This week NLSI scientists gathered for the 43rd Lunar and Planetary Science Conference held in The Woodlands, Texas. This conference brings together international specialists in petrology, geochemistry, geophysics, geology, and astronomy to present the latest results of research in planetary science. The five-day conference was organized by topical symposia and problem-oriented sessions.

Each of the NLSI teams distributed summaries of their lunar research over the past three years. Below are links to the publicly available summaries that were distributed at LPSC:

The Moon as Cornerstone to the Terrestrial Planets: Carle Pieters (Brown/MIT)

Lunar University for Astrophysics Research (LUNAR): Jack Burns (U. Colorado)

Colorado Center for Lunar Dust and Atmospheric Studies (CCLDAS): Mihaly Horanyi (U. Colorado)

Center for Lunar Origin and Evolution (CLOE): William Bottke (SwRI)

Dynamic Response of the Environment at the Moon (DREAM): William Farrell (GSFC)

Scientific and Exploration Potential of the Lunar Poles: Ben Bussey (JHU/APL)

Center for Lunar Science and Exploration: David Kring (LPI/JSC)

Posted by: Soderman/NLSI Staff
Source: NLSI Teams

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