Do you have dreams of one day becoming an astronaut? Well this group is for you! Come get tips and pointers on how to maximize your chances of becoming part of this talented group of explorers. Learn what skills and talents NASA looks for in their astronaut candidates and get all your questions answered.See More
September 13, 2016 at 9am to September 15, 2016 at 2:30pm
The meeting will try to map the chemical evolution of the molecular building blocks of life from their possible sources in the interstellar medium, the atmospheres of planets and on their surfaces. It also aims to serve to engage the astrochemistry and systems chemistry communities into a dialogue. The meeting venue is Liblice Castle (http://www.chateau-liblice.com/), a 18th century castle in a wonderful park offers 4 star hotel…See More
Mars Student Imaging Program is a collaborative program serving families of Kyrene del Cielo Elementary School involving NASA's Mars Student Imaging Project (MSIP), SAGANet of Blue Marble Space, and The Discovery Room of Blue Marble Space. Motivation:Our goal is to use MSIP to provide elementary students and their families the opportunity to experience what it is like to be a member of the scientific community, and to gain exposure to science professionals and ideas that they might never…See More
Early Solar System Bombardment and Earth's HabitabilityPresenter: Bill Bottke, Southwest Research Institute When: February 23, 2015 1PM PSTThe early bombardment of the inner solar system played a critical role in the evolution of Earth’s biosphere. To glean insights into astrobiology issues, however, one first needs to know what happened when. To date, this has been problematic — the most commonly-used and cited…See More
Alexis Templeton is the Principal Investigator of the Rock-Powered Life team with the NASA Astrobiology Institute (NAI). She is a geomicrobiologist with expertise in microbe/mineral interactions, biomineralization, chemical imaging, spectroscopy, and isotope geochemistry.
Our next episode of Ask an Astrobiologist features an interview with Dr. Templeton and Dr. Sanjoy Som. Watch live on SAGANLive and remember to share your questions to Twitter with #AskAstrobio.
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