TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — The Planetary Science Institute celebrated its 50th anniversary on Feb. 2.
The PSI has grown to be one of the largest planetary science organizations. They have amounted to over 160 employees, and have more than 300 current NASA space exploration contracts.
The PSI main headquarters was founded back in 1972 in Tucson, AZ. PSI scientist has defined the modern theory of the origin of the Moon, developed a method for determining the ages of planetary surfaces from craters, identified evidence for tsunamis on the shores of mars' early polar ocean, identified potential locations of Mars life, and much more.
https://t.co/3rxTQTWpg5 @LPItoday— PSI (@planetarysci) February 3, 2022
Saturn’s moon Mimas may be the newest, if not the most unlikely member of the solar system’s family of icy bodies with internal liquid water oceans, according to a new study by @aRhoDynamics of @SwRI along with PSI's @geomathMEW. pic.twitter.com/7KBxgfWgM3
Due to COVID surges events to honor the PSI are being pushed to later this year.
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