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the branch of biology concerned with the effects of outer space on living organisms and the search for extraterrestrial life

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Possible caverns have been recently identified on Mars, and their existence has caught much scientific and public attention because of their potential as exobiological habitats.
Since the creation of artificial life and intelligence, as well as nonhuman creatures of biological, exobiological, and synthetic origin, is perennially a province of fiction, it should be no surprise that serious science fiction writers engage them in novels and stories.
The chapters cover biological research in space, exobiological research, biomedical research in spaceflights, extravehicular activity, and medical support for the International Space Station and for interplanetary human spaceflights.
Emboldened by a half-century of scientific writing on the possibility of exobiological life forms,(230) and by an age-old literature, both fictional and philosophical, on the "plurality of worlds,"(231) space law populated the scientific object of outer space with legal, albeit extraterrestrial, subjects.
Neva Ciftcioglu is Nanobac's Director of Science and is on loan to NASA under a Space Act Agreement to work on Nanobacteria and exobiological research at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas.