Podcaster: Elizabeth Howell and Gordon Osinski

Title: Canadians Partner with NASA On Lunar Crater Science

Organization: NASA Lunar Science Institute ;

Links: SSERVI  ;The NASA Ames Vertical Gun Range  and Schultz’s paper on the South Pole-Aitken Basin

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

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 Exploration Network and All About Space.

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