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November 21, 2014   Geologic Maps of Vesta from Dawn Mission Published

November 21, 2014   Hubble Telescope Finds Potential Kuiper Belt Targets for New Horizons Pluto Mission

November 21, 2014   Mars Spacecraft Reveal Comet Flyby Effects on Martian Atmosphere

News Archives

November 7, 2014   Graduate Students Eligible for the LPI Career Development Award

November 4, 2014   LPI Now Accepting Applications for Exploration Science Interns

November 3, 2014   LPIB Issue No. 138  Now Available

October 30, 2014   Free Public Lecture on Thursday, November 6 (Registration Required)

October 15, 2014   LPI Now Accepting Applications for 2015 Summer Intern Program in Planetary Science

October 15, 2014   USRA Announces New President and CEO

October 15, 2014   Former Lunar Exploration Interns Receive COSPAR Award

October 6, 2014   NASA Mission Points to Origin of “Ocean of Storms” on Earth’s Moon

October 6, 2014   Rosetta Comet Fires Its Jets

October 6, 2014   Swirling Cloud at Titan's Pole is Cold and Toxic

September 23, 2014   Curiosity Rover Arrives at Martian Mountain

September 23, 2014   NASA's Newest Mars Mission Spacecraft Enters Orbit Around Red Planet

September 23, 2014   Scientists Find Evidence of "Diving" Tectonic Plates on Europa

August 26, 2014   Rosetta Landing Site Search Narrows

August 26, 2014   Stardust Discovers Potential Interstellar Space Particles

August 26, 2014   Voyager Map Details Neptune’s Strange Moon Triton

July 30, 2014   Illustrating Bombardment of Early Earth by Asteroids

July 21, 2014   LPI Science Research Staff Announced as SSERVI Award Winners

July 14, 2014   Asteroid 8798 Named "Tarantino" in Memory of USRA President

July 8, 2014   LPIB Issue No. 137 Now Available

July 8, 2014   Cassini Celebrates 10 Years Exploring Saturn

July 8, 2014   Ocean on Saturn Moon Could be as Salty as the Dead Sea

June 24, 2014   Cracks in Pluto's Moon Could Indicate it Once Had an Underground Ocean

June 24, 2014   NASA Experiments Recreate Aromatic Flavors of Titan

June 24, 2014   NASA's Mars Curiosity Rover Marks First Martian Year

June 16, 2014   Dr. Frederick A. Tarantino, 1955–2014

June 16, 2014   LPI Releases New Impact Cratering Education Site

June 16, 2014   High-Resolution Radar at Arecibo Observatory Reveals Asteroid As a Beauty, Not a Beast

June 3, 2014   Astronomers Confounded By Massive Rocky World

June 3, 2014   Barringer Award Recipients Announced

June 3, 2014   NASA Mars Weathercam Helps Find Large New Crater

May 19, 2014   Faraway Moon or Faint Star? Possible Exomoon Found

May 19, 2014   NASA Simulator Successfully Recreates Space Dust

May 19, 2014   Hubble Shows Jupiter's Great Red Spot is Smaller than Ever Measured

May 12, 2014   Cassini Spies the Ice-Giant Planet Uranus

May 12, 2014   Ganymede May Harbor "Club Sandwich" of Oceans and Ice

May 12, 2014   Kepler Telescope Discovers First Earth-Sized Planet in "Habitable Zone"

May 8, 2014   LPI Presents SkyFest:  View Jupiter and Mars Through Telescopes!

April 28, 2014   Cassini Images May Reveal Birth of a Saturn Moon

April 28, 2014   NASA Hubble Exhibit at National Air and Space Museum

April 28, 2014   Spitzer and WISE Find Sun's Close, Cold Neighbor

April 18, 2014   LADEE Mission Ends with Planned Impact on the Lunar Surface

April 16, 2014   David Black Selected as President and CEO of SETI Institute

April 10, 2014   April 15 Lunar Eclipse from a Different Perspective: What Would an Astronaut See from the Moon?

April 4, 2014   Public Lecture on Thursday, April 24

April 4, 2014   Cassini and Deep Space Network Detect Ocean Inside Saturn Moon

April 4, 2014   Masursky Lecture by Dave Scott Now Available on Livestream LPSC Archive

March 20, 2014   LPI Announces Planetary Science Summer Interns

March 20, 2014   NASA Releases First Interactive Mosaic of Lunar North Pole

March 14, 2014   LPIB Issue No. 136 Now Available

March 11, 2014   Largest Solar System Moon Detailed in Geologic Map

March 11, 2014   Kepler Team Marks Five Years in Space

March 11, 2014   NASA Moves Longest-Serving Mars Spacecraft for New Observation

February 19, 2014   LPI Announces Career Development Award Winners

February 19, 2014   Herschel Telescope Detects Water on Dwarf Planet

February 19, 2014   Public Lecture on Thursday, March 6

January 13, 2014   NASA and Smithsonian Host 10-Year Mars Rover Events

January 13, 2014   NASA's Deep Space Network: The Original "Wireless Network" Turns 50

January 13, 2014   Recently Reactivated NASA Spacecraft Spots Its First New Asteroid

2013

December 18, 2013   LPIB Issue No. 135 Now Available

December 13, 2013   LPI Announces Publication of Space Science Series Volume

December 13, 2013   Graduate Students Eligible for the LPI Career Development Award

December 13, 2013    Clay-Like Minerals Found on Icy Crust of Europa

December 4, 2013    China Launches Probe and Rover to Moon

December 4, 2013    India’s Mars Orbiter Mission Successfully Leaves Earth Orbit

December 4, 2013    LPI Announces Shoemaker Impact Cratering Award Recipient

November 27, 2013   NASA Cassini Spacecraft Provides New View of Saturn and Earth

November 27, 2013   NASA Launches Mission to Study Upper Atmosphere of Mars

November 27, 2013   NASA Spacecraft Begins Collecting Lunar Atmosphere Data

November 5, 2013   USRA Team Selected for NASA Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute

October 30, 2013   Cassini Gets New Views of Titan’s Land of Lakes

October 30, 2013   Public Lecture on Thursday, November 21

October 30, 2013   LPI Presents SkyFest:  Explore Mars with MAVEN

October 4, 2013   Long-Stressed Europa Likely Off-Kilter at One Time

October 4, 2013   NASA Space Telescopes Find Patchy Clouds on Exotic World

October 4, 2013   Science Benefits from Diverse Landing Area of NASA Mars Rover

October 2, 2013   Public Presentation to be Held at LPI on Thursday, October 3

September 16, 2013   It’s Official:  Voyager Has Reached Interstellar Space

September 16, 2013   NASA Evaluates Four Candidate Sites for 2016 Mars Mission

September 16, 2013   Workshop Held at the LPI Will Examine Asteroid Initiative Ideas

September 10, 2013   LADEE Lights Up the East Coast

August 30, 2013   Public Lecture on Thursday, September 12

August 8, 2013   LPI Presents Skyfest:  A New Moon

August 30, 2013   LPIB Issue No. 134 Now Available

August 23, 2013   NASA Ends Attempts to Fully Recover Kepler Spacecraft, Potential New Missions Considered

August 23, 2013   New Space Roadmap Released

July 26, 2013   Hubble Finds New Neptune Moon

July 26, 2013   WISE Finds Mysterious Centaurs May Be Comets

July 26, 2013   Science Team Outlines Goals for NASA’s 2020 Mars Rover

July 8, 2013   Mars Water-Ice Clouds are Key to Odd Thermal Rhythm

July 8, 2013   NASA Decommissions Its Galaxy Hunter Spacecraft

July 8, 2013   Voyager 1 Explores Final Frontier of Our “Solar Bubble”

June 24, 2013   Cassini Probe to Take Photo of Earth From Deep Space

June 24, 2013   LPI Launches Planetary News

June 24, 2013   Stars Don’t Obliterate Their Planets (Very Often)

June 14, 2013   Cassini Sees Precursors to Aerosol Haze on Titan

June 14, 2013   GRAIL Mission Solves Mystery of Moon’s Surface Gravity

June 14, 2013   Marks on Martian Dunes May Be Tracks of Dry-Ice Sleds

May 30, 2013   LPIB Issue No. 133 Now Available

May 29, 2013   Mars Rover Opportunity Examines Clay Clues in Rock

May 29, 2013   Public Lecture on Thursday,  June 13

May 29, 2013   Galaxies Fed by Funnels of Fuel

May 13, 2013   NASA Invites Public to Send Names and Messages to Mars

May 13, 2013   NASA Probe Gets Close-Up Views of Large Hurricane on Saturn

May 2, 2013   Herschel Completes Its “Cool” Journey in Space

May 2, 2013   NASA Spacecraft Will Visit Asteroid with New Name

April 29, 2013   NASA Probe Observes Meteors Colliding with Saturn’s Rings

April 25, 2013   Center for Lunar Science and Exploration Announces 2013 Intern Class

April 25, 2013   NASA Invites the Public to Fly Along with Voyager

April 13, 2013   Sifting Through the Atmospheres of Far-Off Worlds

April 11, 2013   Mapping the Chemistry Needed for Life at Europa

April 11, 2013   Blame it on the Rain (from Saturn's Rings)

April 4, 2013   LPI Presents SkyFest:  Exploring the Solar System

April 4, 2013   NASA Team Investigates Complex Chemistry at Titan

April 4, 2013   Saturn is Like an Antiques Shop, Cassini Suggests

March 25, 2013   Curiosity Mars Rover Sees Trend In Water Presence

March 25, 2013   “Hot Spots” Ride a Merry-Go-Round on Jupiter

March 25, 2013   NASA-Supported Lunar Scientists Find New Link In Solar-System-Wide Impact Bombardment

March 11, 2013   LPI Announces Planetary Science Summer Interns

March 11, 2013   NASA Helps See Buried Mars Flood Channels in 3-D

March 6, 2013   LPIB Issue No. 132 Now Available

March 1, 2013   NASA'S Hubble Provides First Census of Galaxies Near Cosmic Dawn

February 26, 2013   Public Lecture on Thursday, February 28

February 22, 2013   David S. McKay, 1936–2013

February 22, 2013   NASA and JPL Contribute to European Jupiter Mission

February 15, 2013   LPI Presents SkyFest: Stars: From Birth to Death

February 15, 2013   Curiosity Collects First Martian Bedrock Sample

February 15, 2013   LPI Announces Career Development Award Winners

February 7, 2013   Applications Now Being Accepted for the Lunar Exploration Summer Intern Program

February 7, 2013   Cassini Watches Storm Choke on Its Own Tail

February 7, 2013   Herschel Finds Star Past Its Prime Possibly Making Planets

January 25, 2013   NASA Officially Joins ESA’s “Dark Universe” Mission

January 25, 2013   Titan Gets a Dune “Makeover”

January 25, 2013    Martian Crater May Once Have Held Groundwater-Fed Lake

January 11, 2013   Center for Lunar Science and Exploration Releases Higher Education Lunar Resources

January 11, 2013   Cassini Suggests Icing on a Lake

January 11, 2013    Researchers Identify Water-Rich Meteorite Linked to Mars Crust

2012

December 21, 2012   NASA’s GRAIL Lunar Impact Site Named for Astronaut Sally Ride

December 21, 2012   NASA Announces Robust Multi-Year Mars Program; New Rover to Close Out Decade of New Missions

December 21, 2012   NASA Researchers Strike Scientific Gold With Meteorite

December 5, 2012   GRAIL Creates Most Accurate Moon Gravity Map

December 5, 2012   Why Go Back to the Moon?

November 30, 2012   LPIB Issue No. 131 Now Available

November 28, 2012   Cassini Sees Abrupt Turn in Titan’s Atmosphere

November 19, 2012   Scientists Find Similarities in Formation of Mars and Earth

November 16, 2012   Announcing the 2012 Shoemaker Impact Cratering Award Recipient 

November 5, 2012   Curiosity Finds Clues to Changes in Mars’ Atmosphere

November 5, 2012   Asteroid Belts at Just the Right Place are Friendly to Life

October 26, 2012    Public Lecture on Thursday, November 15

October 26, 2012    A Long and Winding Road:  Cassini Celebrates 15 Years

October 26, 2012    Jupiter:  Turmoil from Below, Battering from Above

October 18, 2012   Bounce, Skid, Wobble: How Huygens Landed on Titan

October 18, 2012   NASA Announces Asteroid Naming Contest for Students

October 18, 2012   Revisiting the Early Collisional Evolution of the Moon

October 11, 2012   Deadline Extended for the 2012 Humans in Space International Youth Art Competition

October 11, 2012   First Planets Found Around Sun-Like Stars in a Cluster

October 11, 2012   Public Invited to Free Symposium on the History of Planetary Exploration

September 26, 2012   Kring Receives Award for Distinguished Service

September 27, 2012   Dawn Sees Hydrated Minerals on Giant Asteroid

September 27, 2012   Former LPI Intern Studies Mars with the Curiosity Team

September 11, 2012   Curiosity's Arm Wields Camera Well

September 11, 2012    Vesta in Dawn’s Rear View Mirror

September 11, 2012   LPI Presents Sky Fest: International Observe the Moon Night!

August 30, 2012   Dawn Prepares for Trek Toward Dwarf Planet

August 30, 2012   SOFIA to Embark on New Cycle of Science Observations

August 30, 2012   Zooming in on a Blue Moon

August 6, 2012   Curiosity Rover Lands on Martian Surface

July 25, 2012   NASA Spacecraft Reveals Ice Content in Moon Crater

July 25, 2012   Spitzer Finds Possible Exoplanet Smaller Than Earth

July 30, 2012   LPI Presents Sky Fest: Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity Rover Landing

July 11, 2012   Announcing the 2012 Humans in Space International Youth Art Competition

July 11, 2012   Barringer Award Recipients Announced

July 11, 2012   Stuart Ross Taylor Receives 2012 Shoemaker Distinguished Lunar Scientist Award

June 15, 2012   Cassini Sees Tropical Lakes on Saturn Moon

June 15, 2012   Data from Voyager 1 Point to Interstellar Future

June 15, 2012   Mars Rover Team Aims for Landing Closer to Prime Science Site

June 8, 2012   Dawn Mission Video Shows Vesta’s Coat of Many Colors

June 8, 2012   Enceladus Plume is a New Kind of Plasma Laboratory

May 21, 2012   Mars Spacecraft Detects Large Changes In Martian Sand Dunes

May 21, 2012   LPI Presents SkyFest: Transit of Venus on June 5

May 21, 2012   Public Lecture on Thursday, June 7

May 1, 2012   Center for Lunar Science and Exploration Announces 2012 Intern Class

May 1, 2012   Dawn Reveals Secrets of Giant Asteroid Vesta

May 1, 2012   NASA Scientists Find History of Asteroid Impacts in Earth Rocks

April 24, 2012   MyMoon ComMOONity Art Project

April 19, 2012   Dawn Gets Extra Time to Explore Vesta

April 19, 2012   NASA Mission Wants Amateur Astronomers to Target Asteroids

March 29, 2012   "Mount Sharp" on Mars Links Geology's Past and Future

March 29, 2012   Organics Probably Formed Easily in Early Solar System

March 16, 2012   LPI Presents Sky Fest: Ice Worlds on April 21

March 16, 2012   Join us for the 43rd LPSC

March 16, 2012   LPI Announces Planetary Science Interns

February 22, 2012   LPI Announces Career Development Award Winners

February 22, 2012   Mars-Bound NASA Rover Carries Coin for Camera Checkup

February 22, 2012   NASA Spacecraft Reveals Recent Geological Activity on the Moon

January 26, 2012   Cassini Sees the Two Faces of Titan’s Dunes

January 26, 2012   Educators Selected to Fly on SOFIA Airborne Observatory

January 26, 2012   Vesta Likely Cold and Dark Enough for Ice

January 19, 2012   Kepler Mission Finds Three Smallest Exoplanets

January 19, 2012   Montana Students Pick Winning Names for Moon Craft

January 19, 2012   New Star Cluster W3A Images Captured by SOFIA Observatory

January 9, 2012   LPI to Host First FameLab Astrobiology Competition

January 4, 2012   NASA's Twin Grail Spacecraft Reunite in Lunar Orbit

January 4, 2012   John Grunsfeld to Head NASA Science Directorate

2011

December 15, 2011   LPIB Issue No. 127 Now Available

December 6, 2011   NASA’s Kepler Confirms Its First Planet In Habitable Zone

December 6, 2011   NASA's Voyager Hits New Region at Solar System Edge

December 6, 2011   New NASA Dawn Visuals Show Vesta’s ‘Color Palette’

December 2, 2011  Dawn Soars Over Asteroid Vesta in 3-D

December 2, 2011  Caltech-Led Team of Astronomers Finds 18 New Planets

November 29, 2011  NASA Launches Most Capable and Robust Rover to Mars

November 23, 2011  NASA Orbiter Captures Martian Sand Dunes in Motion

November 18, 2011  Scientists Find Evidence for Subsurface “Great Lake” On Europa

November 8, 2011   Graduate Students Eligible for the LPI Career Development Award

November 3, 2011   NASA Study of Clays Suggests Watery Mars Underground

November 3, 2011   Public Lecture on Thursday, November 10

November 3, 2011   Ronald Greeley, 1939–2011

October 21, 2011   Herschel Finds Oceans of Water in Disk of Nearby Star

October 19, 2011   Applications Now Being Accepted for 2012 LPI Summer Intern Program

October 13, 2011   Dawn Science Team Presents Early Science Results

October 4, 2011   Enceladus Weather:  Snow Flurries and Perfect Powder for Skiing

September 22, 2011  Michael J. Drake, 1946–2011

September 13, 2011   NASA Launches Mission to Study Moon from Crust to Core

September 13, 2011   NASA Gives Public New Internet Tool to Explore the Solar System

September 13, 2011   Tributes to Terrorism Victims are on Mars

August 5, 2011   NASA's Juno Spacecraft Launches to Jupiter

August 5, 2011   Twisted Tale of Our Galaxy's Ring

August 5, 2011   NASA Spacecraft Data Suggest Water Flowing on Mars

August 1, 2011   Astronomers Find Largest, Most Distant Reservoir of Water

August 1, 2011   High School Students Leave Their Mark on the NLSI Forum

August 1, 2011   WISE Mission Finds First Trojan Asteroid Sharing Earth’s Orbit

July 22, 2011   Barringer Fund Awardees Announced

July 22, 2011   Dawn Spacecraft Enters Orbit Around Asteroid Vesta

July 22, 2011   High Resolution Topographic Data Available for Research

July 11, 2011   Cassini Spacecraft Captures Images and Sounds of Big Saturn Storm

July 11, 2011   Hubble Makes One-Millionth Science Observation

July 11, 2011   NASA Research Offers New Prospect of Water on Mars

July 1, 2011   SOFIA Successfully Observes Challenging Pluto Occulation

July 1, 2011   International Students Receive Hands-On Research Opportunities in Lunar Geology and Aerospace Engineering

July 1, 2011   USRA Part of Team Selected to Manage Arecibo Observatory

June 20, 2011   NASA Spacecraft Confirms Theories, Sees Surprises at Mercury

June 20, 2011   NASA Spacecraft Making Cross-Country Voyage

June 19, 2011   Announcing the Release of the MSL Chem-Cam Website

May 25, 2011   Scientists Make Lunar Watershed Discovery

May 25, 2011   NASA to Launch New Science Mission to Asteroid in 2016

May 11, 2011   Dawn Spacecraft Captures First Image of Nearing Asteroid

May 11, 2011   NASA Selects Investigations for Future Key Missions

May 11, 2011   Public Lecture on Thursday, May 19

April 29, 2011   Voyager Set to Enter Interstellar Space

April 22, 2011   NASA Orbiter Reveals Big Changes in Mars’ Atmosphere

April 22, 2011   Cassini Sees Saturn Electric Link With Enceladus

April 7, 2011   SOFIA Completes First Flight of German Science Instrument

March 25, 2011   NASA Stardust Spacecraft Officially Ends Operations

March 24, 2011   Center for Lunar Science and Exploration Announces 2011 Intern Class

March 11, 2011   Dawn Gets Vesta Target Practice

March 15, 2011   LPI Announces Planetary Science Interns

March 9, 2011   Some of Mars’ Missing Carbon Dioxide May be Buried

February 23, 2011   Planetary Decadal Survey Public Release at 42nd LPSC

February 22, 2011   Public Lecture on Thursday, February 24

February 7, 2011   LPI Career Development Award Recipients Announced

February 3, 2011   Kepler Finds Earth-Sized Planet Candidates in Habitable Zone

January 20, 2011   Mars Rover Will Check for Ingredients of Life

January 20, 2011   NASA Spacecraft Prepares for Valentine’s Day Comet Rendezvous

January 20, 2011   Public Lecture on Thursday, January 27

2010

December 28, 2010   LPIB Issue 124 Now Available

December 10, 2010   The End of Planet Formation, as Told by Trace Elements from the Mantles of Earth, the Moon, and Mars

December 2, 2010   SOFIA Observatory Completes First Science Flight

December 2, 2010   Announcing the 2010 Shoemaker Impact Cratering Award Recipient

November 12, 2010   Saturn Then and Now:   30 Years Since Voyager Visit

November 8, 2010   Graduate Students Eligible for the LPI Career Development Award

November 4 , 2010   NASA Mission Successfully Flies by Comet Hartley 2

October 22 , 2010   NASA Missions Uncover the Moon's Buried Treasures

October 19 , 2010   New Release:  Lunar and Planetary Information Bulletin - Issue #123

October 15 , 2010   Training New Explorers for the Surfaces of the Moon, Mars, and Beyond

October 8 , 2010   Cassini Catches Saturn Moons in Paintball Fight

September 22 , 2010   Mars Rover Opportunity Approaching Possible Meteorite

September 14 , 2010   Amateur Astronomers are First to Detect Objects Impacting Jupiter

September 9 , 2010   LPI Expands Lunar Sample Atlas

August 30 , 2010   Desert RATS Begin Field Studies

August 26 , 2010   Rich Planetary System Discovered

August 18 , 2010   Move Over Caravaggio:  Cassini’s Light and Dark Moons

August 18 , 2010   Barringer Fund Awardees Announced

July 30 , 2010    Blowing in the Wind:  Cassini Helps with Dune Whodunit

July 30 , 2010   NASA Spacecraft Camera Yields Most Accurate Mars Map Ever

July 22 , 2010    NASA’s WISE Mission Completes Extensive Sky Survey

July 22 , 2010    Cassini Sees Moon Building Giant Snowballs in Saturn Ring

June 29 , 2010    New Release: Lunar and Planetary Information Bulletin - Issue #121/122

June 22 , 2010    Research Suggests Water Content of Moon Interior Underestimated

June 22 , 2010    COSPAR Panel on Exploration Report 2010

June 16 , 2010    Hayabusa Capsule Recovered Intact

June 7 , 2010    LPI Welcomes Planetary Science Interns

June 1 , 2010    LPI Welcomes Lunar Exploration Interns

May 24 , 2010   Mars Rovers Set Surface Longevity Record

May 24 , 2010    Phoenix Mars Lander Does Not Phone Home, New Image Shows Damage

May 17 , 2010    Field Training and Research Program at Meteor Crater

May 13 , 2010    NASA Invites Public to Take Virtual Walk on Moon

April 30 , 2010    Cassini and Amateurs Chase Storm on Saturn

April 27 , 2010   Public Lecture on Thursday, April 29

April 15 , 2010    Earth Day Origins Traced to the Moon

April 13 , 2010    NASA-Funded Research Suggests Venus is Geologically Alive

April 8 , 2010    Shooting for Shooting Stars

March 30 , 2010    What Killed the Dinosaurs? Science Bites Reviews the Asteroid Theory

March 25 , 2010   Mars Rover Getting Smarter as it Gets Older

March 17 , 2010   See Spot on Jupiter. See Spot Glow.

March 15 , 2010   Cassini Data Show Ice and Rock Mixture Inside Titan

March 4 , 2010   International Consensus Link Between Asteroid Impact and Mass Extinction
                              Is Rock Solid

February 17 , 2010   Voyager Celebrates 20-Year-Old Valentine to Solar System

February 12 , 2010    NASA Successfully Launches a New Eye on the Sun

February 5 , 2010   Public Lecture on Thursday February 11

February 4 , 2010    LPI Career Development Award Recipients Announced

February 2 , 2010   LPI Announces Publication of Space Science Series Volume

January 31 , 2010   WISE Eye Spies Near-Earth Asteroid

January 31 , 2010   Spirit Rover Begins a New Chapter In Red Planet Scientific Studies

January 20 , 2010   Former LPI Intern Becomes NASA Deputy Associate Administrator for Exploration

January 15 , 2010   NASA to Check for Unlikely Winter Survival of Mars Lander

January 14 , 2010   Land Ho! Huygens Plunged to Titan Surface Five Years Ago

January 11, 2010   Public Lecture on Thursday, January 14

2009

December 30 , 2009   NASA Chooses Three Finalists for Future Space Science Mission

December 8 , 2009   Graduate Students Eligible for the LPI Career Development Award

December 3 , 2009   Cassini Captures Ghostly Dance of Saturn’s Northern Lights

November 23, 2009   New Computer-Developed Map Adds to Evidence for Ancient Martian Ocean

November 20, 2009   NASA and Microsoft Allow Earthlings to Become Martians

November 16, 2009   Public Lecture on Thursday, November 19

November 13, 2009   LCROSS Impacts Confirm Water in Lunar Crater

November 12, 2009   NASA to Begin Attempts to Free Sand-Trapped Mars Rover

October 28, 2009   Robot Armada Might Scale New Worlds

October 9, 2009   LCROSS Impacts Lunar Crater in Search for Water Ice

October 7, 2009   NASA Space Telescope Discovers Largest Ring Around Saturn

September 30, 2009   NASA Spacecraft Sees Ice On Mars Exposed By Meteor Impacts

September 25, 2009   NASA Instruments Reveal Water Molecules on Lunar Surface

September 9, 2009   First Images Unveiled from Rejuvenated Hubble

September 17, 2009   Juliane Gross Receives Prestigious Award

September 1, 2009   Upcoming Mercury Encounter Presents New Opportunities for Magnetometer

August 26, 2009   NASA Researchers Make First Discovery of Life’s Building Block in Comet

August 13, 2009   Meteorite Found on Mars Yields Clues About Planet’s Past

August 17, 2009   Ali Safaeinili, 1964–2009

July 30, 2009   Hubble Space Telescope Captures Rare Jupiter Collision

July 21, 2009   LPI Announces New Public Moon Website

July 7, 2009   LRO Spacecraft Sends First Lunar Images to Earth

July 7, 2009   Kring Named as Fellow of the Geological Society of America

June 26, 2009   Back to the Future:  Space Shuttle Shows Tunguska Explosion was Caused by a Comet

June 24, 2009   NASA Scientists Bring Light to Moon’s Permanently Dark Craters

June 24, 2009   Lunar Mission Launches, Successfully Enters Moon Orbit

June 16, 2009    Public Lecture on Thursday, June 18

May 29, 2009    NASA Selects Student’s Entry as New Mars Rover Name

May 20, 2009    NASA Study Shows Asteroids May Have Accelerated Life on Earth

May 1, 2009    MESSENGER Spacecraft Reveals a Very Dynamic Planet Mercury

April 16, 2009    Mars Spacecraft Teams on Alert for Dust-Storm Season

April 13, 2009    Public Lecture on Thursday, April 23

April 1, 2009    Celebrate Apollo: NASA Commemorates the 40th Anniversary

March 17, 2009    LPI Unveils New Additions to Lunar Science and Exploration Website

March 11, 2009    Kepler Mission Rockets to Space in Search of Other Earths

March 9, 2009    Mountain on Mars May Answer Big Question

March 6, 2009    Mario Acuña, 1940-2009

February 27, 2009    LPI Career Development Award Recipients Announced

February 20, 2009    Green Comet Approaches Earth

February 19, 2009    NASA and ESA Prioritize Outer Planet Missions

February 10, 2009    Public Lecture on Wednesday, February 18

January 28, 2009    IAU Formally Adopts Name Haskin Crater

January 12, 2009    NASA Names Team of Scientists to Lunar Institute

2008

December 30, 2008    Mars Rovers Near Five Years of Science and Discovery

December 29, 2008    Graduate Students Eligible for the LPI Career Development Award

November 25, 2008    NASA Prepares for New Juno Mission to Jupiter

November 21, 2008    NASA Spacecraft Detects Buried Glaciers on Mars

November 20, 2008    Site List Narrows for NASA’s Next Mars Landing

November 14, 2008    NASA Restores Historic Lunar Orbiter Image

November 10, 2008    Next Steps Toward an International Lunar Base

November 10, 2008    Public Invited to Cosmic Explorations Lecture on Thursday, November 13

October 29, 2008    NASA’s Phoenix Mission Faces Survival Challenges

October 7, 2008    India Sets Launch date for Chandryaan-1 Mission to the Moon

October 7, 2008    Notes from the Recent Meeting of the Planetary Science Subcommittee

October 7, 2008    Cassini Plans Doubleheader Flybys of Saturn’s Geyser Moon

September 23, 2008    Mars Rover to Head Toward Bigger Crater

September 22, 2008    LPI Fully Operational

September 19, 2008     NASA Selects Mission to Study Mars Atmosphere

September 4, 2008    Tellier Announces Retirement from LPI

August 26, 2008    NASA Mars Lander Digs Deeper as Third Month Nears End

August 19, 2008    IAU Approves Name of Fourth Dwarf Planet

August 15, 2008    Solar System Book Dedicated to Robert Clayton, “Mr. Oxygen”

August 14, 2008    Take an Interactive Journey Through NASA’s First Fifty Years of Exploration

July 24, 2008    Dr. Paul Spudis Announced as Chief Scientist of Google Lunar X PRIZE Contender Odyssey Moon Limited

July 22, 2008    NASA Spacecraft Shows Diverse, Wet Environments on Ancient Mars

July 15, 2008    MESSENGER Makes New Discoveries from Mercury

July 15, 2008    Former NASA Deputy Administrator Dr. Robert C. Seamans Jr. Dies at Age 89

June 23, 2008    Former LPI Intern Heads Team that Finds a New Type of Comet Dust Mineral

June 20, 2008    John Lindsay, 1941–2008

June 16, 2008    LPI Unveils 40th Anniversary Historical Timeline

June 6, 2008    Highest-Resolution View Ever from Mars Comes from NASA Lander

June 2, 2008    LPI Welcomes 2008 Summer Interns

May 29, 2008    Taylor Named Recipient of the 2008 Carl Sagan Medal

May 27, 2008    Phoenix Spacecraft Lands at Martian Arctic Site

May 22, 2008    Mars Express Images Crater in Mamers Valles, Mars

May 19, 2008   NASA Satellite Finds Interior of Mars is Colder

May 14, 2008    Wandering Poles Leave Giant Scars on Europa’s Icy Surface

May 2, 2008  Send Your Name to the Moon with New Lunar Mission

April 25, 2008  New Release:  The Solar System Beyond Neptune

April 24, 2008  High School Students Help Explore Mars Through Innovative Program

April 21, 2008  NASA Extends Cassini’s Grand Tour of Saturn

April 11, 2008  Taylor to be Featured Speaker in Cosmic Explorations Public Lecture on April 17

April 4, 2008  Stardust Stars on Earth as it Does in the Heavens

March 28, 2008  Cassini Spacecraft Finds Ocean May Exist Beneath Titan’s Crust

March 27, 2008  NASA Mission Finds New Clues to Guide the Search for Life on Mars

March 24, 2008  Former LPI Intern Selected for Return to Moon Team

March 6, 2008  Saturn’s Moon Rhea Also May Have Rings

February 28, 2008  Ancient Groundwater Flow on Mars

February 26, 2008  Results from Mercury, Moon Missions Highlight Conference

February 25, 2008  International Solar Mission to End Following Stellar Performance

February 20, 2008  Many, Perhaps Most, Nearby Sun-Like Stars May Form Rocky Planets

February 20, 2008  Titan’s Surface Organics Surpass Oil Reserves on Earth

February 14, 2008  Upcoming Rare Total Lunar Eclipse

February 12, 2008  LPI Career Development Award Recipients Announced

February 12, 2008  Gordon McKay, 1945–2008

February 8, 2008  LPI Welcomes the Return of Dr. Paul Spudis

January 31, 2008  NASA Spacecraft Streams Back Surprises from Mercury

January 30, 2008  LPI Celebrates 40 Years

January 29, 2008  Bottke to be Featured in Cosmic Explorations Speaker Series

January 25, 2008  Asteroid to Make Rare Close Flyby of Earth

January 17, 2008  Hot Cyclones Churn at Both Ends of Saturn

January 16, 2008  MESSENGER's First Look at Mercury's Previously Unseen Side

2007

December 17, 2007  MESSENGER's First Mercury Flyby Scheduled for January

December 12, 2007  New NASA Mission to Reveal Moon's Internal Structure and Evolution

December 11, 2007   International Group Plans Strategy for Mars Sample Return Mission

November 29, 2007   LPI Scientist Part of Team Reporting Evidence of a Massive Ice Deposit on Mars

November 29, 2007   Graduate Students Eligible for the LPI Career Development Award

November 28, 2007   Study Sheds New Light on Early Formation of Earth and Mars

November 27, 2007   China’s Chang’e-1 Captures Its First Image of the Moon

November 18, 2007   NASA Tests Lunar Habitat in Extreme Antarctic Environment

November 15, 2007   Announcing the 2007 Shoemaker Impact Cratering Award Recipient

November 15, 2007  KAGUYA (SELENE) Takes First HDTV Image

November 7, 2007   Administrator Griffin to Speak at Upcoming 39th Lunar and Planetary
Science Conference

November 7, 2007   Local Scientist Helps Unravel the Mystery of a Rare Earthquake that Shook Hawaii

November 7, 2007   Scientists Discover Record Fifth Planet Orbiting Nearby Star

November 1, 2007   NASA to Establish Nationwide Lunar Science Institute

October 26, 2007   LPI Premieres New Cosmic Exploration Speaker Series

October 24, 2007   China Successfully Launches Chang’e 1

October 22, 2007   LPI Scientist Writes New Guidebook

October 19, 2007   LEAG Annual Meeting Presentations Available

October 17, 2007   China Ready to Launch First Lunar Satellite

October 12, 2007   KAGUYA ("SELENE") Subsatellite Separation

October 10, 2007   LPI Announces New Lunar Science and Exploration Website

October 10, 2007   LPI Teams Up with Europlanet

September 28, 2007  NASA's Dawn Spacecraft Enroute to Shed Light on Asteroid Belt

September 27, 2007  Workshop Announcement - Enabling Exploration: The Lunar Outpost and Beyond

September 14, 2007   SELENE (“KAGUYA”) Lunar Mission Launches Successfully

September 14, 2007  Saturn’s Moon Iapetus is the Yin-and-Yang of the Solar System

September 7, 2007   500 Days at Venus, and the Surprises Keep Coming

September 4, 2007   Pioneering NASA Spacecraft Mark Thirty Years of Flight

August 27, 2007   Life and Work on the Moon: What Images Come to Mind?

August 27, 2007   Hubble Camera Snags Rare View of Uranus Rings

August 21, 2007   NASA Science Mission Directorate Update

August 13, 2007   Spacecraft Tandem Provide New Views of Venus

August 10, 2007   Dust Storm Situation on Mars Improves; Spirit Resumes Using Robotic Arm

August 6, 2007   NASA Spacecraft Heads for Polar Region on Mars

August 3, 2007   Digital Archive Casts New Light on Apollo-Era Moon Pictures

July 17, 2007   Planetary Science Subcommittee Notes

June 22, 2007   NASA Research Supports Presence of Large Oceans on Early Mars

June 21, 2007   NASA and ESA Sign Agreements for Future Cooperation

June 7, 2007   NASA, 13 Space Agencies Release Exploration Strategy Framework

June 5, 2007   Mars Rover Spirit Unearths Surprise Evidence of Wetter Past

May 24, 2007  Announcing the Inaugural Issue of the Planetary Exploration Newsletter

May 21, 2007  NASA Finds Extremely Hot Planet, Makes First Exoplanet Weather Map

May 21, 2007  Frictional Heating Explains Plumes on Enceladus

May 7, 2007  Space Resources Roundtable IX First Announcement

May 3, 2007  USGS Releases Clementine NIR Full-Resolution Lunar Mosiac

May 3, 2007  In Memoriam: Eugene Jarosewich, 1926–2007

April 24, 2007  STEREO Makes First 3-D Images of the Sun

April 20, 2007  Molly McCanta, Planetary Detective

April 20, 2007  Canada's New Government Appoints New President to the Canadian Space Agency

April 6, 2007  Tracking Alien Turbulences with Venus Express

April 6, 2007  Smithsonian at the Poles

March 23, 2007  Another Successful LPSC

March 21, 2007  Temporary Opening of the Cosmic Dust Lab at NASA JSC

March 21, 2007  Mars' South Pole Ice Deep and Wide

March 14, 2007  NASA Mars Rover Churns Up Questions With Sulfur-Rich Soil (LPSC 2007)

March 13, 2007  Cassini Spacecraft Images Seas on Saturn's Moon Titan (LPSC 2007)

March 12, 2007  A Hot Start Might Explain Geysers on Enceladus (LPSC 2007)

February 20, 2007  Committee to Assess Solar System Exploration

February 20, 2007   Revised Selection Procedure for all NASA R&A Proposals

February 14, 2007  New Release: Protostars and Planets V

February 12, 2007   Planetary Scientist Dr. Alan Stern Selected to Lead Mission Directorate

February 5, 2007   Pluto Probe Prepares for 9000 mph Boost from Jupiter

February 5, 2007   NASA Announces Jim Green as Director, Planetary Science Division

January 22, 2007   Famous Space Pillars Feel the Heat of Star's Explosion

January 17, 2007   LPI to Administer Shoemaker and Barringer Awards

January 12, 2007  Cassini's Infrared Camera Sees Tall Mountains on Titan

January 9, 2007   LPI to Host a Night Viewing

January 8, 2007  Abstract Deadline for 38th LPSC Approaches

2006

December 28, 2006  ESA to Define Long-Term Space Exploration Strategy

December 14, 2006  Studies of Volcanos on Other Planets Yield Understanding of Earthquakes

December 14, 2006  Planetary Society Offers $50,000 for Asteroid Tagging Designs

December 6, 2006  LPIB Features an Interview with Director of Planetary Science Division

December 4, 2006   NASA Unveils Global Exploration Strategy and Lunar Architecture

December 1, 2006   JSC Researchers Discover Building Blocks for Life in Meteorite

November 27, 2006   USRA Announces New President

November 22, 2006   Radar Subsurface Imaging Leads to Discovery of Rare Meteorite

November 8, 2006   LPI Launches New Abstract Search Tool

November 6, 2006   LPI Postdoctoral Fellow Wins 2006 Dwornik Award

November 6, 2006   Mercury Crossing the Sun Wednesday

November 2, 2006   NASA Announces Graduate Fellowship Program

October 24, 2006  LPI Summer Intern Program Now Accepting Applications for 2007

October 26, 2006   NASA's First 3-D Solar Imaging Mission Soars into Space

October 23, 2006  NASA Expands DDAP to Include Stardust Sample Analysis

October 17, 2006   Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter Reveals Details of Mars

October 9, 2006  Astronauts, Robots, and 21st Century Exploration

October 5, 2006  AGI Sponsors Earth Week

October 3, 2006  NASA Scientist Receives 2006 Nobel Prize in Physics

October 2, 2006   Mineral-Mapping Imager Begins Mission at Mars

September 25, 2006  A View of Earth from Saturn

September 18, 2006  Washington University and Shandong University Plan Lunar Research Collaboration

Septmeber 15, 2006   Solar System Exploration 2006

September 12, 2006   Positions Available at NASA Headquarters

September 11, 2006   Shuttle Atlantis Reaches ISS

September 4, 2006   Strain Takes Over at APL

August 29, 2006   SMART-1 Impact on the Moon

August 25, 2006   Summer Field Trips for Educators

August 25, 2006   Pluto No Longer a Planet

July 21, 2006   Father of Earth formation models, Carnegie’s George Wetherill, dies at 80

July 18 , 2006   LPI Welcomes 2006 Summer Interns

July 14, 2006   Potential Impact Field Discovered in Egypt

 

 

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