Category | Interplanetary Body

By Susie Murph on December 11, 2018 in

CosmoQuest has a large presence at this year’s AGU in Washington, DC, from Dec 10-14, 2018. We have a number of posters and presentations by our team members. If you’re there, come by and check out what we’ve been doing! Carina Bennett from University of Arizona will be presenting the poster P33C-3848: Hazard Identification Using […]

By Susie Murph on July 10, 2018 in

From July 14 to 22, the world’s leading experts in space science will gather in Pasadena, informally known as the City of Astronomy, for the 42nd assembly of the Committee on Space Research, or COSPAR. Caltech is hosting the meeting, with the support of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, which is managed by Caltech for NASA. […]

By Susie Murph on June 21, 2018 in

Asteroid Day, the official United Nations’ day of global awareness and education about asteroids, has announced worldwide events for the week of 25-30 June. Co-founded by astrophysicist and famed musician Dr. Brian May of the rock group Queen, Apollo 9 astronaut Rusty Schweickart, filmmaker Grig Richters, and B612 president Danica Remy, Asteroid Day began with […]

By Nicole Gugliucci on March 6, 2014 in

As the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter continues its mapping of the Moon, it can spot changes on the surface, large and small. And, it can check in on the other spacecraft exploring the Moon. A new set of images shows the Chinese Lunar Orbiter Chang’e on Mare Imbrium. As Emily Lakdawalla points out on the Planetary […]