DARPA Program Aims to Develop Fundamentals of Biomanufacturing in Space – Global Biodefense

The B-SURE (Biomanufacturing: Survival, Utility, and Reliability beyond Earth) program will leverage biological processes in resource limited environments. Imagine you are going to space. There is a long list of items and supplies you will definitely need, but there is an even longer list of things you might need, depending on how your mission progresses. […]

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Alien organisms could hitch a ride on our spacecraft and contaminate Earth, scientists warn | Space

The risk of invading alien organisms is low, but we’re increasing the chances. The growing demand for space exploration is increasing the chances of alien organisms invading Earth and of Earth-based organisms invading other planets, scientists have argued in a new paper. The researchers point to humanity’s record of moving species to new environments on […]

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