Andrea Jones, Education and Public Outreach Specialist, The Lunar and Planetary Institute
Saturday, September 7, 2013, 10:00 am in the Yurt
Science Results from the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Mission
Ms. Jones will provide a brief overview of the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) and will discuss some of LRO’s latest science results and how those results are improving our understanding of the Moon.
Andrea Jones is an Education and Public Outreach Specialist at the Lunar and Planetary Institute, based out of NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland. She conducts education and public outreach activities for NASA planetary missions, including the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO), the Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN (MAVEN) mission, and the Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) Curiosity rover mission as part of the Sample Analysis at Mars (SAM) team. Andrea is also the Informal Education Lead for the NASA Earth Science Education and Public Outreach Forum. She received her undergraduate degree in Geology from the College of William & Mary, and a Masters degree in Geosciences, with a focus in planetary geology, from the University of Arizona.