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SpringerBriefs in Space Life Sciences

Astrobiology on the International Space Station

Authors: de Vera, Jean-Pierre

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  • Addresses the fundamental questions of the universe and life
  • Informs about current and past experiments performed at the ISS
  • Written for scientists of various research fields
  • Written by a lead scientist and research group leader of the astrobiological laboratories of the German Aerospace Center (DLR)
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This volume on astrobiology of the Springer Briefs in Life Sciences book series addresses the three fundamental questions on origin, evolution, distribution and future of life in the universe: how does life begin and evolve? Is there life beyond Earth and, if so, how can we detect it? What is the future of life on Earth and in the universe? The book provides insights into astrobiological experiments that are being performed on the International Space Station, ISS, and discusses their findings.

This extremely exciting volume on astrobiology is intended for scientists of various research fields and for laypersons interested in space research and in the fundamental issues of the universe and life.


About the authors

Dr. Jean-Pierre de Vera is lead scientist and investigator of the space experiments BIOMEX and BioSigN on the ISS, Research Group Leader of the Astrobiological Laboratories - Mars Simulation Facility Laboratory since 2009, Raman/Biosignature Laboratory since 2015 and Planetary Analog Simulation Lab since 2019 at the Institute of Planetary Research, DLR in Berlin.

Table of contents (2 chapters)

Table of contents (2 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook $44.99
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  • ISBN 978-3-030-61691-5
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $59.99
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Astrobiology on the International Space Station
Authors
Series Title
SpringerBriefs in Space Life Sciences
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-61691-5
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-61691-5
Softcover ISBN
978-3-030-61690-8
Series ISSN
2196-5560
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 61
Number of Illustrations
17 b/w illustrations
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