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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:

High School Classroom Presentations
Acalanes High School

Teachers workshop
Antioch Middle School

Transit of Venus
Lafayette Library

classroom visits Grade 6
Burgess elementary school

telecon to chilean teachers
Santiago, Chile


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