Astrogeology Science Center


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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.

Date published: June 18, 2019

Fourth Annual Planetary Data Workshop Began Today

The 4th Planetary Data workshop began today and will continue until June 20th at the High Country Conference Center, in Flagstaff. Attendees are in for a brain-stimulating, data-staking, information-receiving good time.

Date published: June 16, 2019

Astrogeology trained the astronauts and made maps for their use on the Moon

Arizona Daily Sun reports on interviews with Astrogeology’s scientists about their work on planetary mapping, Saturday, June 15th, and uncover some interesting facts that not everyone knows.

Date published: June 13, 2019

Hot Topics at the Poster Social in Buffalo Park

Employees at USGS take a break from work on June 7, 2019 to take part in a Poster Social at Buffalo Park on a leisurely sunny afternoon. Poster Socials at the park are an excellent way to share research findings and engage with the attendees in a relaxed setting that allows casual feedback, networking with other scholars, or just satisfying inquiring minds on pinned topics.

Date published: June 5, 2019

The Geological Mapping Program Status and Future Revealed

 USGS Open File Report 2019-1012

Date published: May 29, 2019

Mars Curiosity Rover Sols 2422-2423: Familiar Rocks at Our Feet

Mars Curiosity Rover Sols 2422-2423 - What's Happening!

Date published: May 28, 2019

New MSL Video: Fly over Mount Sharp on Mars

An exciting new animation shows a proposed route for NASA's Curiosity Rover, which is climbing Mount Sharp on Mars. The annotated version of the map labels different regions that scientists working with the rover would like to explore in coming years.  Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/ESA/University of Arizona/JHUAPL/MSSS/USGS Astrogeology Science Center

Date published: May 21, 2019

WISC aims to inspire success for women in male-dominated fields

Five scientists from the USGS Astrogeology Science Center (ASC) attended the second annual Women in Space Conference (WiSC), on February 7 & 8, in Scottsdale, Arizona.  The conference is a much anticipated time when women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) conjoin to share their achievements, experience challenging and powerful lessons, have fantastic discussions...