21 – LPSC 2017

Every year, upwards of 2,000 planetary scientists descend upon a suburb of Houston to discuss the latest findings, share the work, and learn something new. A lot of Mars happens at these conferences, so WeMartians decided to attend it in person! Jake catches up with old friends, makes some new ones, and explores Mars like never before. Links History The original Lunar Science Conference poster from 1970 Pre-Conference Microsymposium 58 Website Oral Session Highlights What the heck is a yardang? Isaac Smith's abstract using dessert to model Mars Polar Layer Deposits (yes, you read that right) Polar Layer Deposits NASA Night Livestream of the event Smallsats for Planetary Science Press Release CAPS Meeting Agenda Poster Sessions Justin Cowart's Abstract Lauren Mc Keown's Abstract Human Exploration Lockheed Martin's Mars Base Camp Concept Harrison "Jack" Schmitt's Abstract WeMartians music is "RetroFuture" and "Electrodoodle" by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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