Lunar and Planetary Information Bulletin
This newsletter explores issues related to planetary science and exploration.
Updated: 1 hour 46 min ago
-- This issue features the planned Europa Clipper mission, which is designed to explore Europa to investigate its habitability
In this new section of the LPIB, the Director of the Planetary Science Division of NASA's Science Mission Directorate shares his thoughts about "Europa: NASA's Voyage to a Water World"
-- Similar-Looking Ridges on Mars Have Diverse Origins -- Spirit's Spirit Lives On -- A New Test for Life on Other Planets -- Curiosity Finds Evidence of Mars Crust Contributing to Atmosphere -- Dawn Discovers Evidence for Organic Material on Ceres -- Despite Longer Orbit, Juno Dives Over Jupiter's Cloud Tops -- NASA Receives Science Report on Europa Lander -- Close Views Show Saturn's Rings in Unprecedented Detail -- New Horizons Refines Course for Next Flyby -- NASA Selects Two Missions to Explore the Early Solar System -- Seven Earth-Sized Planets Found Around Nearby Star, Some in Habitable Zone
-- 48th LPSC Education and Public Engagement Activities -- Upcoming Public Event Opportunities -- NASA's "Science WOW!" Newsletter -- Summer Internships at Johns-Hopkins Applied Physics Lab -- 2017 NASA Planetary Science Summer Seminar -- Barringer Grant Applications for 2017 -- Division of Planetary Science 2017 Prize Nominations
-- Neil Gehrels, 1952-2017 -- Vera Cooper Rubin, 1928-2016 -- Kwok-Yung (Fred) Lo, 1947-2016
-- Dr. Paul Schenk Recognized with USRA Distinguished Service Award -- NASA Johnson Space Center Director Ellen Ochoa to be Inducted into U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame -- Stephen Mackwell Elected Fellow of AAAS -- Eric Becklin Awarded the 2017 Henry Norris Russell Lectureship -- National Space Society Honors NASA's William Gerstenmaier with 2017 Space Pioneer Award -- 2017 Pierazzo International Student Travel Award Winners Announced -- 2016 McKay and Wiley Award Recipients Named -- Barringer Awardees Named -- LPI Announces the 2017 Career Development Award Recipients -- Announcing the 2016 Stephen E. Dwornik Award Winners -- "MAC's Old Team" Wins the National Space Society's 2017 Space Pioneer Award for Special Merit -- NASA-Funded Website Lets Public Search for New Nearby Worlds
-- NASA Moon Mission Shares Insights into Giant Impacts -- Further Clues to Fate of Mars Lander, Seen From Orbit -- Curiosity Rover Begins Next Mars Chapter -- Study Predicts Next Global Dust Storm on Mars -- New Ceres Views as Dawn Moves Higher -- Possible Water Plumes on Jupiter's Moon Europa -- NASA Saturn Mission Prepares for "Ring-Grazing Orbits" -- NASA Scientists Find "Impossible" Cloud on Titan -- Again -- Farewell Rosetta: ESA Mission Comes to an End on Comet Surface -- Cloudy Nights, Sunny Days on Distant Hot Jupiters
-- Biosignature Preservation and Detection in Mars Analog Environments, May 16-18, 2016, Lake Tahoe, Nevada -- Sixth International Conference on Mars Polar Science and Exploration, September 5-9, 2016, Reykjavik, Iceland -- Eighth Huntsville Gamma-Ray Burst Symposium, October 24-28, 2016, Huntsville, Alabama
-- LPI Summer Intern Program in Planetary Science -- Graduate Students Eligible for the LPI Career Development Award -- NASA's Planetary Geology and Geophysics Undergraduate Research Program -- California Institute of Technology Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships -- Internships, Scholarships, and Fellowships with NASA -- SAO Summer Intern Program -- Internships Available at APL -- Lloyd V. Berkner Space Policy Internships 2017
-- LPI Announces Shoemaker Impact Cratering Award Recipient -- Thomas Zurbuchen Named Head of NASA Science Mission Directorate -- Dr. Allan Treiman Named Associate Director of Science of the Lunar and Planetary Institute -- Students Hone Exploration Skills at Meteor Crater Field Camp -- Spinoff 2017 Shows How NASA Technology Makes a Difference on Earth