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PubTalk 1/2020 — The Rise of the USGS in Space Exploration

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The Rise of the USGS in Space Exploration: How the Astrogeology Science Center is integral to the past, present, and future investigation of the Solar System.

By Justin J. Hagerty, Director of the Astrogeology Science Center

  • Every astronaut to set foot on the Moon trained with the USGS in Flagstaff and we are currently training the next generation of astronauts.
  • Science staff conducts cutting edge research related to the major planetary bodies in the Solar System.
  • It is a world-wide resource for planetary geologic mapping and naming of features on solid surface bodies throughout the Solar System.




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