|On the Forefront: What's New in the Solar System|
Exciting things are happening in the Solar System! Recent missions with advanced sensors are opening a new window on the study of our region of space. The Solar Dynamics Observatory is collecting unprecedented views of the Sun's activity, while at Mars the HiRISE camera expands our understanding of the planet’s complex surface. MESSENGER is the first spacecraft ever to orbit Mercury, and Dawn is about to reveal an unfamiliar world never seen close-up before. Explore these intriguing developments in Solar System science with four lectures presented during NASA's Year of the Solar System.
March 24th - The Solar Dynamics Observatory: The Sun Up Close and Personal.
April 7th - Mars: A Dynamic World.
May 12th - Exploring Mercury by Spacecraft: The MESSENGER Mission.
June 9th - The Early Solar System: Dawn at Vesta