GEO.Upcoming& developing news stories

These links cover expected events or discoveries in the field of earth and planetary science., often related to the current top news stories.
Of particular interest are the many space research programmes. Travel times of space probes are often long. As they near their target they send back increasingly useful information to Earth, while on arrival, our knowledge of the planets and other bodies sometimes changes dramatically.


(all links from NSSDC, Mail Code 633, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD

Coming up next:

2001 April 7 - 2001 Mars Odyssey - Launch of NASA Orbiter Mission to Mars
2001 June 6 - Genesis - Launch of NASA Solar Wind Sample Return Mission


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