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Event:
SSERVI’s Science & Exploration Forum
Start:
July 21, 2014 8:00 am PDT
End:
July 23, 2014 5:00 pm PDT
Organizer:
Unnamed Organizer
Updated:
February 20, 2014
Venue:
NASA Ames
Address:
Moffett Field, CA, United States

The Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute (SSERVI) is pleased to announce the 1st annual NASA Exploration Science Forum (ESF), to be held in person July 21-23, 2014 at NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, CA. This year’s forum will feature scientific discussions of exploration targets of interest (the Moon, near-Earth asteroids, and the moons of Mars). Science sessions will focus on recent mission results and in-depth analyses of science and exploration studies. Dedicated side-conferences for graduate students and young professionals (a graduate student conference and Next Generation Lunar Scientists and Engineers, NGLSE) will coincide with the ESF. Public engagement discussions will be interwoven among science topics as well.

The abstract submission period has now ended. For more information visit http://sservi.nasa.gov/NESF2014/

SSERVI Science Teams

  • New rock type on the lunar farside found by NLSI Team at Brown/MIT

    2010JE003727(2)

    The farside of the Moon has always been a mystery and is only accessible by spacecraft. New compositional information from the Moon Mineralogy Mapper (M3) onboard Chandrayaan‐1 has identified a suite of highly unusual rock types exposed at small areas within the farside Moscoviense Basin. M3 is a state‐of‐the art visible and near‐infrared imaging spectrometer that was a guest instrument on Chandrayaan‐1, the Indian Space Research Organization’s (ISRO) first mission to the Moon. The instrument is designed to measure accurately the diagnostic mineral absorption bands of solar radiation reflected from the lunar surface.

Inspiration Room

NLSI Inspiration Room

ELS 2015

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