Key Meetings/ Event and Attendees
Astrobiology is the study of life in the Universe. However, the only place in this vast cosmos that is known to host life is our own planet. But now, science has revealed that several planetary bodies in our solar system have the potential to host primitive forms of life. Carol Stoker (Code SST) gave an invited talk on August 26, 2017 and described why and how NASA plans to search for life on Mars and icy ocean moons of Jupiter and Saturn.
Resource Prospector (RP) is very mature S/C mission concept, with significant hardware and software development over the last three years; The RP Payload instruments are all at or near TRL6