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Date published: July 16, 2019

Are Apollo data still useful?

Are Apollo data still useful today with the current Mars missions providing more detailed high resoluction data? You betcha!  In fact, ISPRS awarded Astrogeology for an Apollo Photogrammetry Paper as recent as October 2018.

Date published: July 16, 2019

A Dynamic Career Launched with a Map

An Apollo inspirational story for career goals:

Dr. Baerbel Lucchitta of the USGS Astrogeology team contributed to Apollo 17 in a transformative time for women and working.  The career choice and the work Baerbel performed was an important role model to women who shunned traditional careers during the 60s.

Date published: July 12, 2019

Sols 2465-2467: Finishing up at Harlaw

Sols 2465-2467: Finishing up at Harlaw 

Date published: July 9, 2019

Southwest Regional Director Mark Sogge Visits the Flagstaff Science Campus

New Southwest Regional Director Mark Sogge recently visited the Flagstaff Science Campus to meet with employees!

Date published: July 8, 2019

Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Lunar Landing and Lunar Legacy with us!

July 20th marks the 50th anniversary of the Moon Landing, one of humankind’s greatest achievements. USGS Astrogeology played an important role in the success of the Apollo missions, and we are excited to celebrate this milestone with an open house on July 19th! Come learn about the past, present, and future of lunar exploration!

Date published: July 8, 2019

Research Physical Scientist Position (GS-12)

Research Physical Scientist position now open!! Closes 7/17/19

Date published: July 8, 2019

Job Announcement: Research Physical Scientist position

The Astrogeology Science Center, situated in one of the most beautiful US towns, is seeking candidates for a Research Physical Scientist position, a Tanaka-Greeley Fellowship opportunity. The job closes on July 17, 2019. Apply today! 

 

Date published: July 1, 2019

Sol 2448: Very Small Rocks

Sol 2448

Date published: July 1, 2019

Sol 2450: “Badcall” or a good call?

Sol 2450!

Date published: June 27, 2019

Astrogeology is hosting a Lunar Legacy event soon and you are invited.

Astrogeology is hosting a Lunar Legacy event on Friday, July 19, 2019, from 5:00-7:00 pm. Please mark your calendars and join in the fun of celebrating Apollo's upcoming 50th anniversary.

Date published: June 25, 2019

Sols 2444-2446: The View from Teal Ridge

Sols 2444-2446: The View from Teal Ridge

Date published: June 25, 2019

Carolyn Shoemaker Turns 90 Years Young!

Carolyn Shoemaker celebrated her 90th birthday on June 24th at Little America Flagstaff with friends

and retirees from the Astrogeology Science Center, Lowell Observatory and other organizations.