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The Joshua Lederberg Papers

Title:
Letter from Joshua Lederberg to H. B. Steinbach Annotation pdf (381,762 Bytes) ocr (9,052 Bytes)
Letter from Joshua Lederberg to H. B. Steinbach
Number of Image Pages:
4 (381,762 Bytes)
Date:
1959-06-17 (June 17, 1959)
Creator:
Lederberg, Joshua
Recipient:
Steinbach, H. B.
Rights:
This item is in the public domain. It may be used without permission.
Relation:
Lederberg Grouping: Correspondence C
Box Number: 14
Folder Number: 22
Unique Identifier:
BBAFGY
Accession Number:
8
Document Type:
Letters (correspondence)
Language:
English
Format:
application/pdf
image/tif
Physical Condition:
Good
Series: Correspondence, 1935-2002
SubSeries: 1953-1960
Folder: Steinbach, H. B.
Metadata Last Modified Date:
2005-08-01
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Annotation by Joshua Lederberg:
KW: exobiology; NAS committees, possible overlap; Space Science Board;
Keffer Hartline; **; planetary contamination; manned space flight
as 1st mission of "Bioastronautics";
early use of exobiology (exobiologists) in correspondence;
, but see Eastex, Westex papers;in fact back to February 21 1959;; 
 cf JL to Carl Sagan 10/16/59 & referring
to "Science in Space" = P-87  COSPAR abstract submitted 11/30/59
was entitled "Exobiology - a new experimental science";

See also letter to Hartline on 6/18/59

Steinbach was my zoology instructor, my freshman year at Columbia,
and helped arrange my histology lab space.

 " On the other hand, bio-astronautics should have ready access to the 
  conclusions of our "exobiologists." "



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