December 28th: Misson Accomplished for GRAIL

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Date: December 28th, 2012

Title: Mission Accomplished for GRAIL

Organization: NASA Lunar Science Institute

Links: NLSI, GRAIL mission website, GRAIL team

Description: It’s mission accomplished and mission success for the twin GRAIL (Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory) spacecraft, Ebb and Flow. David Lehman, GRAIL Project Manager joins Nancy Atkinson to take a look back at the mission.

Bios: NLSI brings together leading lunar scientists from around the world to further NASA lunar science and exploration.

David H. Lehman is GRAIL’s project manager. He has also served as project manager of the successful Deep Space-1 mission.

Nancy Atkinson is a science journalist and is the Senior Editor for Universe Today.

Today’s Sponsor:  This episode of 365 days of astronomy was sponsored by Clear Skies Observing Guides, a Modern Day Celestial Handbook. Clear skies observing guides, or CSOG, is a new concept in visual amateur astronomy. The observing guides contain thousands of objects to observe through amateur telescopes, with matching tours for GOTO telescopes and matching AstroPlanner plan-files. CSOG allows you to target deep-sky objects and carbon stars you never observed before, night after night. Wishing astronomers around the world: Clear skies!

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About Nancy Atkinson

Nancy Atkinson writes daily for Universe Today, is a writer and editor-in-chief for Space Lifestyle Magazine, is on the production team for Astronomy Cast, and is part of the IYA New Media Working Group, helping to bring this podcast to you every day of 2009. She also is a NASA/JPL Solar System Ambassador.

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