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Understanding how plants can survive in space

Testing sensors for deployment in a spaceflight or lunar or martial habitats

Webb Telescope smokes out universe’s most distant organic molecules

Texas A&M astronomer and collaborators find complex organic molecules in a galaxy more than 12 billion light-years from Earth
Aerospace Engineering

Introducing … smell-evision? Adding scents to virtual reality could help astronauts cope with isolation during long missions

A description of the NASA-supported study appears in the journal Acta Astronautica

Farming the cosmos: NASA-funded study investigates effects of space radiation on plants during interplanetary travel

Texas A&M-led team will focus on oxidation status, telomere length dynamics and genome stability

Replacing wheels with legs may help rovers to navigate ice, sand and other surfaces more easily on Mars and other planets

NASA invests $3 million in three-year A&M-USC project

Astronomers celebrate first images from James Webb Space Telescope

NASA issues collection of full-color images and spectroscopic data from $10 billion telescope

How do Io’s dunes move without wind? New model explains mystery

Study could provide insights about dunes on distant planets

Building on Mars: New method creates materials from available soils

Texas A&M chemist leads collaborative NASA-funded project for extraterrestrial construction
Aerospace Engineering

From sea to space and back again: Offshore platforms for rocket travel

Ocean offers safety and convenience for professionals and spectators, A&M engineers say