Collage of RuBisCO protein.The 2019 Astrobiology Science Conference will be held in Seattle, Washington, from June 24-28, 2019.AbGradCon 2019 Talks Now on YouTube. Visit the NASA Astrobiology YouTube channel to watch presentations from AbGradCon 2019To 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.
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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.

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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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