Volume: 01, Issue: 13 09/24/2003 
Dr. Aileen Yingst
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Chat Live with Planetary Geologist Dr. Aileen Yingst on October 1, 2003

Students, teachers and space enthusiasts are invited to chat with planetary geologist Dr. Aileen Yingst on Wednesday, October 1, 2003 from 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. CDT about the Moon, Mars, and/or Jupiter’s Moons. Dr. Yingst served on the Galileo mission to Jupiter and was a member of both the Mars Pathfinder Camera team and the Mars Polar Lander team.

Dr. Yingst’s graduate research focused lunar volcanism and the surfaces of icy satellites, particularly Ganymede. Later Dr. Yingst served on the Galileo mission to Jupiter and its moons and worked closely with the Clementine lunar reconnaissance team. She spent two years with the Mars Atmospheric and Geologic Imaging Team at the University of Arizona, working as a geologist on the Mars Pathfinder and Mars Polar Lander missions. Dr. Yingst is now at the University of Wisconsin - Green Bay, where she continues her research in the surface composition of Mars and the interior workings of the Moon. She also serves as Director of NASA’s Wisconsin Space Grant Consortium.

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