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GPS Grads Return for 90th Anniversary

By photosearth / May 31, 2017

Alumni from the division's long history returned to campus to share their memories on May 11 News Writer:  Robert Perkins Walter Munk (BS '39, MS '40) Credit: Caltech Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences On May 11, Caltech’s Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences celebrated its 90th anniversary with a daylong event featuring 17 alumni […]

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Caltech Program Delivers Science Instruction to Local Elementary School

By photosearth / May 18, 2017

Looking for help in teaching science, a Pasadena school knew where to turn News Writer:  Jon Nalick Caltech graduate student Michael Mazza helps a fourth-grade student strain strawberry pulp to extract its DNA. Credit: Caltech In fairness, Michael Mazza, a first-year Caltech graduate student, did warn the fourth-grade class at Cleveland Elementary School that science […]

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NASA Astronaut Jack Fischer Prepares for Friday Spacewalk

By photosearth / May 16, 2017

Expedition 51 Flight Engineer Jack Fischer of NASA is seen inside the International Space Station in his spacesuit during a fit check, in preparation for a spacewalk on Friday, May 12, 2017. This will be the 200th spacewalk at the station for assembly and maintenance, the ninth spacewalk for NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson and the […]

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Rocket Blasts Off During 2017 Student Launch Challenge

By photosearth / May 16, 2017

Nearly 50 student teams from middle and high schools, colleges and universities in 22 states demonstrated advanced rocketry and engineering skills in NASA’s 2017 Student Launch challenge. Teams spent eight months building and testing rockets designed to fly to an altitude of one mile, deploy an automated parachute system, and safely land for reuse. NASA […]

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Short Shadow

By photosearth / May 16, 2017

The projection of Saturn’s shadow on the rings grows shorter as Saturn’s season advances toward northern summer. NASA Image of the Day

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Finding Work as a Travel Photographer: ITB Round Up

By photosearth / May 16, 2017

I left The Philippines – quite sadly, I might add – and headed toward Berlin.  I had a conference in the city called ITB.  It’s essentially the biggest travel conference and trade fair on the planet.  It’s massive. Like, overwhelmingly massive.  And, it’s a great place to try to make contacts and for finding work […]

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Ok, Let’s Catch Up – My Month in Buenos Aires

By photosearth / May 15, 2017

It’s almost comical how far I get behind on this blog. Even when I only update it once a destination, I just get way behind. It’s not even that I have an excuse, I just completely forget it exists, to be honest. But, I know that some of you like to read it as a […]

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Bariloche is All Kinds of Beautiful

By photosearth / May 15, 2017

I’m a big fan of returning to places I’ve been before; especially if I wasn’t really feeling them the first time I visited them. I know, it seems backwards. Most people re-visit the places they loved. But, I’m more likely to re-visit places I didn’t feel like I gave my best attention to the first […]

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JPL News: New Movie Shows Cassini’s First Dive over Saturn

By photosearth / May 6, 2017

Cassini took a movie sequence of images during its first dive between Saturn and its rings on April 26, 2017. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech A new movie sequence of images from NASA’s Cassini spacecraft shows the view as the spacecraft swooped over Saturn during the first of its Grand Finale dives between the planet and its rings on April […]