SS Weekly Highlight

The Gemini 8-m telescope working on installing new instrument named “Alopeke”— Abstract:During the week of 22 November 2017, the NASA Ames “Alopeke instrument team spent days and nights atop 14,000 foot Mauna Kea in Hawaii. ‘Alopeke (meaning fox in Hawaiian) is a custom made imaging camera built for the Gemini-N 8-m telescope. […]

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SUBSEA kicks-off three year program with ‘Observation Cruise’ research activities — Abstract:The SUBSEA (Systematic Underwater Biogeochemical Science and Exploration Analog) research program is led by PI Darlene Lim (SST), and comprises a multi-institution and multi-disciplinary team, including Code S and T participation.   […]

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BASALT field team about to embark on field deployment to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park Abstract: The BASALT (Biologic Analog Science Associated with Lava Terrains) research project is an on-going, multi-year program dedicated to conducting (non-simulated) field science research under simulated Mars mission conditions with the expressed goal of iteratively developing, implementing, and evaluating concepts of […]

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new publication: Photochemistry of Coronene in Cosmic—Abstract:This work presents the photochemistry of ultraviolet (UV) irradiated coronene in water ices at 15K studied using mid-infrared Fourier transform (FTIR) spectroscopy for C24H12:H2O at concentrations of (1:50), (1:150), (1:200), (1:300), and (1:400). […]

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SS Division Update

  Space Science & Astrobiology Division Update Presented by: Steve Howell et al. When: Tuesday, December 5, 2017 Time: 1:30pm Location: N245 Auditorium Reception to follow […]

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NASA Ames scientists Jennifer Heldmann and Darlene Lim were invited to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Boston, MA (3 Oct 2017) to discuss ongoing and future collaborations regarding planetary science and exploration (particularly robotics, human exploration, and analog research activities).   […]

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