USGS Astrogeology Science Center News https://astrogeology.usgs.gov/news News about current and upcoming space missions, USGS gelogic products and historical exhibits en-us <![CDATA[Names Approved for Mars: Mastung and Longboh]]> Sat, 23 Oct 2021 00:00:00 -0700 Mastung and Longboh for two small Mars craters. For more information, see the MC-6 map in the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature. ]]> <![CDATA[Names Approved for the Moon: Spudis and Marvin]]> Thu, 30 Sep 2021 00:00:00 -0700 Spudis and Marvin for two craters near the Moon's South Pole. For more information, please see the LAC-144 map in the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature.]]> <![CDATA[Name Approved for the Moon: Rima Louville]]> Wed, 29 Sep 2021 00:00:00 -0700 Rima Louville for a feature on the Moon. For more information, please see the LAC-23 map in the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature.]]> <![CDATA[Name Approved for Mars: Jezero Mons]]> Fri, 17 Sep 2021 00:00:00 -0700 Jezero Mons for a feature on Mars. For more information, please see the MC-13 map in the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature. ]]> <![CDATA[Name Approved for Lunar Crater: Henson]]> Wed, 01 Sep 2021 00:00:00 -0700 Henson for a lunar crater near the South Pole. For more information, please see the LAC-144 map in the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature. ]]> <![CDATA[Names Approved for Five Mars Features]]> Thu, 26 Aug 2021 00:00:00 -0700 Arago Dorsa, Cantabras Serpens, Cantabras Dorsum, Piscinas, and Piscinas Serpentes. For more information, see the MC-11 and MC-12 maps in the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature. ]]> <![CDATA[Name Approved for Mars: Mikumi]]> Thu, 19 Aug 2021 00:00:00 -0700 Mikumi for a crater on Mars. For more information, please see the feature page and the MC-11 map in the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature. ]]> <![CDATA[Name Approved for Mercury Crater: Veronese]]> Tue, 29 Jun 2021 00:00:00 -0700 Veronese for a crater on Mercury. For more information, please see the H-06 map in the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature. ]]> <![CDATA[Name Approved for the Moon: Mons Latreille]]> Mon, 24 May 2021 00:00:00 -0700 Mons Latreille for a feature on the Moon. For more information, please see the LAC-44 map in the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature.]]> <![CDATA[Eight Names Approved for the Moon]]> Mon, 24 May 2021 00:00:00 -0700 Mons Hua, Mons Heng, Pei Xiu, Shen Kuo, Liu Hui, Song Yingxing, Statio Tianchuan, and Xu Guangqi. For more information, please see the LAC-23 map in the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature.]]> <![CDATA[Name Approved for Mars: Elston]]> Fri, 07 May 2021 00:00:00 -0700 Elston for a crater on Mars. For more information, please see the MC-22 map in the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature.]]> <![CDATA[Name Approved for Mercury: Altair Rupes]]> Wed, 05 May 2021 00:00:00 -0700 Altair Rupes for a feature on Mercury. For more information, see the H-15 map in the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature.]]> <![CDATA[Name Approved for Mars: Kozova]]> Thu, 22 Apr 2021 00:00:00 -0700 Kozova for a small crater on Mars. For more information, please see the MC-11 map in the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature.]]> <![CDATA[Names Approved for Mars: Margulis and Roemer]]> Thu, 22 Apr 2021 00:00:00 -0700 Margulis and Roemer for two large craters on Mars. For more information, please see the MC-20 map in the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature.]]> <![CDATA[Name Approved for Mars Feature: Peneus Mensa]]> Tue, 09 Feb 2021 00:00:00 -0700 Peneus Mensa for a feature on Mars. For more information, please see the MC-27 map in the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature. ]]>