astrobiology News


Mission Press Releases

  • Dr. Sofia Sheikh awarded National Science Foundation Fellowship for Research & Education at the SETI Institute’s Allen Telescope Array
    SETI Institute - Wednesday, September 22, 2021
    Posted on: 9/22/2021 4:22:00 PM PDT

  • Astrophysicists identify large reservoirs of precursor molecules necessary for life in the birthplaces of planets
    University of Leeds - Wednesday, September 15, 2021
    Posted on: 9/15/2021 2:47:19 PM PDT

  • NASA Selects 10 Space Biology Research Projects that will Enable Organisms to Thrive in Deep Space
    NASA HQ - Friday, September 10, 2021
    Posted on: 9/10/2021 7:54:00 PM PDT

  • Antennas Searching for ET Threatened by Wildfire
    SETI Institute - Friday, September 10, 2021
    Posted on: 9/10/2021 5:42:03 PM PDT

  • SETI Institute Adds Experts in Space Governance, Science Advocacy and the Ethics of Space Exploration to Science Advisory Board
    SETI Institute - Thursday, September 2, 2021
    Posted on: 9/2/2021 6:03:42 PM PDT

  • Propose A Session For #AbSciCon22 - Astrobiology Science Conference 2022
    American Geophysical Union - Wednesday, August 18, 2021
    Posted on: 8/18/2021 1:20:13 PM PDT

  • HKU geologists discover that the NASA rover has been exploring surface sediments, not lake deposits for last eight years
    University of Hong Kong - Tuesday, August 10, 2021
    Posted on: 8/10/2021 1:59:58 PM PDT

  • Lake Huron sinkhole surprise: The rise of oxygen on early Earth linked to changing planetary rotation rate
    University of Michigan - Monday, August 2, 2021
    Posted on: 8/2/2021 4:26:43 PM PDT

  • York University planetary scientist puts Mars lake theory on ice with new study that offers alternate explanation
    York University - Thursday, July 29, 2021
    Posted on: 7/29/2021 10:59:07 PM PDT

  • Hubble finds first evidence of water vapor at Jupiter's moon Ganymede
    European Space Agency - Tuesday, July 27, 2021
    Posted on: 7/27/2021 2:54:12 PM PDT

  • SwRI scientists help identify water vapor in atmosphere of icy Jupiter moon Ganymede
    Southwest Research Institute - Tuesday, July 27, 2021
    Posted on: 7/27/2021 2:01:59 PM PDT

  • Study examines the role of deep-sea microbial predators at hydrothermal vents
    Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution - Monday, July 19, 2021
    Posted on: 7/19/2021 2:55:53 PM PDT

  • NASA to Brief Early Science from Perseverance Mars Rover
    NASA HQ - Friday, July 16, 2021
    Posted on: 7/16/2021 4:18:26 PM PDT

  • Small Impacts Churn Surface of Jupiter’s Moon Europa
    Planetary Science Institute - Tuesday, July 13, 2021
    Posted on: 7/13/2021 8:27:18 PM PDT

  • SETI Institute Elects 3 New Trustees to its Board
    SETI Institute - Thursday, July 8, 2021
    Posted on: 7/8/2021 7:35:49 PM PDT

  • Natalie Batalha is appointed the UCSC Presidential Chair
    University of California Santa Cruz - Thursday, July 1, 2021
    Posted on: 7/1/2021 4:13:04 PM PDT

  • The UAP Story: The SETI Institute Weighs In
    SETI Institute - Friday, June 25, 2021
    Posted on: 6/25/2021 11:53:22 PM PDT

  • Alien radioactive element prompts creation rethink
    Australian National University - Thursday, June 10, 2021
    Posted on: 6/10/2021 3:12:41 PM PDT

  • Organic Molecules Offer Clues About Dying Stars and Outskirts of the Milky Way
    University of Arizona - Tuesday, June 8, 2021
    Posted on: 6/8/2021 5:13:43 PM PDT

  • NASA Announces New Planetary Protection Officer
    NASA HQ - Tuesday, June 1, 2021
    Posted on: 6/1/2021 2:59:04 PM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • 2022 Gordon Research Seminar: Challenging Paradigms in Prebiotic Chemistry: Apply Now
    NASA Astrobiology - September 23, 2021
    Posted on: 9/23/2021 4:54:05 PM PDT

  • AbSciCon Session Proposals are Due by Wednesday at 23:59 EDT
    NASA Astrobiology - September 20, 2021
    Posted on: 9/20/2021 11:49:25 PM PDT

  • NASA Astrobiology Program: NASA JPL's Senior Research Scientist Council (SRSC) Career Panel for Postdocs
    NASA Astrobiology - September 20, 2021
    Posted on: 9/20/2021 4:42:20 PM PDT

  • NASA Astrobiology; 2nd Session of the CLEVER Planets Seminar Series
    NASA Biological & Physical Science - September 17, 2021
    Posted on: 9/17/2021 5:01:21 PM PDT

  • NASA Astrobiology: Soffen Memorial Fund Fall 2021 Travel Grant: Apply Now!
    NASA Astrobiology - September 16, 2021
    Posted on: 9/16/2021 4:34:22 PM PDT

  • NASA Astrobiology: NOW Proposal Writing Workshop: Friday, Sep. 24th
    NASA Astrobiology - September 15, 2021
    Posted on: 9/15/2021 5:39:18 PM PDT

  • NASA Selects Three Space Biology Proposals to Prepare for Future Research on the Surface of the Moon
    NASA HQ - September 10, 2021
    Posted on: 9/10/2021 8:03:52 PM PDT

  • The Association for Women Geoscientists to Present the 2021 Professional Excellence Award to Dr. Jennifer L. Heldmann
    Ames Research Center - August 14, 2021
    Posted on: 8/14/2021 1:46:35 PM PDT

  • Study for NASA Mission Proposal PI's to Understand Barriers to DEIA (Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Accessibility)
    NASA Astrobiology - August 14, 2021
    Posted on: 8/13/2021 7:06:18 PM PDT

  • Input to NASA’s RFI in support of Advancing Equity and Support for Underserved Communities .
    NASA Space Life and Physical Sciences - August 13, 2021
    Posted on: 8/13/2021 7:02:57 PM PDT

  • Submit a White Paper to the Decadal Survey NASM Committee Announcement: Decadal Survey on Biological and Physical Sciences Research in Space 2023-2032
    National Academy of Sciences - August 12, 2021
    Posted on: 8/12/2021 5:09:23 PM PDT

  • NASM: Committee Announcement: Decadal Survey on Biological and Physical Sciences Research in Space 2023-2032
    National Academy of Sciences - August 12, 2021
    Posted on: 8/12/2021 5:06:04 PM PDT

  • NASA Letter to the Astrobiology Community: Continuing Efforts of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Access
    NASA Astrobiology - August 6, 2021
    Posted on: 8/6/2021 3:12:13 PM PDT

  • Prebiotic Chemistry and Early Earth Environments (PCE3) Webinar
    NASA Astrobiology - July 14, 2021
    Posted on: 7/14/2021 5:08:09 PM PDT

  • Space Life Sciences Training Program 2021 Kicks off at Ames Research Center
    NASA Biological & Physical Science - July 1, 2021
    Posted on: 7/1/2021 7:47:49 PM PDT

  • Growing Vegetables in Antarctica in the EDEN ISS Project
    NASA Biological & Physical Science - July 1, 2021
    Posted on: 7/1/2021 7:45:56 PM PDT

  • MinION Sequencing Platform Effectively Detects Transcriptional Activity of Plant Microbes
    NASA Biological & Physical Science - July 1, 2021
    Posted on: 7/1/2021 7:43:36 PM PDT

  • UW Astrobiology: What is Life & How Did It Begin?
    NASA Astrobiology - June 14, 2021
    Posted on: 6/14/2021 8:36:29 PM PDT

  • Network for Ocean Worlds Seminar Series: Geophysics & Habitability
    Network for Ocean Worlds - June 14, 2021
    Posted on: 6/14/2021 3:34:07 PM PDT

  • Network For Life Detection - NfoLD - Call for Information
    Network for Life Detection (NFOLD) - June 14, 2021
    Posted on: 6/14/2021 3:31:40 PM PDT