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as·tro·ge·ol·o·gy

 (ăs′trō-jē-ŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The geology of celestial bodies.

as′tro·ge′o·log′i·cal (-jē′ə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.

astrogeology

(ˌæstrəʊdʒɪˈɒlədʒɪ)
n
1. (Geological Science) the study of the structure, composition, and history of other planets and other bodies in the solar system
2. (Astronomy) the study of the structure, composition, and history of other planets and other bodies in the solar system

as•tro•ge•ol•o•gy

(ˌæs troʊ dʒiˈɒl ə dʒi)

n.
the science dealing with the structure and composition of planets and other bodies in the solar system.
[1965–70]
as`tro•ge`o•log′ic (-əˈlɒdʒ ɪk) adj.

astrogeology

a geological specialty that studies celestial bodies.
See also: Astronomy
Translations
astrogeologija
astrogeologiaesogeologia
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The USGS is phasing out this older version of Map-A-Planet in favor of a newer version that is more powerful but less user-friendly for armchair explorers: astrogeology. usgs.gov/tools/map-a-planet-2.
Geological Survey's Astrogeology Science Center in Flagstaff, Arizona.
An ounce of ashes from the father of astrogeology, (https://astrogeology.usgs.gov/rpif/gene-shoemaker) Gene Shoemaker , was (http://www.nbcnews.com/id/3077929/ns/technology_and_science-space/t/burying-man-moon/#.WX-T8ITyvcs) crashed into the moon in 1999 on a NASA craft, as part of the space agency's (http://www.lpi.usra.edu/lunar/missions/prospector/overview/index.shtml) Lunar Prospector Mission to better understand the moon's evolution.
We think that Psyche may not be entirely exposed metallic core, says Driss Takir, lead author and scientist at the USGS Astrogeology Science Center in Flagstaff, Arizona.
The new Mars map was developed by the Geological Survey's Robin Fergason at the USGS Astrogeology Science Center in Flagstaff, Ariz., in collaboration with researchers at ASU's Mars Space Flight Facility.
"It's a moment I'm going to remember for the rest of my life,'' said Oleg Abramov, a research space scientist at the US Geological Survey Astrogeology branch in Flagstaff, Arizona.
Moore II of the US Geological Survey, Geologic Division Branch, Astrogeology, Menlo Park, CA personally discussed the LAC-39 with Greenacre at Lowell Observatory and later sent him a letter complementing him on his 'excellent map of the Aristarchus region' and noted the 'value' of his TLP report.
Energy Resources for Human Settlement in the Solar System and Earth's Future in Space is edited by geologist William A Ambrose, co-vice chair of the AAPG Astrogeology Committee; Dr James F Reilly II, former NASA astronaut and exploration geologist; and Douglas C Peters, president and COO of ARNEVUT Resources.
Stone is a Physical Scientist with the United States Geological Survey, Astrogeology Science Center, in Flagstaff, AZ, where he is the Project Scientist for the Lunar Calibration facility.
The editors are affiliated with the Astrogeology Team of the US Geological Survey.
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In addition, space sciences impact or are related to many other fields, from the biology of organisms in space environments to the geology of other bodies and planets (astrogeology), as well as nuclear physics in interstellar space and inside stars.