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Cassini's Swan Song

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 15:30
-- As the Cassini mission officially draws to a close, we take a look back at the many discoveries and insights the mission has given us
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From the Desk of Jim Green

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 15:30
-- In this second installment of the newest section of LPIB, the Director of the Planetary Science Division of NASA's Science Mission Directorate shares his thoughts on "NASA's Solar System Exploration: Saturn According to Cassini"
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News from Space

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 15:30
-- New NASA Radar Technique Finds Lost Lunar Spacecraft -- Detecting Life in the Driest Place on Earth -- Opportunity's Milestones: Not Just Science -- Prolific Mars Orbiter Completes 50,000 Orbits -- NASA Rover Samples Active Linear Dune on Mars -- Mars Volcano, Earth's Dinosaurs Went Extinct About the Same Time -- Does Mars Have Rings? Not Right Now, But Maybe One Day -- NASA Moves Up Launch of Psyche Mission to a Metal Asteroid -- Landslides on Ceres Reflect Ice Content -- Ceres' Temporary Atmosphere Linked to Solar Activity -- Ice in Ceres' Shadowed Craters Linked to Tilt History -- A Whole New Jupiter: First Science Results from NASA's Juno Mission -- Experiments Show Titan Lakes May Fizz with Nitrogen -- The Many Faces of Rosetta's Comet 67P -- Earth-Sized "Tatooine" Planets Could Be Habitable -- "Iceball" Planet Discovered Through Microlensing -- "Warm Neptune" Has Unexpectedly Primitive Atmosphere
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Meeting Highlights

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 15:30
-- 48th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, March 20-24, 2017, The Woodlands, Texas -- Workshop on Chondrules and the Protoplanetary Disk, February 27-28, 2017, London, United Kingdom
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Spotlight on Education

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 15:30
-- Upcoming Public Event Opportunities -- LPI Augmented Reality (AR) App -- New "Explore NASA Science" Website -- Citizen Science: Help NASA Find "Planet Nine" -- NASA Postdoctoral Program Fellowships -- Eugene Shoemaker Impact Cratering Award -- American Astronomical Society Education Prize
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In Memoriam

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 15:30
-- Tobias C. Owen, 1936-2017 -- Nathan Bridges, 1966-2017 -- Michael F. A'Hearn, 1940-2017
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Milestones

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 15:30
-- Prockter Honored with 2017 Harold Masursky Award -- Wang Appointed to Head NASA's Office of Communications -- SSERVI Announces 2017 Award Winners -- NASA Announces Astronomy and Astrophysics Fellows for 2017 -- Student Poster Competition Winners at AbSciCon 2017 -- NASA Communications Honored with 2017 Webby Awards -- NASA Invests in 22 Visionary Exploration Concepts -- NASA Launches App for Amazon Fire TV
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New and Noteworthy

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 15:30
New products of interest to the community
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Meeting Calendar

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 15:30
Upcoming scientific conferences and workshops
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