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Artificial Panspermia On The Moon

A colony of earth bacteria, Streptococcus mitis, apparently survived on the moon's surface between April 1967 and November 1969. The organisms were discovered in a piece of insulating foam in the TV camera retrieved from Surveyor 3 by Apollo astronauts.

(Anonymous; Science Digest, 90:19, April 1982.)

From Science Frontiers #21, MAY-JUN 1982. � 1982-2000 William R. Corliss