UK Centre for Astrobiology

Astrobiological Analogues

We conduct research in a number of analogue environments.

Members of the UKCA work in a wide variety of environments around the world conducting analogue research to advance science and technology development for the exploration of space. Examples are described below:

MINAR

Mine Analogue Research

BASALT

Biologic Analogue Science Associated with Lava Terrains

MASE

Mars Analogues for Space Exploration

FELDSPAR

Field Exploration and Life Detection Sampling through Planetary Analogue Research