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Shoemaker Postdoctoral Fellowship Program Opening

Friday, July 30, 2010

The U.S. Geological Survey Astrogeology Science Center in Flagstaff, Arizona, has a two-year full-time research position now open. The position is at the GS-12 grade level (comparable to a post-doctoral researcher in academia). Funded by the NASA Planetary Geology and Geophysics (PGG) Program, this position is generally known as the NASA 'Shoemaker Fellow' at USGS in honor of Dr. Eugene Shoemaker. The selected Fellow will work at the Astrogeology Science Center in Flagstaff on a variety of research projects in planetary science. The position is managed and supervised by the Astrogeology Science Center. The application opportunity will be open from 7/29/10 to 8/18/10.


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Martian Crater Named Harris

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

The name Harris has been approved for the Martian crater located at 21.9S, 293.3W. For more information, see the list of Martian crater names and the map of MC-21 in the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature.