Microbial life, maybe. Still, it’s an intriguing prospect. But would we know it if we saw it?
Beyond A Year In Space, a PBS documentary on the effects of long term habitation in space, featuring Scott Kelly, the endurance record holder.
The chemical soup on Europa provides the right conditions to support life. Now to send a robot submarine to say hello.
From Universe Today: If We Receive a Message From Aliens, Should We Delete it Without Reading it? Rationale being: maybe it’s a virus? Far-fetched but in a paranoid kind of way, maybe it makes sense.
I missed posting about SpaceX Falcon Heavy’s maiden launch that happened this week. Truly historic moment as this is the first time since Saturn V — almost fifty years! — that we’ve been able to send as big a payload to space, and the first time on a reusable booster.
Microbial reactors can turn human waste directly into food. Disgusting, yes, but may be essential for space travel.
China has a proposal to clean up space debris using pulsed lasers. The US is not amused.