Podcast: Interview with astrobiologist Nicol Caplin

How can microorganisms help humans push further into space?

As humans prepare to once again push beyond Earth orbit with plans to permanently settle on the Moon and perhaps even put feet on the Red Planet, scientists around the world are attempting to better understand the risks involved with long duration spaceflight.


In our latest podcast, European Space Agency astrobiologist and Deep Space Exploration Scientist Dr Nicol Caplin discusses the search for life beyond Earth, and how our planet’s microorganisms are helping humans push further into space.


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