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Supporting Mars exploration: BIOMEX in Low Earth Orbit and further astrobiological studies on the Moon using Raman and PanCam technology
The Low Earth Orbit (LEO) experiment Biology and Mars Experiment (BIOMEX) is an interdisciplinary and international space research project selected by ESA. The experiment will be accommodated on theExpand
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Mosses in Low Earth Orbit: Implications for the Limits of Life and the Habitability of Mars.
As a part of the European Space Agency mission "EXPOSE-R2" on the International Space Station (ISS), the BIOMEX (Biology and Mars Experiment) experiment investigates the habitability of Mars and theExpand
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Limits of Life and the Habitability of Mars: The ESA Space Experiment BIOMEX on the ISS
Abstract BIOMEX (BIOlogy and Mars EXperiment) is an ESA/Roscosmos space exposure experiment housed within the exposure facility EXPOSE-R2 outside the Zvezda module on the International Space StationExpand
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BIOMEX: Three different steps to approach a systematic determination of habitats and stable biosignatures in space- and Mars-like environments
BIOMEX (Biology and Mars Experiment) is a space experiment on the exposure platform EXPOSER2 launched by the Progress 56 mission on 24 July and placed on the outer side of the Russian Zvezda ModuleExpand
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Conservation genetic assessment of four plant species in a small replica of a steppe ecosystem >30 years after establishment
To counter species loss living ex situ collections in botanic gardens became important elements of robust conservation programs. Several limitations, problems, and risks associated with living exExpand
Limits of survival: The effect of mars-like conditions, irradiation and humidity on the vitality of bryophyte species
Due to their ability of desiccation tolerance Bryophytes are able to colonize extreme habitats. Pretests show the remarkable resistance of Grimmia sessitiana to simulated space vacuum, Mars-likeExpand