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'In the Shadow of the Moon' makes Sedona debut

Monday, July 2, 2007

From the Sedona Film Festival website:

In the Shadow of the Moon, the first-hand thoughts of the surviving crew members from every Apollo moon mission between 1968 and 1972, will be featured at the July installment of the popular Second Tuesday Cinema Series. It is the feature presentation at 7 p.m., July 10 at the Harkins Sedona Six Theatres. Presented by the Sedona International Film Festival and Workshop, “In the Shadow of the Moon” was the top documentary at the Sundance Film Festival, winning the prestigious “Audience Choice World Cinema Best Documentary” Award and going on to audience and critical acclaim at high-profile film festivals around the world since then.


Where: Harkins Sedona Six Theatres

When: July 10, 2007

Time: 7:00pm Cost: $10, or $8 for Film Sedona members

More: Internet Movie Database "In the Shadow of the Moon"

More: Sundance Film Festival "In the Shadow of the Moon"

Job Opening: Technical Information Specialist

Monday, July 2, 2007

Application Deadline: July 30, 2007 (note, the deadline has been extended from the original date of July 23, 2007)

The Astrogeology Team of the U.S. Geological Survey in Flagstaff, Arizona has openings for a full-time, permanent Technical Information Specialist (GS-1412) position at the GS-7 to -9 grade levels. The salary range for this position is $35,752.00 TO $56,849.00. The position will open on July 2, 2007 and close on July 23, 2007.

The incumbent will manage the Astrogeology Regional Planetary Information Facility (RPIF) on behalf of NASA and USGS. The RPIF is a planetary resource library and an archival repository for photographic and supplemental engineering data products. Major duties include but are not limited to: Incorporates new information and data into RFIF digital and hardcopy archives. Maintains digital catalogs and inventories. Oversees and manages archival historic and/or research materials. Generates inventories, catalogs, and digital image products for use in specific research efforts or for transfer to public information users. Assists planetary scientists in finding images, maps, and other data. Conducts general interest tours of RPIF and Astrogeology collections and facilities on a variety of planetary science topics. Provides technical or operational guidance to assistants. Assists senior staff with development and maintenance of long-range plans for future management and operation of the facility.

The Astrogeology Program of the USGS operates largely on funding from NASA.

The mission of Astrogeology is to establish and maintain geoscientific and technical expertise in planetary science and remote sensing to perform three major tasks:

  • Scientifically study and map Earth and extraterrestrial bodies,
  • Plan and conduct planetary exploration missions, and
  • Explore and develop new technologies in data processing and analysis, archiving, and distribution.

Please see our Web site ( for more information on the breadth of our research program.

To learn more about this opportunity and/or to apply go to the USGS online Online Automated Recruitment Site (OARS) at:

Look for announcement # WR-2007-0448 for all U.S. citizens or #WR-2007-0454 for specific eligibility as described within the announcement.

or visit USA-Jobs at:

Look for announcement # WR-2007-0448 for all U.S. citizens. USA-Jobs will direct applicants to the OARS site above as all must apply via the OARS system.

Applicants must apply online at the OARS site by the closing date of the announcement (midnight Eastern Time on July 23, 2007).

Contact Karen Perez for more information:

U.S. Geological Survey

Department of Interior

Office of Human Resources

3020 State University Drive East

Modoc Hall, Suite 2001

Sacramento, CA 95819

Attn: Karen Perez, 916-278-9389

Fax: 916-278-9401