Lunar and Planetary Information Bulletin Issue No. 145 Now Available!

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LUNAR AND PLANETARY INFORMATION BULLETIN

ISSUE #145
June 2016

Now available on the LPI’s website at www.lpi.usra.edu/lpib

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Features in this issue include:

NASA’s Juno Mission:  What’s Inside Jupiter?

Juno co-investigator Fran Bagenal previews the key science objectives of the Juno mission, which will reach Jupiter’s orbit on July 4

NEWS FROM SPACE

Ancient Polar Ice Reveals Tilting of Earth’s Moon
New Gravity Map Gives Best View Yet Inside Mars
NASA Targets May 2018 for Launch of Mars InSight Mission
Curiosity Mars Rover Crosses Rugged Plateau
Bright Spots and Color Differences Revealed on Ceres
Europa’s Ocean May Have An Earthlike Chemical Balance
Saturn Spacecraft Samples Interstellar Dust
Enceladus Jets:  Surprises in Starlight
2007 OR10:  Largest Unnamed World in the Solar System

MEETING HIGHLIGHTS

47th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, March 21–25, 2016, The Woodlands, Texas

SPOTLIGHT ON EDUCATION

Upcoming Public Event Opportunities
American Astronomical Society Education Prize
LPI Announces New Chicxulub Educational Website
Conduct Education and Public Engagement at AGU
Solar System Exploration Website

IN MEMORIAM

Roy S. Clarke Jr., 1925–2016
Gerald J. Wasserburg, 1927–2016

MILESTONES

Inaugural Nininger Student Travel Award Winners Announced
Kasting Receives the 2016 NAS Award in Early Earth and Life Sciences
Center for Lunar Science and Exploration Announces 2016 Intern Class
Upper Darby High School Receives Top Honor for Lunar Research Project
Orlando Figueroa to Receive the National Space Society’s 2016 Space Pioneer Award for Non-Legislative Government Service
NASA Welcomes New Director for Its Jet Propulsion Laboratory
John Grunsfeld Announces Retirement from NASA
Universe2Go lntroduces the Personal Planetarium Sky Viewer for Your Smart Phone

NEW AND NOTEWORTHY

New books and other products of interest to the community

MEETING CALENDAR

Upcoming conferences and workshops of interest to the planetary science community

A PDF version can be found at: www.lpi.usra.edu/publications/newsletters/lpib/current.pdf

The Lunar and Planetary Information Bulletin is a quarterly publication of the Lunar and Planetary Institute, a nonprofit organization whose focus is on academic participation in studies of the current state, evolution, and formation of the solar system. The Institute is located at 3600 Bay Area Boulevard, Houston, Texas 77058-1113, USA, and is managed by the Universities Space Research Association.

 

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