Mars - Collection Finding Aid

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Mars - Collection Finding Aid



This collection consists of speech drafts, press releases, news transcripts, memos, email and cables pertaining to the NASA discovery of the Allan Hills (ALH) Meteorite 84001 meteorite, mentioned by President Clinton in a statement on August 7, 1996. ALH 84001 is believed to be from Mars. The meteorite made worldwide headlines in 1996 when scientists announced that it might contain evidence for microscopic fossils of Martian bacteria.
Please Note: No items in this collection have yet been scanned nor made available online


William J. Clinton Presidential Library & Museum


“Mars - Collection Finding Aid,” Clinton Digital Library, accessed September 23, 2023,