astrogeologist


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astrogeologist

(ˌæstrəʊdʒɪˈɒlədʒɪst)
n
(Celestial Objects) a person who studies astrogeology
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An astrogeologist with more than 30 years research experience in the exploration of the moon and Mars, Dr Rice is in the UAE to share his experiences with around 150 youths to inspire and motivate them to pursue a career in the space sector in the future.
In fact, this is the stratigraphic approach that legendary astrogeologist Eugene Shoemaker and his colleagues developed in the late 1950s, when modern mapping of the Moon began in preparation for the Apollo landings.
"The spacecraft was pointed down to look at the moon's surface, because Anders was conducting an extensive photographic survey," explained James Rice, an astrogeologist at Goddard.
Pascal Lee, an astrogeologist for NASA, set up a research station on an isolated island in the Canadian Arctic in 1997.