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October 26, 2011

Genetically Altered Astronaut Poo? NASA Wants to Know

Obviously the title of the article caught my eye. Upon further investigation, apparently it is one of the many questions asked by a NASA team in charge of choosing artifacts to be preserved. There's a $30 million dollar contest at stake depending on these guidelines. The 28 contenders compete for a privately funded expedition to the moon. You can read the rest of the article at:

http://news.discovery.com/space/moon-landing-sites-nasa-111024.html

Posted by gabmarga at October 26, 2011 05:08 PM

Comments

I think this is interesting. I really think this opens the prospect of privately funded space travel, which given NASA's funding, maybe the future of manned space exploration. Like Space tourism or something. But robots are a good start.

Posted by: cato at October 28, 2011 01:14 PM

Got to start somewhere I suppose.

Posted by: alcarey at October 31, 2011 04:17 PM

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