Interested Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (LPSC) participants may now apply to be official conference microbloggers during the week of the conference. A limited number of selected participants will be given password-protected access to a dedicated Wi-Fi network that will be available in the oral session rooms (Monday 8:00 a.m. through Friday 5:00 p.m.) The application deadline is February 18. The LPSC microblogger application form and rules and responsibilities can be found online.
Did you know that the Lunar and Planetary Institute has a Flickr page? We do! There you can see Arizona State University’s press release images, planetary comparisons, and 3-D images.
LPI scientists P. Spudis and G. Kramer and former LPI Summer Intern D. J. P. Martin have a new science paper, “Geology and composition of the Orientale Basin impact melt sheet,” published as an “Early View” in the Journal of Geophysical Research – Planets.
The Planetary Data System (PDS) release of HiRISE images of Mars for January is online. This release covers orbit ranges 34,100—34,499.
By longstanding tradition, many attendees of the Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (LPSC) compose conference mini-abstracts in haiku form. Check them out and submit your own on the LPSC Abstract Haiku tumblr curated by Emily Lakdawalla of The Planetary Society.
The January 2014 issue of the Mars Exploration Science Monthly Newsletter is now online.
Check out the list of important dates for the upcoming Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (LPSC) happening March 17 – 21, 2014.