Astrogeology Science Center

Remembering Ray Batson: 1931 - 2013

26 September 2013

Raymond M. Batson was a seminal figure in the initial exploration of the Solar System. In his 30-year career in the Astrogeology program of the U.S. Geological Survey, he pioneered the development of techniques for planetary cartography and led the initial mapping of 7 planets and 23 satellites. Read More. . .