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Voyage to Europa: Exploring Icy Moon Habitability

Wed, 03/15/2017 - 11:00
-- This issue features the planned Europa Clipper mission, which is designed to explore Europa to investigate its habitability
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From the Desk of Jim Green

Wed, 03/15/2017 - 11:00
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"
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News from Space

Wed, 03/15/2017 - 11:00
-- 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
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Spotlight on Education

Wed, 03/15/2017 - 11:00
-- 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
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In Memoriam

Wed, 03/15/2017 - 11:00
-- Neil Gehrels, 1952-2017 -- Vera Cooper Rubin, 1928-2016 -- Kwok-Yung (Fred) Lo, 1947-2016
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Milestones

Wed, 03/15/2017 - 11:00
-- 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
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New and Noteworthy

Wed, 03/15/2017 - 11:00
New products of interest to the community
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Meeting Calendar

Wed, 03/15/2017 - 11:00
Upcoming scientific conferences and workshops
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News from Space

Wed, 12/28/2016 - 14:00
-- 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
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Meeting Highlights

Wed, 12/28/2016 - 14:00
-- 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
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Opportunities for Students

Wed, 12/28/2016 - 14:00
-- 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
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Milestones

Wed, 12/28/2016 - 14:00
-- 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
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New and Noteworthy

Wed, 12/28/2016 - 14:00
New products of interest to the community
Categories: Astronomy Headlines

Meeting Calendar

Wed, 12/28/2016 - 14:00
Upcoming scientific conferences and workshops
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