Check out the Cassini Images Hall of Fame, a collection of images from the Cassini mission that stand apart, unveiling beauty, tricks of light, oddities, events from the distant past, and processes going on now.
Watch recordings of the United States Geological Survey Evening Public Lecture Series online. The video archives include lectures from 2002 to 2015 and cover a variety of geology and earth science topics.
Join us at the Lunar and Planetary Institute on Saturday, May 9, from 7:30 – 9:30 pm for the next SkyFest event, “i C Ceres: The Dawn Mission Arrives at Ceres.” There will be hands-on activities, and, with assistance from the JSC Astronomical Society, there will be viewing of the night sky. The event is free and open to explorers of all ages, but children must be accompanied by a responsible parent or adult the entire time they are visiting the LPI.
Putting a poster together for an upcoming meeting or conference? The University at Buffalo Libraries’ “Poster Presentations – Designing Effective Posters” provides tips and examples to assist individuals or teams in the preparation and presentation of effective posters.
This infographic provides some fascinating statistics about the Hubble Space Telescope and its 25 years of science.
Join us at the LPI for the final lecture in this season’s Cosmic Explorations series. On Thursday, May 7, Dr. Seth Shostak of the SETI Institute will be presenting “Movie Science: Who Cares If It’s Wrong?” The event is free, but registration is required to attend. Check the Cosmic Explorations schedule online for more information.
The public has until Friday, April 24 to help name new features on Pluto and its orbiting satellites as they are discovered by NASA’s New Horizons mission. Announced in March, the agency wants to give the worldwide public more time to participate in the agency’s mission to Pluto that will make the first-ever close flyby of the dwarf planet on July 14. The campaign extension, in partnership with the International Astronomical Union (IAU) in Paris, was due to the overwhelming response from the public.
This Earth Day, April 22, NASA is asking people around the world to share pictures and videos on social media that show there is no place like home – planet Earth. NASA’s Earth Day #NoPlaceLikeHome project seeks to get the public involved in highlighting the great diversity of the places, landscapes and ecosystems of our home planet. Participants are invited to post photos and videos that answer a simple question: What is your favorite place on Earth?
The April 2015 edition of the Mars Exploration Science Monthly Newsletter is now available online.