• [PS] Introduction to Planetary Science and Astronomy Course

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    Introduction to Planetary Science and Astronomy Course

    Posted: 28 Jul 2020 04:14 PM PDT https://www.planetary.org/outreach/introductory-planetary-science-astronomy

    Want to take an introductory planetary science and astronomy class? Watch
    14 lectures by Planetary Society chief scientist Dr. Bruce Betts recorded
    for his 2017 Physics 195: Introduction to Planetary Science and Astronomy course at California State University Dominguez Hills.

    Cost of Perseverance

    Posted: 28 Jul 2020 10:28 AM PDT https://www.planetary.org/space-policy/cost-of-perseverance

    NASAs Perseverance rover is projected to cost $2.7 billion dollars over the course of its 8 years of development and 2 years of its prime mission. This amounts to only 0.008% of all government spending during this period.

    Perseverance Rover Scientists Make Plans for Mars

    Posted: 27 Jul 2020 04:47 PM PDT https://www.planetary.org/articles/perseverance-rover-scientists-make-plans

    As the launch of NASAs Perseverance rover approaches, scientists for the Mastcam-Z instrument prepare for the rovers science activities.

    Your Guide to NASAs Odyssey Mission

    Posted: 27 Jul 2020 04:12 PM PDT https://www.planetary.org/space-missions/odyssey

    Odyssey monitors Mars’ surface changes and is a critical communications
    relay between surface spacecraft and Earth.

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