The main United States Geological Survey (USGS) will change over to a new “beta” website in 21 days. Feedback on the beta website is welcome.
The Scale of Discovery is a dynamic, multi-site workshop taking place Saturday, April 26. This professional development workshop will feature presentations by mission scientists and engineers, hands-on events, and resource materials. Can’t make it to one of the workshop locations? Watch presentations via the event’s free webinar. Register online by April 15.
NASA will conduct a public workshop on April 10-11, 2014 to inform and involve the broader community in updates related to the second iteration of the Global Exploration Roadmap, a publication of the International Space Exploration Coordination Group, released in August 2013. The workshop will also provide the latest status regarding NASA’s Asteroid Redirect Mission studies and many other related topics toward a human Mars mission in the 2030s. Registration for on-site and virtual attendance is open now.
A pdf of the Global Exploration Roadmap (August 2013) is available online.
The deadline for uploading LPSC e-posters via the USRA Meeting Portal has been extended to this Friday, April 4, 2014. Take advantage of this opportunity to increase the visibility of your research.
The release of Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL) data on the Planetary Data System Geosciences Node covers both the primary and extended mission phases and includes version 4 of Lunar Gravity Ranging System (LGRS) Experiment Data Record and Calibrated Data Record data, along with revisions to some Raw Radio Science (RSS) Experiment Data Record data. It is also the first release of RSS EDR data from all other mission phases.
Get worldwide, up-to-the-minute earthquake information online at the USGS Earthquake Hazards Program.
Need some pointers on designing effective posters? The University at Buffalo Libraries of The State University of New York offers an online guide that will help individuals and teams design and present effective posters at a variety of meetings.
CalTech is offering a free online course, The Science of the Solar System. Featuring CalTech’s Michael Brown, the course will explore the solar system using concepts from physics, chemistry, biology, and geology. Dr. Brown will share the latest from Mars, explore the outer solar system, ponder planets outside our solar system, and search for habitability in the universe. And the course is free! Sessions begin March 31.
Announcing NASA’s 26th annual Planetary Science Summer School. Three sessions take place this summer at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, CA. Preference is given to post-docs, recent PhD’s and current doctoral students, and applications from masters-level students or faculty members will be considered on a space-available basis. Deadline to apply is April 1.
If you presented a poster at the Lunar and Planetary Science Conference last week, upload it via the USRA Meeting Portal. The last day to upload is Tuesday, April 1. Let the world see your research.