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Media Availability Q&A: NASA’s Lucy Mission Team Members

Wednesday, March 13, 12 p.m. CDT (1 p.m. EDT, GMT -5)
Shenandoah Room at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel and Convention Center

 

Virtual Participation 

Members of NASA’s Lucy mission will be available to meet with journalists and answer questions about its science and engineering, the recent encounter with the main belt asteroid Dinkinesh, and its plans for exploration of the Trojan asteroids starting in 2027.

Representatives will include:

  • Hal Levison, Lucy Principal Investigator, Southwest Research Institute
  • Simone Marchi, Lucy Deputy Principal Investigator, Southwest Research Institute
  • Keith Noll, Lucy Project Scientist, NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center
  • Amy Simon, L'Ralph Deputy PI, NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center
  • Hannah Kaplan, Research Space Scientist, NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center
  • John Spencer, Deputy Project Scientist and L'LORRI Instrument Scientist, Southwest Research Institute

 

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Media Availability Q&A: NASA’s Lucy Mission Team Members

Wednesday, March 13, 12 p.m. CDT (1 p.m. EDT, GMT -5)
Shenandoah Room at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel and Convention Center

Members of NASA’s Lucy mission will be available to meet with journalists and answer questions about its science and engineering, the recent encounter with the main belt asteroid Dinkinesh, and its plans for exploration of the Trojan asteroids starting in 2027.

Representatives will include:

  • Hal Levison, Lucy Principal Investigator, Southwest Research Institute
  • Simone Marchi, Lucy Deputy Principal Investigator, Southwest Research Institute
  • Keith Noll, Lucy Project Scientist, NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center

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Newsworthy Abstracts

Browse potentially newsworthy abstracts organized by Session Title. Times indicated are U.S. Central Daylight Savings Time.

Special Session: Exploring the Moon 1
  • Robinson et al., Seeing in the Shadows, Abstract 1669, Monday, 8:25 a.m.
  • Denevi et al., Planetary Science Goals and Objectives for Artemis III Surface Activities, Abstract 1980, Monday, 9:25 a.m.
  • Evans et al., Lunar and Planetary Science Training for Artemis Missions: 2024 Update, Abstract 1720, Monday, 9:35 a.m.
  • Megala et al., Chandrayaan-3 in the Context of Indian Lunar Science Programme, Abstract 1864, Monday, 10:25 a.m.
  • Wang et al., Possible Lithological Types and Scientific Significance of the Sample to be Returned by Chang’e 6 Mission, Abstract 1873, Monday, 10:55 a.m.
Plenary Session: Masursky Lecture
  • Prockter, The Secret Lives of Icy Moons, Invited, Monday, 1:00 p.m.
On Deck for PRISM: Science of Upcoming Lunar Missions
  • Panning et al., Farside Seismic Suite: Update on the Status of the First Seismic Station on the Farside of the Moon, Abstract 2354, Monday, 2:50 p.m.
  • Donaldson-Hanna et al., Lunar-VISE In-Situ Investigation of Mons Gruithuisen Gamma, Abstract 2170, Monday, 3:50 p.m.
  • Anderson et al., In Situ Dating of Lunar Basalt Samples at Ina, Abstract 2336, Monday, 4:50 p.m.
Special Session: Icy Moon Science
  • Schenk et al., Geology and Interiors of Mid-Sized Icy Bodies from New/Improved Global High-Resolution Shape Models, Abstract 2683, Monday, 2:40 p.m.
Special Session: Mars Sample Return Campaign 1
  • Gupta et al., Going with the Flow: Sedimentary Evolution of the Jezero Western Fan, Mars, Abstract 2607, Tuesday, 8:45 a.m.
  • Bosak et al., Astrobiological Potential of Rocks Acquired by the Perseverance Rover at the Front of the Western Sediment Fan in Jezero Crater, Mars, Abstract 1832, Tuesday, 8:55 a.m.
Mars Sample Return Campaign 2
  • Hurowitz et al., PIXL results from Jezero Crater’s Margin Unit, Jezero Crater, Mars, Observed by M2020/SuperCam, Abstract 2541, Tuesday, 2:30 p.m.
  • Bedford et al., Discovery of Light-toned Float Rocks in Jezero Crater: A Tale of Aqueous Alteration and High-Temperature Metamorphism, Abstract 2221, Tuesday, 4:20 p.m.
Special Session: To Bennu and Back 1
  • Connally et al., Initial Analysis of the OSIRIS-REx Sample from Asteroid Bennu: An Overview of the Petrography and Petrology, Abstract 1281, Tuesday, 2:20 p.m.
  • Zega et al., A Quick Look Analysis of Asteroid Bennu, Abstract 2348, Tuesday, 2:30 p.m.
Impact Sample Observations
Juno’s Rivals: Galilean Moons Exposed!
  • Ravine et al., JunoCam Images of Io, Abstract 1718, Tuesday, 4:25 p.m.
Martian Magmatism and Meteorites (MMM)
  • Agee et al., Hassi el Madani 002: Ungrouped Polymict Achondrite with Two Distinct Oxygen Isotope Lithologies, Abstract 2074, Wednesday, 8:55 a.m.
Lucy Mission: Results of the Encounter with the Main Belt Asteroid Dinkinesh
  • Levison et al., An overview of NASA Lucy Mission’s Encounter with the Main Belt Asteroid Dinkinesh, Abstract 1668, Wednesday, 2:20 p.m.