Astrobiology (general)

Congressional Hearing on NASA's Astrobiology Program

By Keith Cowing
SpaceRef
September 29, 2015
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Congressional Hearing on NASA's Astrobiology Program
Comparing water on Europa and Earth
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Today the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee helad a hearing that reviewed the scientific methods employed to search for life, examine recent scientific discoveries in the field of astrobiology (the study of the origin, evolution, distribution, and future of life in the universe), and assess the prospects of finding life beyond Earth over the next decade.

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Archived webcast
Hearing charter
Hearing information
– Prepared Statements by: Ellen Stofan, Jonathan Lunine, Jacob Bean, Andrew Siemion
Science, Space, and Technology Committee Hearing Examines NASA’s Astrobiology Portfolio
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