Podcaster: Elizabeth Howell and Monique Hollick

Title: How Dusty Is The Moon? New Science From Old Data Has A Surprise

Organization: NASA Lunar Science Institute ;


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

Description: New information from a lunar dust experiment that flew on several Apollo missions reveals the rate of dust accumulation is far greater than previously believed. What are the implications for today’s missions?

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

Monique Hollick recently completed an undergraduate degree at the University of Western Australia.

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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