Astrogeology Science Center

New Video: Astrogeology 1963-2013: Fifty Years of Exploration

13 January 2014

A new video, documenting the history of the USGS Astrogeology Science Center, has been posted. The film was created by Kent Wagner and titled, Astrogeology 1963-2013: Fifty Years of Exploration. Check it out!

The Atlantic Magazine Features Astrogeology

19 February 2013

The Atlantic featured the Astrogeology Science Center in an article titled, When We Blew Up Arizona to Simulate the Moon. The article delves into the astronaut training and crater making that occurred at Cinder Lake in preparation for the Apollo Moon landings. For more information, see the RPIF… Read More

Regional Planetary Information Facility (RPIF) Posts First Online Exhibit

13 October 2012

The NASA/USGS Astrogeology Regional Planetary Information Facility (RPIF) has posted its first online exhibit. The title is 1961: USGS Astrogeology's First Published Lunar Map.