Cathy Olkin is Deputy Principal Investigator for NASA’s Lucy Mission and a planetary scientist at the Southwest Research Institute in Boulder, Colorado. She is also a deputy project scientist for NASA’s New Horizons Mission.
Lucy and Psyche Asteroid Missions Explore the Early Universe
NASA’s upcoming asteroid missions will examine a metal world and primitive planetesimals.
Closer to Earth, 2.0, and a New Horizons Update
NASA’s Kepler program has located a planet close in size to Earth, orbiting in the habitable zone of a star similar to our own sun. Plus, new data about Pluto.
New Horizons Reveals Unexpected Worlds
Ice mountains and gaping canyons are just a few of the surprising features the New Horizons spacecraft beamed back this week.