Making Martian Bacteria or
Making Bacteria Mars-Capable
“In the coming years, I think we’re going to see a huge boom in stuff done with bacteria, only limited by our imagination and creativity.”
Ben Geilich, head of Stanford and Brown Universities’ undergraduate team trying to engineer bacteria that could withstand Mars
Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech
Taken by Navcam: Right A (NAV_RIGHT_A) onboard NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity on Sol 2 (2012-08-08 07:04:32 UTC) .