Quantcast

Latest Lunar and Planetary Science Conference Stories

2014-03-12 16:21:34

HOUSTON, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New perspectives of the moon, initial results from the Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) mission and a geophysical perspective on the structure and evolution of planetary bodies will highlight the 45(th) Lunar and Planetary Science Conference March 17 to 21 near Houston. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO The conference will include presentations on these topics and a special session on...

Over 40,000 Shots Provided By Laser Instrument Aboard Curiosity
2013-03-18 10:36:22

Los Alamos National Laboratory Members of the Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity rover ChemCam team will present more than two dozen posters and talks next week during the 44th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference in The Woodlands, Texas. “ChemCam has performed flawlessly in its first six months, providing more than a gigabyte of exciting new information about the Red Planet,” said Los Alamos National Laboratory planetary scientist Roger Wiens, Principal Investigator of the...

2013-03-12 16:45:22

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...

2011-07-01 13:00:00

HOUSTON, July 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Lunar and Planetary Institute (LPI) in Houston, Texas, and the University of Texas at Arlington recently hosted five undergraduate students from the Indian Institute of Science and Technology (IIST) in Thiravanathapuram, India. The students were accepted as part of the 2011 Universities Space Research Association (USRA) undergraduate student research program. Beginning April 1, this 13-week program provided the IIST students with the...

2011-02-25 10:24:00

HOUSTON, Feb. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Studies of ice processes on Mars and early science results from a Japanese mission to an asteroid will highlight the 42nd annual Lunar and Planetary Science Conference March 7-11 in Houston. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The conference will include presentations on these topics and special sessions on observations of last year's flyby of comet Hartley 2 and research on the effects that volatile species...

2011-02-25 11:09:56

NASA researchers and other scientists will present findings that provide new insights into the evolution of the solar system during the 42nd annual Lunar and Planetary Science Conference. The conference will run March 7-11 at the Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel and Convention Center, 1601 Lake Robbins Drive, The Woodlands, Texas. Key events include the unveiling of future planetary science strategy; early science results from a Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency mission, called Hayabusa,...

2010-02-25 11:55:00

HOUSTON, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Science results from the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite, Chandrayaan-1, and Chang'E-1 lunar missions will highlight the 41st annual Lunar and Planetary Science Conference March 1-5 in Houston. The conference will include presentations on the latest findings from these missions and special sessions on water in the solar system and characterizing near-Earth objects. Exciting new results from a variety...

2009-01-21 09:01:00

COLUMBIA, Md., Jan. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Universities Space Research Association (USRA) is proud to announce NASA's recent selection of a team of scientists from USRA's Lunar and Planetary Institute (LPI) and the Johnson Space Center (JSC) to be one of seven initial members of NASA's Lunar Science Institute (NLSI). The NLSI, a new organization managed by NASA Ames Research Center and designed to supplement and extend existing NASA lunar science programs, is modeled on NASA's...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
Related