Slides from NASA’s Planetary Science Division Status Report presentation at the Lunar and Planetary Science Conference are now available online.
The Hubble Space Telescope celebrates its 24th anniversary with an infrared look at a nearby star factory, part of the Monkey Head Nebula.
The new issue of the Lunar and Planetary Information Bulletin (number 136) is now available online. The cover story is “Curating NASA’s Extraterrestrial Samples.”
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a limerick. Write and submit a science-themed limerick and get it featured on the American Geophysical Union’s blog The Plainspoken Scientist. The deadline for submissions is Friday, March 14.
A Planetary Science Undergraduate Teaching Workshop will be held on Sunday, March 16, from 1:00 to 5:00 pm in the Spring Room at the Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (LPSC). This year a suite of teaching resources for your undergraduate classroom with be featured including EarthSpace (an online repository for higher education materials in Earth and space science), strategies for using social media to connect and share with your education communities, and techniques for assessment that will support and help share the story of your education efforts. Please contact Sanlyn Buxner with questions at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Reaching for New Heights is the new video showcasing NASA’s Strategic Plan to drive advances in science, technology, aeronautics and space exploration to enhance knowledge, education, innovation, economic vitality and stewardship of Earth.
Check out the beautiful images from Mars in the Mars as Art online exhibit.
Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (LPSC) posters can be viewed online. Poster presenters have until April 1 to upload their e-posters to the website.