Astrobiology

30. OSIRIS-REx Asteroid “Smash & Grab” – Mission Update

Interview with Project Scientist Dr. Jason P. Dworkin On October 20th, 2020, NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft made history as it collected samples from asteroid Bennu, which are expected to return to Earth in 2023. For this episode I’m pleased to introduce Dr. Jason Dworkin, the project scientist for OSIRIS-REx, for an update and more details on…

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8. Searching for Life Beyond the Pale Blue Dot

NATHALIE A. CABROL, Director of SETI’s Carl Sagan Center for Research In this episode we feature Dr. Nathalie Cabrol, a French American astrobiologist specializing in planetary science and the search for life beyond the pale blue dot. She has been a Principal Investigator (PI) at the SETI Institute since 1998 and is also the Director…

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