The sulidic outcrop on the toe of the Borup Fiord Pass glacier.  This image looks south with the sulfur icings spreading eastward. Origin of Life 2015 conference participants. None
Icy Worlds and their Analog Sites Fieldwork on Earth provides insight into life's potential on icy bodies. 01/03
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The Next Decade of Astrobiology The 2015 Astrobiology Strategy Identifies Priority Research for the NASA Astrobiology Program in the Next Decade 03/03
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NASA MISSIONS Exploring the Red Planet

The rovers and spacecraft we’ve sent to Mars have found evidence the planet was warmer in the past, with lakes and rivers. Was there life there? Future exploration may find evidence for that as well.

The facts and figures — 37%

The gravity on Mars is only 37 percent of Earth’s gravity. Not only could you leap three times higher on Mars, but this lower gravity is one reason why Olympus Mons became the biggest volcano in the solar system.

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