The 2019 Astrobiology Science Conference will be held in Seattle, Washington, from June 24-28, 2019.Participating students at SOMA’s fourth National Astrobiology School in Sonora, Mexico, in 2017.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.National Optical Astronomy Observatory (NOAO) optical image of Eagle Nebula.
Astrobiology Science Conference (AbSciCon) 201924-28 June 2019 in Bellevue, Washington01/04
Sociedad Mexicana de Astrobiología (SOMA)International Partner Series02/04
NASA’s Astrobiology Program Evolving to Meet the FutureA new programmatic infrastructure03/04
All About Emergence (Many Worlds)7th ELSI Symposium: Comparative Emergence04/04
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Mars rover taking a picture of itself.
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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