Patricia Ann Straat

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Patricia Ann Straat was Co-Experimenter of the Labeled Release life detection experiment on the 1976 Viking Mission, the first spacecraft to land successfully on the surface of Mars, and a member of the Biology Flight Team during the Viking Mission. She was also team member of the Infrared Interferometer Spectrometer (IRIS) experiment on board the 1971 Mariner 9 Mission, the first spacecraft to orbit Mars.

Dr. Straat earned her undergraduate degree from Oberlin College and her PhD in biochemistry from Johns Hopkins University. After four postdoctoral years, she became an assistant professor in the Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health (now known as the Bloomburg School of Public Health), after which she began her work on the Labe
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