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at the Lunar and Planetary Institute

Cosmic Explorations Speaker Series

Mercury to Mars: LPI Explores the Solar System

Research conducted at the LPI encompasses all the rocky planets, the Earth's Moon, asteroids and beyond. The 2016–2017 series will feature LPI scientists discussing their research and how their work supports NASA's solar system science and exploration efforts.

All Cosmic Explorations Speaker Series presentations are streamed live through the USRA Ustream channel.

Recordings of past presentations can be viewed on the LPI YouTube channel and in the Cosmic Exploration Speaker Series archive.


Cosmic Explorations Speaker Series presentations begin at 7:30 p.m. and are free of charge. Presentations are held at the USRA building at 3600 Bay Area Boulevard, Houston. For more information, please call 281-486-2163 or e-mail CosmicLecture@lpi.usra.edu.

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Scientists and staff of the Lunar and Planetary Institute (LPI) and the USRA Division of Space Life Sciences (DSLS) are available for presentations to schools, civic groups, and other organizations.