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Margaret Race
 

     
 

Ambassador Since 2005

 
   
Lafayette, California 94549
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Biographical Information:

 

 
Photo of Ambassador Margaret Race Dr. Margaret Race, a biologist at the SETI Institute, is an expert in the field of planetary protection, analyzing issues of cross-contamination both in space and on Earth. She works closely with NASA in studying scientific, policy and public issues associated with solar system exploration. She has served on three major national studies involving planetary protection, and recently completed work on several NASA projects related to Mars exploration- one that developed scientific protocols for handling, quarantining and testing Martian samples, and two that analyzed the technical and scientific issues associated with human missions to Mars.
 

 

Past events hosted by this Ambassador:

 
   
Elementary Gifted Students Talk
Walt Disney Elementary School

Exploration Sunday
AGU Conference

Science Fair- Searches for Life
St. Perpetua School

science cafe- Transit of Venus
lafayette Library

telecon to chilean teachers
Santiago, Chile

 
 

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