Lunar and Planetary information Bulletin, Issue no. 125

The latest Lunar and Planetary information Bulletin, issue no. 125, is now available. Features in this issue include:

  • Visions and Voyages: Decadal Survey Report at LPSC
    Transcript of presentation by Steve Squyres during the 42nd LPSC, intended to explain the planetary Decadal Survey report to the planetary and international communities and answer questions about specific components of the report

 

  • News From Space
    • NASA’s MESSENGER Spacecraft Begins Historic Orbit Around Mercury
    • SOFIA Completes First Flight of German Science Instrument
    • Scientists Find New Type of Mineral in History Meteorite
    • NASA Spacecraft Reveal Mysteries of Jupiter and Saturn Rings
    • Cassini Sees Seasonal Rains Transform Titan’s Surface
    • Cassini Sees Saturn Electric Link with Enceladus
    • NASA’s Jupiter-Bound Spacecraft Taking Shape in Denver
    • NASA Releases Images of Man-Made Crater on Comet
    • NASA Stardust Spacecraft Officially Ends Operations
    • Dawn Gets Vesta Target Practice
    • NASA Selects Investigations for Future Key Missions
  • Meeting Highlights
    42nd Lunar and Planetary Science Conference
  • Spotlight on Education
    • Continuing the Year of the Solar System
    • CosmoSparks Reports and Slide Sets
    • New “Discoveries in Planetary Science” PowerPoints
    • ASP Conference on Science Education and Public Outreach
    • Share Your Lunar Education Efforts at the NASA Lunar Science Forum
    • NASA Research Announcement for Competitive Program for Informal Education Institutions
    • NASA Accepting Applications from “Inspired” High School Students
  • Milestones
    • LPI Career Development Award Recipients Announced
    • LPI Selects Planetary Science Interns
    • Center for Lunar Science and Exploration Announces 2011 Intern Class
    • Mars Tribute Marks Memories of Shepard’s Flight
    • NASA Selects Classroom Teachers for SOFIA Science Flights
    • Two NASA Sites Win Webby Awards
    • NASA Announces 2011 Carl Sagan Fellows
    • NASA Announces Spaced Out Sports Challenge Winners
    • Community College Scholars Selected to Design Robotic Rovers
    • NASA’s Hubble Celebrates 21st Anniversary with “Rose” of Galaxies
    • NASA Device Inducted into Space Technology Hall of Fame
  • In Memoriam
    • Elisabetta Pierazzo
    • Heinz-Hermann Koelle
    • James L. Elliott
    • Baruch Blumberg
  • New and Noteworthy
  • New products of interest to the community