March 12, 2013

NASA Missions’ Science Results Featured At Houston Conference

NASA researchers and other scientists will present scientific results and contributions from current and past Mars and moon missions during the 44th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference March 18-22.

The conference will take place at the Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel and Convention Center at 1601 Lake Robbins Drive in The Woodlands, Texas, near Houston.

Presentations will include recent science findings from the rover Curiosity on Mars, and an update on NASA's Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL) and Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter missions.

The conference organizer is the Lunar and Planetary Institute of Houston. The institute is managed by the Universities Space Research Association, a national, nonprofit consortium of universities chartered at NASA's request in 1969 by the National Academy of Sciences.

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