The Science Visualization Studio at NASA's Goddard Spaceflight Center has opened their 2018 Moon Phase and Libration webpage. The site uses NASA resources, such as the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO), to provide detailed visualizations of the Moon's phases throughout the year. In addition to showing the current, past, and present phases of the moon, the site allows viewers to explore lunar geography as well as the the motion of the Moon throughout the year. The site can be found here.
AGU's fall meeting is the largest Earth and space sciences conference in the world and was hosted in New Orleans from December 11th to the 15th. A selection of IMPACT posters and talks presented at AGU this year can be found here. General information about AGU and the fall meeting can be found here.
The CASSINI LEMMS team tested their instrument in the IMPACT dust accelerator. The team is investigating whether anomalous events observed near Saturn and Enceladus during the mission were dust impacts. These tests conducted at our facility will provide crucial data for interpreting this flight data.
Zach Ulibarri received one of three student poster awards at NASA's 2017 Exploration Science Forum. The award recognizes and rewards promising scientists while motivating and encouraging future work. The full story including other winners can be found here.
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