Lunar Science: Unraveling the Secrets of the Solar System

December 07, 2012: Lunar Science: Unraveling the Secrets of the Solar System

Novice Meeting: 6:30PM
Novice Meeting Topic: 
A Brief Tour of the Winter Constellations
Novice Meeting Speaker: 
Justin McCollum
General Meeting: 7:15PM
General Meeting Topic: 
Lunar Science: Unraveling the Secrets of the Solar System
General Meeting Speaker: 
Dr. Jennifer Rapp, Lunar and Planetary Institute
About the General Meeting Presentation

The Moon is Earth’s closest neighbor, and the only other planetary body so far that humans have walked on. It has also seen very little geological activity in the last 3 billion years, making it an excellent laboratory to study the very earliest processes in the solar system. We are able to use samples returned from the Moon by the Apollo program, lunar meteorites and orbital data to build an understanding of planetary formation processes and solar system dynamics, and even to learn more about the Earth.

Parking and Directions (View Map)

Meetings are held at the Trini Mendenhall Community Center, which is located at 1414 Wirt Rd, Houson, TX 77055.

PARKING INFORMATION: Free parking in the lot in front of the TMCC.


Map to Trini Mendenhall Community Center

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