Astrobiology in the Field, Episode 1: IcelandParticipants from a FameLab USA competition in 2015.The 2019 Astrobiology Science Conference will be held in Seattle, Washington, from June 24-28, 2019.To better support the broad, interdisciplinary field of astrobiology – the study of the origin, evolution, distribution, and future of life in the universe – NASA is announcing a new programmatic infrastructure for the Astrobiology Program.
Astrobiology in the Field: IcelandNew NASA Documentary Series: Astrobiology in the Field!01/04
FameLab USAImproving Science Communication Skills02/04
Astrobiology Science Conference (AbSciCon) 201924-28 June 2019 in Bellevue, Washington03/04
NASA’s Astrobiology Program Evolving to Meet the FutureA new programmatic infrastructure04/04
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NASA MISSIONSExploring 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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