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Dr. Brook Lakew
Associate Director for Planning, Research and Development , Solar System Exploration Division

Wednesday October 5, 3:30 PM
Thirkield Hall (Physics), room 103


Planetary science’s major questions of the decade 2012-2022 and NASA’s competitive funding programs to address them  [PDF]

ABSTRACT: NASA/Planetary Science Division's(PSD) major science questions of this decade will be presented. How PSD and the community at large
developed these questions will be described. The presenter will also describe the many funding programs that are designed to competitively fund proposals submitted from NASA scientists, academia and the private sector. The issue of Universities aligning graduate programs with the above mentioned major science questions of the space community as a whole will be discussed.  NASA’s postdoctoral program will be part of the discussion in relation to graduate programs at Universities.