Sept. 9, 2021
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We Asked a NASA Scientist: Dr. Lindsay Hays

Dr. Lindsay Hays, Deputy Program Scientist for Astrobiology answers the question, "Do Aliens Exist?"

Dr. Lindsay Hays, Deputy Program Scientist for Astrobiology, was recently featured in the NASA series, We Asked a NASA Expert”, where she spoke about the search for life in our solar system and beyond.

Watch the episode, “We Asked a NASA Scientist – Do Aliens Exist” below to hear her answer to one of the most important questions guiding research at NASA.

Do aliens exist? Extraterrestrial life has never been discovered. However, that doesn’t mean it doesn’t exist. And at NASA, astrobiologists like Dr. Lindsay Hays are trying to answer one of the most profound questions ever: Is there life beyond Earth?

To watch the entire series of We Asked a NASA Expert, visit In each episode, scientists and engineers from NASA answer burning questions about NASA’s efforts to better understand the Universe and Earth’s place in it. If there is a question you’d like answered, send it our way using #askNASA and you might just hear straight from a NASA expert.