astrobiology News


Mission Press Releases

  • Nathaniel Comfort Named to Chair in Astrobiology at John W. Kluge Center
    Library of Congress - Wednesday, April 8, 2015
    Posted on: 4/9/2015 2:14:40 AM PDT

  • New Library of Congress Astrobiology Chair Announced
    NASA Astrobiology Institute - Tuesday, April 7, 2015
    Posted on: 4/8/2015 1:09:43 AM PDT

  • 31st ASGSR Conference: Call for Abstracts - Deadline to submit is July 1, 2015
    American Society for Gravitational and Space Research - Monday, April 6, 2015
    Posted on: 4/6/2015 4:04:52 PM PDT

  • With NASA's Help, High-Tech Payload Headed for the Stratosphere
    University of Central Florida - Thursday, March 5, 2015
    Posted on: 3/5/2015 10:31:15 PM PDT

  • NASA Invites Media to Technical Workshop About Developing a Mission to Find Life on Europa
    Ames Research Center - Tuesday, February 17, 2015
    Posted on: 2/17/2015 8:27:24 PM PDT

  • Exomoons Could Be Abundant Sources of Habitability
    NASA Astrobiology Institute - Thursday, January 15, 2015
    Posted on: 1/15/2015 11:30:23 PM PDT

  • M-Dwarf Planets With Oxygen in Their Atmospheres?
    NASA Astrobiology Institute - Thursday, January 15, 2015
    Posted on: 1/15/2015 11:28:32 PM PDT

  • How Did Life Become Complex?
    NASA Astrobiology Institute - Thursday, January 15, 2015
    Posted on: 1/15/2015 11:27:13 PM PDT

  • New species discovered beneath ocean crust
    University of Southern California - Thursday, January 15, 2015
    Posted on: 1/15/2015 7:38:30 PM PDT

  • Rare Mineral Found in Wisconsin Meteorite Crater
    NASA Astrobiology Institute - Wednesday, January 14, 2015
    Posted on: 1/14/2015 3:43:33 PM PDT

  • Complex Ecosystems in Barren Deserts
    NASA Astrobiology Institute - Tuesday, January 13, 2015
    Posted on: 1/14/2015 2:57:53 AM PDT

  • 2nd Announcement for the Workshop on the Potential for Finding Life in a Europa Plume
    NASA Astrobiology Institute - Tuesday, January 13, 2015
    Posted on: 1/14/2015 2:56:41 AM PDT

  • Kluge Center Announces Lecture Series -- Blumberg Dialogues -- on Astrobiology
    Library of Congress - Friday, January 9, 2015
    Posted on: 1/9/2015 5:30:48 PM PDT

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  • Oil-dwelling bacteria are social creatures in Earth's deep biosphere
    Warning: mysql_fetch_array() expects parameter 1 to be resource, boolean given in /var/www/spaceref/news/mission.html on line 201 - Friday, December 12, 2014
    Posted on: 12/12/2014 11:43:35 PM PDT

  • New theory suggests alternate path led to rise of the eukaryotic cell
    University of Wisconsin-Madison - Friday, December 12, 2014
    Posted on: 12/12/2014 11:41:36 PM PDT

  • First Results of the ROSINA Instrument
    Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) - Thursday, December 11, 2014
    Posted on: 12/11/2014 4:24:38 PM PDT

  • Astrobiology Acupuncture
    NASA Astrobiology Institute - Tuesday, December 9, 2014
    Posted on: 12/10/2014 2:06:36 AM PDT

  • Proof-Of-Concept in an RNA World
    NASA Astrobiology Institute - Tuesday, December 9, 2014
    Posted on: 12/10/2014 2:05:52 AM PDT

  • How Did Life Become Complex?
    NASA Astrobiology Institute - Tuesday, December 9, 2014
    Posted on: 12/10/2014 2:04:52 AM PDT

  • Inaugural Laboratory Astrophysics Prize Goes to Louis Allamandola
    American Astronomical Society - Tuesday, December 9, 2014
    Posted on: 12/9/2014 11:48:01 PM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • Report on Contamination Considerations for Mars 2020
    NASA Astrobiology Institute - April 15, 2015
    Posted on: 4/16/2015 12:48:19 AM PDT

  • Studying Plant Growth in Microgravity
    European Space Agency - April 14, 2015
    Posted on: 4/14/2015 2:58:47 PM PDT

  • NASA ROSES-15 Amendment 10: Delay of Proposal Due Dates for C.5 ExoBio
    NASA HQ - April 6, 2015
    Posted on: 4/6/2015 9:00:09 PM PDT

  • Astrosociological Insights Newsletter
    Space Generation Advisory Council - April 6, 2015
    Posted on: 4/6/2015 1:08:33 PM PDT

  • Photodesorption of H2O, HDO, and D2O ice and its impact on fractionation
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - March 28, 2015
    Posted on: 3/29/2015 1:14:04 AM PDT

  • Giant Comets and Mass Extinctions of Life
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - March 20, 2015
    Posted on: 3/21/2015 1:05:36 AM PDT

  • Astrobiology Early Career Opportunities: Upcoming Deadlines
    Planetary Exploration Newsletter - March 16, 2015
    Posted on: 3/16/2015 2:29:04 PM PDT

  • Deadline Extended: Call for Astrobiology Articles - Astrosociology Research Institute
    Space Generation Advisory Council - February 24, 2014
    Posted on: 2/24/2015 4:20:48 PM PDT

  • Critical core mass for enriched envelopes: the role of H2O condensation
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - February 10, 2015
    Posted on: 2/10/2015 3:23:49 PM PDT

  • Compound Chondrules Fused Cold
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - February 10, 2015
    Posted on: 2/10/2015 3:22:48 PM PDT

  • Micron-scale D/H heterogeneity in chondrite matrices: a signature of the pristine solar system water?
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - February 10, 2015
    Posted on: 2/10/2015 3:20:11 PM PDT

  • Formation of complex organic molecules in cold objects: the role of gas phase reactions
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - February 10, 2015
    Posted on: 2/10/2015 3:18:48 PM PDT

  • Evolution of complex organic molecules in hot molecular cores: Synthetic spectra at (sub-)mm wavebands
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - January 15, 2015
    Posted on: 1/15/2015 11:44:44 PM PDT

  • Solar analogs with and without planets: TC trends and galactic evolution
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - January 12, 2015
    Posted on: 1/12/2015 9:29:22 PM PDT

  • Spectroscopic Study of Solar Twins and Analogues
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - January 12, 2015
    Posted on: 1/12/2015 9:27:39 PM PDT

  • AbSciCon 2015 Abstract Submission Now Open
    NASA Astrobiology Institute - December 21, 2014
    Posted on: 12/21/2014 12:47:05 PM PDT

  • Space Science, BRAIN Initiative, DARPA, Ebola Discussed at PCAST Meeting
    American Institute of Physics - December 3, 2014
    Posted on: 12/3/2014 5:50:29 PM PDT

  • NASA Planetary Science Division Seeks Volunteer Reviewers for Europa Instrument Investigation AO
    Planetary Exploration Newsletter - November 10, 2014
    Posted on: 11/10/2014 5:10:47 PM PDT

  • Job Opportunity: Life Sciences Technical Capability Leader at NASA Headquarters
    NASA History Division - November 5, 2014
    Posted on: 11/5/2014 8:02:25 PM PDT

  • HCN Ice in Titan's High-altitude Southern Polar Cloud
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - October 22, 2014
    Posted on: 10/22/2014 5:42:15 PM PDT