The Cosmic Explorations Speaker Series continues in 2016 with three free public lectures. On January 28, Dr. Scott Messenger will discuss the OSIRIS-REx mission to Asteroid Bennu, on April 28, Dr. Fran Bagenal will discuss the Juno mission at Jupiter, and on June 2, Dr. Allan Treiman will present a mission update on the Mars Science Laboratory. Make plans to join us.
Join us tonight for the Cosmic Explorations Speaker Series presentation at the LPI. InSight Principal Investigator Dr. Bruce Banerdt from JPL/Caltech will present “Exploring the Birth of Rocky Planets: The InSight Mission to Mars.” His talk will begin at 7:30 pm, and a reception will follow. As always, all are invited, and it’s free.
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New from the Planetary Society, an updated graphic of the Round Worlds in the Solar System.
Eight real world science facts about Saturn’s moon Enceladus are presented in this JPL infographic.
Videos from the Tuesday and Wednesday sessions of the First Landing Site/Exploration Zone Workshop for Human Missions to the Surface of Mars are now available on YouTube.
While the First Landing Site (LS)/Exploration Zone (EZ) Workshop for Human Missions to the Surface of Mars is going on today, the Space Exploration Vehicle is on display in the parking lot of the Lunar and Planetary Institute.
Photos from the First Landing Site/Exploration Zone Workshop for Human Missions to the Surface of Mars are available for viewing on Flickr.
In honor of the men and women who have made great and lasting contributions to astrobiology, the NASA Astrobiology Institute has put together a film paying tribute to twelve scientists and leaders who have recently passed away. These individuals are remembered not only for their enduring work in the field, but as astrobiologists who touched the lives of many during their lifetime.
The USGS Earthquake Hazards Program is part of the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program (NEHRP), established by Congress in 1977. This program monitors and reports earthquakes, assesses earthquake impacts and hazards, and researches the causes and effects of earthquakes. Find out about the latest and significant earthquakes and more.