UK Centre for Astrobiology

Space Missions

Members of the UKCA are involved with or lead a number of space missions. Current projects include:


Members of the UKCA are involved in a variety of space missions.

Space Microbiology

The UKCA is involved with experiments to study microbial growth in space.

BioRock - Biomining and Biofilms in Space

UKCA was the scientific coordinator of the European Space Agency (ESA) BioRock experiment to study microbe-mineral interactions on the International Space Station.