Podcaster:  Elizabeth Howell and Gordon Osinski

Title:  Rovers, Geology and Lunar Research In Canada

Organization: NASA Lunar Science Institute ;


Music:  “A Walk On the Moon” by Styve Bolduc.

Description:  An outstanding example of the NASA Lunar Science Institute’s international co-operation takes place in Canada. Western University is among the institutions performing work in rovers, geology and other aspects of lunar exploration. Gordon Osinski, a Western professor who heads the effort, explains more.

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

Dr. Gordon Osinski is an assistant professor at Western University in London, Ontario, Canada. He is the NSERC/MDA/CSA Industrial Research Chair in Planetary Geology in Western’s Department of Earth Sciences and Physics and Astronomy. He is deputy director of the Centre for Planetary Science and Exploration and the team lead for the Canadian Lunar Research Network.

Elizabeth Howell is a freelance space journalist in Ottawa, Canada. Her work appears in publications such as Universe Today,, Space Exploration Network and All About Space.

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