Fact Sheet

About the NASA Astrobiology Program Fact Sheet – PDF

News Releases:

NASA News Releases

Latest Astrobiology Related Press Releases:

  • October 22, 2015 – NASA Teleconference to Preview Historic Flyby of Icy Saturn Moon
  • October 13, 2015 – Cassini Begins Series of Flybys with Close-up of Saturn Moon Enceladus
  • September 28, 2015 – NASA Confirms Evidence That Liquid Water Flows on Today‚Äôs Mars
  • September 15, 2015 – Cassini Finds Global Ocean in Saturn’s Moon Enceladus
  • July 30, 2015 – NASA’s Spitzer Confirms Closest Rocky Exoplanet
  • May 12, 2015 – NASA Research Reveals Europa’s Mystery Dark Material Could Be Sea Salt
  • April 21, 2015 – NASA’s NExSS Coalition to Lead Search for Life on Distant Worlds
  • March 3, 2015 – NASA Ames Reproduces the Building Blocks of Life in Laboratory
  • Planetary Science Nuggets

    Planetary Science Nuggets are powerpoint slides that have been provided to NASASMD Planetary Science Division by members of the scientific community to highlight important science results or mission activities. A subset of these submissions are selected by the Planetary Science Division to be presented to SMD leadership and, potentially, NASA leadership, OSTP and the White House. The collection of selected Nuggets can be found here.