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