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Astrobiology Explorer

The Astrobiology Explorer, known as ABE, has a hydrogen ice chilled telescope that will search for interstellar organic compounds, such as carbon-containing ices, dust and molecules, throughout the universe.

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News Release: NASA Ames Astrobiology Explorer Telescope Chosen for Feasibility Study

More information about ABE is available at:

More information about the Explorer program and the other selected proposals is available at:



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