astrobiology News


Mission Press Releases

  • Transport of water to mars' upper atmosphere dominates planet's water loss to space
    American Association for the Advancement of Science - Thursday, November 12, 2020
    Posted on: 11/13/2020 1:45:31 AM PDT

  • Life on Ancient Earth and Alien Planets: UArizona to Lead NASA Astrobiology Projects
    University of Arizona - Wednesday, November 11, 2020
    Posted on: 11/11/2020 10:56:43 PM PDT

  • NASA selects ASU science teams for astrobiology research
    Arizona State University - Wednesday, November 11, 2020
    Posted on: 11/11/2020 10:47:40 PM PDT

  • Independent Review Indicates NASA Prepared for Mars Sample Return Campaign
    NASA HQ - Tuesday, November 10, 2020
    Posted on: 11/10/2020 5:16:48 PM PDT

  • NASA Invites Media to Briefing on Mars Sample Return Independent Review Board Report
    - Monday, November 9, 2020
    Posted on: 11/9/2020 9:47:54 PM PDT

  • About Half of Sun-Like Stars Could Host Rocky, Potentially Habitable Planets
    Ames Research Center - Thursday, October 29, 2020
    Posted on: 10/29/2020 6:16:51 PM PDT

  • How Many Habitable Planets are Out There?
    SETI Institute - Thursday, October 29, 2020
    Posted on: 10/29/2020 6:14:02 PM PDT

  • Smile, Wave: Some Exoplanets May Be Able to See Us, Too
    Cornell University - Wednesday, October 21, 2020
    Posted on: 10/21/2020 5:19:43 PM PDT

  • To boldly go: Penn State launches planetary science consortium
    Pennsylvania State University - Wednesday, October 14, 2020
    Posted on: 10/14/2020 7:05:11 PM PDT

  • Massive Stars Are Factories for Ingredients to Life
    Universities Space Research Association - Friday, October 9, 2020
    Posted on: 10/9/2020 4:19:22 PM PDT

  • Life in the universe: TU Ilmenau Media students collaborate with SETI Institute
    SETI Institute - Thursday, October 8, 2020
    Posted on: 10/9/2020 12:22:24 AM PDT

  • Carbon Creation Finding Set to Rock Astrophysics
    Australian National University - Thursday, October 8, 2020
    Posted on: 10/8/2020 4:11:08 PM PDT

  • Chat Plays GBH Brings Popular Public Media Programs To New Social Media Audiences with Multiplatform Interactive Live Streaming Event
    WGBH - Tuesday, October 6, 2020
    Posted on: 10/6/2020 6:32:06 PM PDT

  • Second layer of information in DNA confirmed
    University of Leiden - Tuesday, September 29, 2020
    Posted on: 9/29/2020 1:16:03 PM PDT

  • Among Trillions of Planets, Are We 'Home Alone?'
    NASA Astrobiology - Thursday, September 24, 2020
    Posted on: 9/24/2020 4:01:17 PM PDT

  • Research reveals an enormous planet quickly orbiting a tiny, dying star
    University of Wisconsin-Madison - Wednesday, September 16, 2020
    Posted on: 9/17/2020 12:52:46 AM PDT

  • SwRI Scientist Searchers for Stellar Phosphorus to Find Potentially Habitable Exoplanets
    Southwest Research Institute - Wednesday, September 16, 2020
    Posted on: 9/16/2020 3:35:35 PM PDT

  • Phosphine on Venus
    National Institutes of Natural Sciences - Tuesday, September 15, 2020
    Posted on: 9/15/2020 3:09:17 PM PDT

  • Phosphine on Venus: A Biomarker Molecule?
    National Astronomical Observatory of Japan - Tuesday, September 15, 2020
    Posted on: 9/15/2020 2:44:52 PM PDT

  • Breakthrough Initiatives to Fund Study into Search for Primitive Life in the Clouds of Venus
    Breakthrough Initiatives - Tuesday, September 15, 2020
    Posted on: 9/15/2020 1:21:53 PM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • Detection of simplest amino acid glycine in the atmosphere of the Venus
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - October 15, 2020
    Posted on: 10/15/2020 4:35:18 AM PDT

  • Virtual Open Session: Planetary Science and Astrobiology Decadal Survey 2023-2032
    National Academy of Sciences - October 8, 2020
    Posted on: 10/8/2020 6:05:46 PM PDT

  • NASA Exoplanet Explorers (ExoExplorers) Science Series
    NASA HQ - October 6, 2020
    Posted on: 10/7/2020 1:29:18 AM PDT

  • Cooperation between RNA and Proto-Proteins
    NASA Astrobiology - October 2, 2020
    Posted on: 10/2/2020 6:46:43 PM PDT

  • Planetary Science and Astrobiology Decadal Survey: Open Session
    National Academy of Sciences - October 1, 2020
    Posted on: 10/1/2020 7:24:07 PM PDT

  • Life at Low Pressure: Planetary Protection and the Habitability of Mars
    NASA Astrobiology - September 29, 2020
    Posted on: 9/29/2020 1:24:11 PM PDT

  • Space Exploration Plant and Microbiome Learning Sessions start this week
    American Society for Gravitational and Space Research - September 28, 2020
    Posted on: 9/28/2020 4:07:57 PM PDT

  • Dragonfly Launch Moved to 2027
    NASA HQ - September 28, 2020
    Posted on: 9/28/2020 1:38:02 PM PDT

  • Inaugural Prebiotic Chemistry & Early Earth Environments (PCE3) Community Workshop
    NASA Astrobiology - September 24, 2020
    Posted on: 9/24/2020 3:56:51 PM PDT

  • Jim Bridenstine: Venus is One Stop in Our Search for Life
    NASA HQ - September 15, 2020
    Posted on: 9/15/2020 9:59:42 PM PDT

  • Announcement About Research on Venus's Chemistry
    NASA HQ - September 14, 2020
    Posted on: 9/15/2020 1:15:05 AM PDT

  • Meet the Steering Committee for the Planetary Science and Astrobiology Decadal Survey 2023-2032
    National Academy of Sciences - September 14, 2020
    Posted on: 9/14/2020 7:22:12 PM PDT

  • Submit Session Proposals for Astrobiology Science Conference (AbSciCon) 2021 - Due Date 16 September 2020
    NASA Astrobiology - September 8, 2020
    Posted on: 9/8/2020 11:27:15 PM PDT

  • Chemical Evolution and the Origins of Life
    NASA Astrobiology - September 1, 2020
    Posted on: 9/1/2020 9:24:50 PM PDT

  • American Society for Gravitational and Space Research Abstract Deadline Extended to September 4th
    American Society for Gravitational and Space Research - August 20, 2020
    Posted on: 8/21/2020 12:25:16 AM PDT

  • Does Hydrogen Feed the Subseafloor Biosphere?
    NASA Astrobiology - August 15, 2020
    Posted on: 8/15/2020 2:15:21 PM PDT

  • NAS Report: Report Series: Committee on Astrobiology and Planetary Science Options for the Fifth New Frontiers Announcement of Opportunity (2020)
    National Academy of Sciences - August 10, 2020
    Posted on: 8/10/2020 6:07:50 PM PDT

  • NASA ROSES-20 Amendment 43: Habitable Worlds will not be solicited next year in ROSES-2021, but it is still solicited this year
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - July 6, 2020
    Posted on: 7/6/2020 1:50:47 PM PDT

  • Clarification of A.30 Earth Science USPI, B.4 Heliophysics Guest Investigators Open, and E.4 Habitable Worlds
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - June 25, 2020
    Posted on: 6/25/2020 9:00:22 PM PDT

  • Upcoming NfoLD Webinar: Chris Kempes
    Network for Life Detection (NFOLD) - June 17, 2020
    Posted on: 6/17/2020 9:18:31 PM PDT