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Honoring the Man Who Wondered If There Was Life on the Moon

Display to recognize Charles Gehrke, MU professor and NASA investigator

In 1969, Charles Gehrke was asked to sign a document that was unprecedented in human history – a waiver absolving the U.S. government from lawsuit should Gehrke contract an extraterrestrial disease by examining moon rocks brought back from Apollo 11. The University of Missouri Biochemistry professor signed the form immediately, then dug into the task of discovering the secrets of…