Podcaster: Elizabeth Howell and Gordon Osinski
Title: Canadians Partner with NASA On Lunar Crater Science
Links: SSERVI ;The NASA Ames Vertical Gun Range http://www.nasa.gov/centers/ames/research/technology-onepagers/range-complex.html and Schultz’s paper on the South Pole-Aitken Basin http://specialpapers.gsapubs.org/content/477/141.abstract
Music: “A Walk On the Moon” by Styve Bolduc. http://www.premiumbeat.com/royalty_free_music/songs/a-walk-on-the-moon
Description: The newly formed NASA Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute (SSERVI) is bringing in international collaborators to offer their expertise. Among them is Gordon Osinski, who aims to learn more about impact cratering – a fundamental process in our solar system.
Bios: NLSI brings together leading lunar scientists from around the world to further NASA lunar science and exploration.
Gordon Osinski is an assistant professor at Western University in London, Ontario, Canada.
Elizabeth Howell is a freelance space journalist in Ottawa, Canada. Her work appears in publications such as Universe Today, SPACE.com, Space Exploration Network and All About Space.
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