astrobiology News


Mission Press Releases

  • Discovered: Bacterium visible to the naked eye that challenges prevailing view of boundaries of bacterial cell size
    American Association for the Advancement of Science - Wednesday, June 29, 2022
    Posted on: 6/29/2022 2:08:07 PM PDT

  • Exotic carbon microcrystals in meteorite dust
    Springer - Wednesday, June 29, 2022
    Posted on: 6/29/2022 2:06:48 PM PDT

  • CAMDLES (CFD-DEM Artificial Microgravity Developments for Living Ecosystem Simulation)
    NASA Space Life and Physical Sciences - Friday, June 10, 2022
    Posted on: 6/10/2022 5:17:46 PM PDT

  • Chairwoman Johnson Opening Statement for Hearing on the Decadal Strategy for Planetary Science and Astrobiology 2023-2032
    House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology - Thursday, May 26, 2022
    Posted on: 5/26/2022 3:09:29 PM PDT

  • Babin Opening Statement at Space & Aeronautics Subcommittee Hearing on Planetary Decadal Survey
    House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology - Thursday, May 26, 2022
    Posted on: 5/26/2022 3:02:03 PM PDT

  • Chairman Beyer Opening Statement for Hearing on the Decadal Strategy for Planetary Science and Astrobiology 2023-2032
    House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology - Thursday, May 26, 2022
    Posted on: 5/26/2022 3:00:29 PM PDT

  • Planets of binary stars: Targets in the search for alien life
    University of Michigan - Tuesday, May 24, 2022
    Posted on: 5/24/2022 6:51:03 PM PDT

  • Looking for life as we don’t know it at the 2022 Astrobiology Science Conference
    American Geophysical Union - Monday, May 16, 2022
    Posted on: 5/16/2022 9:29:26 PM PDT

  • Surviving on Molecular Hydrogen
    NASA Astrobiology - Thursday, May 12, 2022
    Posted on: 5/12/2022 10:58:19 PM PDT

  • Greenland Provides Insight into the Possibility of Liquid Water in Europa’s Icy Shell
    NASA Astrobiology - Thursday, May 12, 2022
    Posted on: 5/12/2022 10:55:47 PM PDT

  • A first: Scientists grow plants in soil from the Moon
    University of Central Florida - Thursday, May 12, 2022
    Posted on: 5/12/2022 4:52:56 PM PDT

  • Nanoclusters self-organize into centimeter-scale hierarchical assemblies
    Cornell University - Monday, May 9, 2022
    Posted on: 5/9/2022 4:50:00 PM PDT

  • Explanation for formation of abundant features on Europa bodes well for search for extraterrestrial life
    Stanford University - Monday, May 9, 2022
    Posted on: 5/9/2022 4:48:32 PM PDT

  • SETI Institute to Recognize 4 Undergraduate Students at Drake Awards Event
    SETI Institute - Tuesday, May 3, 2022
    Posted on: 5/3/2022 3:46:34 PM PDT

  • NASA Invites Comment on Initial Plans for Mars Sample Return Program
    NASA HQ - Friday, April 29, 2022
    Posted on: 4/29/2022 3:24:00 PM PDT

  • Chairs Johnson and Beyer Statement on Release of the Decadal Survey on Planetary Science and Astrobiology
    House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology - Thursday, April 21, 2022
    Posted on: 4/21/2022 8:39:19 PM PDT

  • Chairs Johnson and Beyer Statement on Release of Decadal Survey on Planetary Science and Astrobiology
    House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology - Wednesday, April 20, 2022
    Posted on: 4/21/2022 1:14:43 AM PDT

  • Report Identifies Priority Planetary Science Missions, Planetary Defense Efforts, and Strategic Investments for the Next Decade
    National Academy of Sciences - Tuesday, April 19, 2022
    Posted on: 4/19/2022 3:21:28 PM PDT

  • Understanding science & predicting the future with Alyssa Goodman, Drake Lecture Award Winner
    National Radio Astronomy Observatory - Wednesday, April 13, 2022
    Posted on: 4/13/2022 2:37:10 PM PDT

  • Shelley Wright to Receive SETI Institute’s 2022 Drake Award
    SETI Institute - Monday, March 28, 2022
    Posted on: 3/28/2022 5:43:33 PM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • NASA GeneLab Analysis Working Group Symposium Invite
    NASA HQ - June 22, 2022
    Posted on: 6/22/2022 10:05:23 PM PDT

  • NASA Astrobiology: Call for NOAA Ocean Exploration Recommendations
    NASA Astrobiology - June 1, 2022
    Posted on: 6/1/2022 7:22:42 PM PDT

  • Astrobiology Career Opportunity at NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
    NASA Astrobiology - May 27, 2022
    Posted on: 5/27/2022 10:44:04 PM PDT

  • In Memoriam: Dr. Marilyn Fogel
    NASA Astrobiology - May 23, 2022
    Posted on: 5/23/2022 4:47:31 PM PDT

  • Genes In Space: Introducing our 2022 Finalists and Honorable Mentions
    Genes In Space - May 16, 2022
    Posted on: 5/16/2022 8:06:30 PM PDT

  • Vertical Distribution Of Cyclopropenylidene And Propadiene In The Atmosphere Of Titan
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - May 16, 2022
    Posted on: 5/16/2022 5:28:00 PM PDT

  • NASA ROSES-22 Amendment 18: Final Text and Due Dates for Interdisciplinary Consortia for Astrobiology Research
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - May 16, 2022
    Posted on: 5/16/2022 2:03:26 PM PDT

  • NASA [Smd] ROSES-22 Amendment 17: F.4 Habitable Worlds Step-2 Due Date Delay
    NASA HQ - May 13, 2022
    Posted on: 5/13/2022 4:10:51 PM PDT

  • Biocosmology: Towards The Birth Of A New Science
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - April 28, 2022
    Posted on: 4/28/2022 8:08:26 PM PDT

  • Biocosmology: Biology from a cosmological perspective
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - December 3, 2021
    Posted on: 4/28/2022 8:07:20 PM PDT

  • Applications for AbGradCon 22 are now open
    NASA Astrobiology - April 22, 2022
    Posted on: 4/22/2022 9:31:11 PM PDT

  • NASA Astrobiology: Letter to the Community: Safety, Equitable Access, and Justice in Fieldwork
    NASA Astrobiology - April 19, 2022
    Posted on: 4/19/2022 5:47:00 PM PDT

  • Opportunity for HLS2 Community: Solicitation for Membership on Mars Sample Return Campaign Science Group
    NASA HQ - April 7, 2022
    Posted on: 4/7/2022 3:43:29 PM PDT

  • NASA Astrobiology: Prebiotic Chemistry & Early Earth Environments: Seminar Series: Session #12, "Homochirality"
    NASA Astrobiology - April 5, 2022
    Posted on: 4/5/2022 5:07:41 PM PDT

  • Planetary Science and Astrobiology Decadal Survey: Report Release and Public Briefing
    National Academy of Sciences - March 31, 2022
    Posted on: 3/31/2022 9:08:09 PM PDT

  • ASGSR: Lunar Biology Technology Workshop (LBTech), April 20-21: Registration is open
    American Society for Gravitational and Space Research - March 30, 2022
    Posted on: 3/30/2022 4:38:25 PM PDT

  • State of NASA Astrobiology 2022
    NASA Astrobiology - March 30, 2022
    Posted on: 3/30/2022 3:56:17 PM PDT

  • SETI, evolution and human history merged into a mathematical model
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - March 24, 2022
    Posted on: 3/24/2022 4:45:37 PM PDT

  • Earth & Space Exploration Resident Scientist Program 2022
    NASA Astrobiology - March 24, 2022
    Posted on: 3/24/2022 3:52:31 PM PDT

  • NfoLD Webinar — The Biosignature Standards of Evidence Workshop Outcomes and Assessment Framework
    NASA Astrobiology - March 20, 2022
    Posted on: 3/20/2022 9:54:21 PM PDT