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Putting astrobiology at the heart of NASA science

The Europa Clipper mission under development is driven in large part by astrobiology, including determining if the icy moon of Jupiter could support life. (credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech) by Jeff Foust A quarter-century ago, astrobiology was struggling to find credibility. After past disappointments in the search for life beyond Earth, such as the Viking missions to Mars, not to mention the controversies ...

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