A recent post from the American Geophysical Union’s blog The Plainspoken Scientist discusses how the rules of improvisational theater can help scientists communicate their science to an audience.
All amateur astronomers are invited to upload their telescopic images and data of Jupiter–these uploads are critical for the live discussion about the Juno mission section and will help NASA successfully plan the future of the mission. Submission guidelines and other information can be found online.
International Observe the Moon Night (InOMN) is an annual worldwide public event that encourages observation, appreciation, and understanding of our Moon and its connection to NASA planetary science and exploration. This year InOMN is Saturday, October 8. Mark your calendar and find an event.
The June 2016 edition of the Mars Exploration Science Monthly Newsletter is now available online.
The Lunar and Planetary Institute, with assistance from the JSC Astronomical Society, presents Sky Fest on Saturday, August 6, from 1 – 3 pm at the LPI. This free event is open to explorers of all ages and includes hands-on activities as well as viewing through telescopes (weather permitting). Make plans to join us.
Where is the New Horizons spacecraft now? See its current location and follow it on its journey.
The LROC Quick Map includes overlays of lunar feature names, locations of our featured images, a Wide Angle Camera (WAC) basemap, WAC topography, Narrow Angle Camera (NAC) views with Sun angles to enhance surface features and more. Check back often as the NAC coverage increases and more datasets are added.
Find out about upcoming educator professional development events on the NASA STEM Educator Professional Development Collaborative events calendar. It lists conferences, K-12 presentations, NASA news, and more.
A model of a wheel from the Mars Curiosity Rover, on loan from JPL, is on display in the library along with several books about the Curiosity mission.
The Lunar and Planetary Institute will be closed Monday, May 30, in observance of Memorial Day. We will reopen with regular hours on Tuesday, May 31.