IN THIS ISSUE Fall 2022 Edition
Spacewatch Discovered Binary Asteroid System Didymos, targeted by NASA's DART mission
Didymos was discovered by Spacewatch observer Joseph Montani in 1996.
Daniella DellaGiustina Makes Popular Science Brilliant 10 list
Assistant Professor DellaGiustina was chosen for her work to understand the past and future of the solar system by studying asteroids. Her work also includes exploring the mysterious interiors of other worlds.
Graduate Student News
Carson Fellowship Awarded to David Cantillo
David graduated from UArizona in Spring 2022 and entered the LPL graduate program in Fall 2022 with research interests in asteroids and space situational awareness.
Dr. Barbara Cohen is Principal Investigator for NASA's Lunar Flashlight
Lunar Flashlight launched successfully on Dec. 11 and has begun its four-month trip to the Moon, where it will seek out surface water ice in permanently shadowed craters of the Moon's south pole.