Lecturer: Brett Denevi, NASA APL
Topic: The Lunar Highlands
Recorded talk: https://youtu.be/gRkaM_yFTXA
Brett Denevi is a planetary scientist at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL), the Deputy Principal Investigator of the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera, Co-Investigator on ShadowCam, an instrument that will image Permanently Shadowed Regions of the Moon from the Korean Pathfinder Lunar Orbiter, and Vice Chair of NASA’s Lunar Exploration Analysis Group (LEAG). She also served as the Deputy Instrument Scientist for the Mercury Dual Imaging System on board the MESSENGER spacecraft at Mercury, and as a participating scientist on the Dawn mission at asteroid Vesta. Her research focuses on the origin and evolution of planetary surfaces, particularly the history of volcanism, the effects of impact cratering, and space weathering. Brett is the recipient of the 2015 Maryland Academy of Science outstanding young scientist award, a NASA Early Career Fellowship, seven NASA group achievement awards, and asteroid 9026 Denevi was named in her honor.
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