

NASA's Planetary Protection Office is charged with two primary responsibilities: to ensure that outbound spacecraft do not contaminate the cosmos with organisms from Earth, and to protect the Earth from extraterrestrial microbes that could cause disease. The latter directive is especially important given that NASA hopes to one day retrieve rock samples from the surface of Mars. NASA official, John D. Rummel, envisions building a P-4 level containment facility, similar to what the CDC uses to study Earth's most dangerous viruses, for the analysis of Martian samples. Read more at Slate Magazine(1) and NASA's Planetary Protection website(2).
Image credit: NASA/JPL

1. http://slate.msn.com/id/2099222/
2. http://planetaryprotection.nasa.gov/pp/

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