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MESSENGER Team Presents New Mercury Findings at Planetary Conference

Date: October 5, 2011, at 12:15-13:15 CEST


Introduction

MESSENGER scientists will highlight the latest results on Mercury from MESSENGER observations obtained during the spacecraft�s first six months (the first Mercury solar day) in orbit. These findings will be presented October 5 in 30 papers and posters as part of a special session of the joint meeting of the European Planetary Science Congress and the Division for Planetary Sciences of the American Astronomical Society in Nantes, France.



Panelists

- Brian J. Anderson, MESSENGER Deputy Project Scientist, The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, Laurel, MD
- William E. McClintock, MESSENGER Co-Investigator, Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
- Brett W. Denevi, Staff Scientist, The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, Laurel, MD
- Noam R. Izenberg, Mercury Atmospheric and Surface Composition Spectrometer Instrument Scientist, The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, Laurel, MD


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Contact Information

Anita Heward
European Planetology Press Officer
+44 (0) 7756 034243
anita.heward@europlanet-eu.org

Vishnu Reddy
Division for Planetary Sciences, American Astronomical Society
Washington, DC
+49 555 15787 579623
reddy@space.edu

Paulette W. Campbell
The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
(240) 228-6792
Paulette.campbell@jhuapl.edu



Event Information

The press conference will take place on Wednesday, October 5, 2011, at 12:15-13:15 CEST. The event will be available via Webcast at http://meetings.copernicus.org/epsc-dps2011/webstreaming/wednesday.html.


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