These earthly godfathers of Heaven's lights, that give a name to every fixed star, have no more profit of their shining nights than those that walk and know not what they are.

— William Shakespeare

Solar System Exploration News

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NASA to Live Stream Symposium on Exoplanet Science

Thu, 10/31/2019 - 10:30am
The symposium, titled “Rocky Exoplanets in the Era of NASA’s Webb: Theory and Observation” is the second symposium hosted by the Sellers Exoplanet Environments Collaboration (SEEC) at Goddard.
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NASA Scientist to Discuss “From the Sun to Solar Wind” at Library of Congress Lecture

Thu, 10/31/2019 - 8:23am
The public is invited to a free lecture called ‘From the Sun to Solar Wind: The Perplexing Solar Corona and the Space Environment it Creates.'
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NASA’s Planetary Protection Review Addresses Changing Reality of Space Exploration

Fri, 10/18/2019 - 10:14am
NASA released a report Friday with recommendations from the Planetary Protection Independent Review Board (PPIRB) the agency established in response to a recent National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine report and a recommendation from the NASA Advisory Council.
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NASA to Discuss Planetary Protection Review’s Findings and Recommendations

Wed, 10/16/2019 - 11:01am
NASA will host a media teleconference at 3:30 p.m. EDT Friday, Oct. 18, to discuss recommendations presented by the Planetary Protection Independent Review Board (PPIRB), established in June 2019 by Thomas Zurbuchen, associate administrator for the agency’s Science Mission Directorate.
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