Skip to main content

Leading the Future of Astrobiology in Europe

Part of the SpringerBriefs in Astronomy book series (BRIEFSASTRON)

Abstract

During the last 5 years several new networking initiatives in the field of astrobiology have been launched in Europe and the community has gained considerable momentum. To further increase the leading role of Europe in the field of astrobiology, the launch of an European Astrobiology Institute has been discussed. Possible aims, tasks and a proposed structure of such an institute are discussed in the present chapter.

This is a preview of subscription content, access via your institution.

Buying options

Chapter
USD   29.95
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-96265-8_9
  • Chapter length: 7 pages
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
  • Exclusive offer for individuals only
  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
eBook
USD   54.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • ISBN: 978-3-319-96265-8
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
  • Exclusive offer for individuals only
  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Softcover Book
USD   69.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
Fig. 9.1

An image shared by ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet on his social media channels. Copyright ESA/NASA. Retrieved from: https://goo.gl/9J8dVN

Author information

Authors and Affiliations

Authors

Corresponding author

Correspondence to W. Geppert .

Editor information

Editors and Affiliations

Rights and permissions

Reprints and Permissions

Copyright information

© 2018 The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature

About this chapter

Verify currency and authenticity via CrossMark

Cite this chapter

Geppert, W., Gargaud, M. (2018). Leading the Future of Astrobiology in Europe. In: Capova, K., Persson, E., Milligan, T., Dunér, D. (eds) Astrobiology and Society in Europe Today. SpringerBriefs in Astronomy. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-96265-8_9

Download citation