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Planetary Science

Extra-Vehicular Activities (Field Work and Field Trips)

Students at Kentland Crater

The planetary group standing inside the central peak of Indiana’s own Kentland Crater (now a quarry), the only place in Indiana where the stratigraphy is nearly vertical owing to uplift caused by the impact. Can you find the two Jays?

 

EAPS planetary crew at Kennedy Space Center

An EAPS planetary crew attends the launch of the GRAIL spacecraft at the Kennedy Space Center.

 

Students at Oregon glacier

Briony's group checking out Mars analog glacial terrains at the Three Sisters volcano complex in Oregon.

 

Students at Oregon glacier

The Horgan Posse at Three Sisters. Don't mess with them.

 

Students at Indiana Dunes State Park

The planetary crew learns about dune formation at Indiana Dunes State Park.

 

Students at the shores of Lake Michigan

The planetary crew relaxing by Lake Michigan after rigorous study of the dunes.

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