CAPTEM (Curation and Analysis Planning Team for Extraterrestrial Materials)
CAPTEM Home Page
Requesting Lunar Samples
Requesting Meteorite Samples
Requesting Cosmic Dust Samples
Requesting Stardust Samples
Requesting Asteroid (Including Hayabusa) Samples
Requesting Genesis Samples
Summary of CAPTEM Meetings
Astromaterials Curation page at NASA Johnson Space Center
Lunar List Server
Publications and Documents
Public Displays of Apollo Samples
Links of Interest
CAPTEM Analysis
Lunar Sample Acquisition and Curation Review
CAPTEM Internal Link
Mars Sample Return
SMD PSD Nuggets


Dr. Harry McSween (Chair)
Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences
University of Tennessee
1412 Circle Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996-1410

Phone: (865) 974-9805

Dr. Aaron Burton (Secretary)
Astromaterials Research and Exploration Science
NASA Johnson Space Center
Houston, TX 77058
Phone: 281-244-2773

Dr. Allan Treiman (Lunar Subcommittee Chair)
Lunar and Planetary Institute
3600 Bay Area Boulevard
Houston, TX 77058
Phone: 281-486-2117

Dr. Larry Nyquist (Genesis Subcommittee Chair)
JSC Retired

Dr. George Flynn (Cosmic Dust Subcommittee Chair)
Department of Physics
Plattsburgh, NY 12901
Phone: 518-564-3163

Dr. Kevin McKeegan (Asteroid Subcommittee Chair)
Department of Earth and Space Sciences
University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567
Phone: 310-825-3580

Dr. Andrew Westphal (Stardust Subcommittee Chair)
Space Sciences Laboratory
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA 94720
Phone: 510-642-2969

Dr. Dimitri Papanastassiou (Facilities Expert)
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
M/S 183-335
4800 Oak Grove Drive
Pasadena, California 91109-8099
Phone: 818-354-5164


Dr. James Day
Associate Professor, Geosciences Research Division
Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive # 0244
La Jolla CA, 92093-0244
Phone: 858-534-5431
E-mail: jmdday at

Dr. Juliane Gross
Dept. of Earth and Planetary Sciences
Rutgers, State University of New Jersey Busch Campus
610 Taylor Road
Piscataway, NJ 08854
Phone: 1-848-445-3619,

Dr. Kieren Torres Howard
Kingsborough Community College
Department of Physical Sciences 
City University of New York (CUNY) 
2001 Oriental Blvd. 
Brooklyn, NY 11235 
Phone: 718-368-5771

Dr. Rhiannon Mayne
Curator of the Oscar E. Monnig Collection
Assistant Professor of Meteoritics and Planetary Science
Department of Geology
TCU Box 298830
Texas Christian University
Fort Worth, TX 76129
Phone: 817-257 4172

Dr. G. Jeffrey Taylor
Hawai'i Institute of Geophysics & Planetology
University of Hawai'i
1680 East-West Rd., POST 602
Honolulu, Hawai'i 96822
Phone: 808-956-3899






Last updated
April 28, 2015