Astrogeology Science Center


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Date published: October 21, 2019

Sol 2563: Touch-and-go… towards some impressive strata!

Curiosity Rover Mission Update for Sol 2563.

Date published: October 15, 2019

Astrogeology extends expertise to PLANETS Project

Astrogeology’s subject matter experts help to develop science activities for middle-schoolers.

Date published: October 15, 2019

Join in the Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drills on October 17

 The 2019 International ShakeOut Day is on October 17. Everyone, everywhere, should know how to protect themselves during earthquakes, whether they live, work, or travel to an area where earthquakes are common. Be prepared to survive and to recover quickly when the next big earthquake happens. Participation is free. Learn more and register at

Date published: October 9, 2019

Astrogeology Invites the Community to Visit!

As part of Flagstaff’s popular Festival of Science events, the USGS Flagstaff Science Campus recently hosted a Campus-Wide Open House. The Astrogeology Science Center (ASC), Southwest Biological Science Center, and Arizona Water Science Center all provided a variety of activities for the approximately 225 happy visitors who attended.

Date published: September 25, 2019

Sols 2538-2539: An Intermission Filled with Remote Sensing

Today started off with the news that yestersol’s plan did not fully complete. There was an issue in the set of planned SAM activities that resulted in those activities not completing. While we diagnose the issue, we are taking a break from drill activities and filling the plan with lots of remote science.

Date published: September 13, 2019

A new hot spot discovered in Yellow Stone National Park!

Hot spot makes national news!

Date published: September 6, 2019

Astrogeology team finalizes work on MER mission

Spirit and Opportunity will be sorely missed.

Date published: September 3, 2019

Next Generation Lunar Rover Visits the Astrogeology Science Center!

See the next generation Lunar Rover prototype!

Date published: August 27, 2019

Job Opening: Photogrammetrist (GS-11/12 Physical Scientist)

Perhaps this is the career you have been looking for.

Date published: August 20, 2019

Sol 2502-2503: Science to Exhaustion

Sol 2501!

Date published: August 15, 2019

Walk in the Footsteps of the Apollo Astronauts 

Walk in the Footsteps of the Apollo Astronauts