moon

In the news: Mining the moon, filters for face masks

Posted by on November 3, 2020

Dr. Leslie Gertsch, associate professor of geological sciences and engineering, was asked by Business Insider what NASA’s discovery of water on the moon could mean for space mining and exploration.

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To the moon – Gertsch invited to panel on lunar travel

Posted by on December 3, 2019

Dr. Leslie Gertsch, associate professor of geosciences and geological and petroleum engineering, will participate in a discussion titled “New Access to Space” on Dec. 11 during the American Geophysical Union’s fall meeting in San Francisco.

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Observatory event rescheduled, planned tonight

Posted by on November 13, 2018

The Missouri S&T Observatory will open its doors at 6 p.m. tonight (Tuesday, Nov. 13), for viewing the moon. The event is open to the public and will be held 6-8 p.m.

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Date change announced for moon viewing

Posted by on October 8, 2018

The Missouri S&T Observatory will open its doors for viewing the moon at 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11. The event was previously scheduled for later in the week, but has been moved up for better moon illumination. The viewing will end at 9 p.m.

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Set your sights on the moon

Posted by on April 16, 2018

The Missouri S&T Observatory will open its doors at 9:30 p.m. Monday, April 23, for viewing the moon through the university’s 16-inch-diameter telescope. Come see the pock-marked surface of the moon, which is the Earth’s only natural satellite.

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