Press Events

Media Roundtable (virtual)

Tuesday, March 8, 11:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m. CST

  • Mars Helicopter, Ingenuity: Operations and Initial Results (M. Golombek, Jet Propulsion Laboratory) Abstract# 2156
  • Exploring the Jezero Crater Floor: Overview of Results from the Mars 2020 Perseverance Rover's First Science Campaign (V. Sun, Jet Propulsion Laboratory) Abstract# 1798.

Media Inquiries
Julie Tygielski
Lunar and Planetary Institute

Newsworthy Abstracts

  • Recent and possibly on-going formation of tesserated rocks on Venus
    Paul Byrne (Washington University in St. Louis)
    Abstract# 1197
  • Sound Speed on Mars Measured by the SuperCam Microphone on Perseverance
    Baptiste Chide (Los Alamos National Laboratory)
    Abstract# 1357
  • Highly Differentiated Basaltic Lavas Examined by PIXL in Jezero Crater
    M. E. Schmidt (Brock University, Canada)
    Abstract# 1530
  • First-Results from the Perseverance SHERLOC Investigation: Aqueous Alteration Processes and Implications for Organic Geochemistry in Jezero Crater, Mars
    E. L. Scheller (California Institute of Technology)
    Abstract# 1652
  • Late accretion water delivery on Venus and volatile history
    Cedric Gillmann (Rice University)
    Abstract# 1766
  • Exploring the Jezero Crater Floor: Overview of Results from the Mars 2020 Perseverance Rover’s First Science Campaign
    V. Z. Sun (Jet Propulsion Laboratory)
    Abstract# 1798
  • Multispectral Imaging of Apollo 17 Core Sample 73002
    Lingzhi Sun (University of Hawai’i at Manoa)
    Abstract# 1890
  • Initial Petrographic Analysis of Apollo 17 73002 Continuous Core Thin Sections Using QEMSCAN Mapping Techniques
    S. K. Bell (University of Manchester)
    Abstract# 1947
  • Perseverance Rover Sampling Activities at South Séítah, Jezero Crater
    Keyron Hickman-Lewis (Natural History Museum/ Univ. Bologna, Italy)
    Abstract# 1965
  • Mars Helicopter, Ingenuity: Operations and Initial Results
    M. Golombek (Jet Propulsion Laboratory)
    Abstract# 2156
  • Hydrogen Variations in Lunar Glass Beads: Eruptive Degassing in ANGSA Samples
    E. M. Recchuiti (Univ. of Tennessee)
    Abstract# 2193
  • Constraints on early Venusian habitability from atmospheric oxygen
    Alexandra Warren (University of Chicago)
    Abstract# 2430
  • NASA’s Human Landing System: Enabling the Next Generation of Lunar Science
    R. C. Weber (NASA Marshall Space Flight Center)
    Abstract# 2535
  • Preparing for Artemis Through Lessons Learned from Apollo 17. Highlighting the Progress of the ANGSA Initiative
    C. K. Shearer (University of New Mexico/Lunar and Planetary Institute)
    Abstract# 2546

Media Interview Requests

To arrange an interview with abstract authors, please contact Suraiya Farukhi, Director of External Communications (sfarukhi@usra.edu) or Julie Tygielski, Social Media and Communications Manager (tygielski@lpi.usra.edu).