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Extremophiles, Surveyor III, and the Possibility of Life Beyond Earth?
One of the most unusual stories of the U.S. lunar landing program of the 1960s involved the Surveyor III camera that journeyed to the Moon on April 20, 1967, and sat exposed on the lunar surface for 31 months before … Continue reading
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