An experimental study on impact‐induced alterations of planetary organic simulants

Yasuhito Sekine,Kenya Kodama,Takamichi Kobayashi, Seiji Obata, Yu Chang, Nanako O. Ogawa, Yoshinori Takano, , Naohiko Ohkouchi, Koichiro Saiki, Toshimori Sekine First published: 30 March 2018 LINK “The present study systematically investigates shock‐induced alteration of…

EURO-CARES: Project Roadmap of a European Sample Curation Facility

A. Hutzler, L. Ferrière, C. L. Smith, S. Russell, J. Aléon, L. Berthoud, J. R. Brucato, M. Gounelle, M. Grady, A. Meneghin, F. Westall, EURO-CARES Consortium 47th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (2016), Abstract #1937…

EURO-CARES: The Education and Outreach Opportunities Offered by a European Sample Curation Facility

M. M. Grady, B. Dryer, S. S. Russell, J. Aléon, L. Berthoud, J. R. Brucato, L. Ferrière, M. Gounelle, A. Hutzler, A. Meneghin, C. L. Smith, F. Westall, EURO-CARES Consortium 47th Lunar and Planetary Science…

Pluto’s atmosphere

updated: 24 July, 23:00 CEST LINK LINK LINK Pluto starts to reveal its geological features LINK

New communication with Philae

update: 10 July New communication with Philae LINK Searching for a good signal LINK Rosetta Mission extended until Sept 2016 LINK LINK LINK LINK Rosetta’s lander Philae is out of hibernation! LINK

Dawn’s First Color Map of Ceres


Dawn has successfully entered an orbit around Ceres at 12:39 UTC on March 6

The two views of Ceres

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Dawn’s new photo of Ceres

taken 1 December 2014 from a distance of 740,000 miles (1.2 million kilometers) Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA

Sequential analysis of carbonaceous materials in Hayabusa-returned samples for the determination of their origin

Masayuki Uesugi, Hiroshi Naraoka, Motoo Ito, Hikaru Yabuta, Fumio Kitajima, Yoshinori Takano, Hajime Mita, Ichiro Ohnishi, Yoko Kebukawa, Toru Yada, Yuzuru Karouji, Yukihiro Ishibashi, Takaaki Okada and Masanao Abe Earth, Planets and Space 2014, 66:102…