August 2011 Telecon with Brooke Hsu
(Photo Credit: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center)

On Thursday, August 18, 2011, the NSN held a teleconference with Brooke Hsu, entitled The Changing Face of Earth's Nearest Neighbor: Science Results from the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter

Data and science results from the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter have provided an emerging picture of the Moon that is dramatically different from the one we've known for the past forty years! A harsh mistress indeed: The Moon is now known to be wetter, colder, and contain more radiation than we ever thought possible. The presentation gave an overview of how the technology associated with NASA's only current lunar orbiter has enabled us to view desolate companion with new eyes.

Brooke is the Education and Public Outreach (E/PO) Lead for the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) Mission.
As the E/PO Lead, Brooke is in charge of the effort for International Observe the Moon Night (InOMN), manages the LRO E/PO Team, and ensures that LRO's educational programs are disseminated as broadly as possible.

As a geologist and educator by training and a science geek at heart, Brooke enjoys sharing NASA science with as wide an audience as possible. In her spare time, Brooke enjoys the outdoors by backpacking, camping, rock climbing, and bike riding.

Once again this year, the world is celebrating lunar science on October 8th with the International Observe the Moon Night. To be included, and become a part of this worldwide event, schedule your InOMN event now on the NSN Public Calendar:
http://nightsky.jpl.nasa.gov/club/event-edit.cfm

Find the PowerPoint and other downloads from the telecon here:
http://nightsky.jpl.nasa.gov/download-view.cfm?Doc_ID=482


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