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March 4, 2013 - by Lunar Lion - Project Breakdown

Lunar Lion's Lead Technologist Michael Policelli provides us with a quick breakdown of the Lunar Lion project as a whole.

Check out what Lunar Lion's Propulsion team is working on now and throughout March in this video of our Propulsion Team meeting.

Lunar Lion - Propulsion Meeting

February 28, 2013 - by Student Interviews

Check out one of the first video's from our new film team!

These are interviews with some of Lunar Lion's student who explain why they joined Lunar Lion and what we are all about, go Lunar Lion!


Lunar Lion - Student Interviews

Great to see Penn State Lunar Lion students on the front page of the paper on Monday morning. 


Check out the article on line here:

Penn State President Rodney Erickson includes the Lunar Lion among the excellent programs highlighted in his welcome back address.

Congratulations to Maria Matthews, Lunar Lion Business Development Coordinator, on receiving a post-doc position at a new space company in Huntsville, Alabama! 

Maria, a recent PhD in Physics, made valuable contributions to program development for the team, and we wish her well. 

If you or a student you know is interested in Penn State's mission to the Moon, we would love to hear from you! Lots of great learning opportunities here at the Lunar Lion!

Check out this extraordinary result from NASA's MESSENGER mission to Mercury:

Amazing to find water on the closest planet to the Sun! Lead would melt on the surface of the sunlit side of Mercury, but ice has

November 29, 2012 - by A little school spirit!

There are many things to be proud of at Penn State. It's gratifying to be included on this list.

Team Leader Michael Paul travels to the wilds of Pennsylvania to attend the Black Forest Star Party. Hundreds of astronomers, many of whom build their own telescopes, come together at Cherry Springs State Park every year (on the nights around a New Moon, of course) to see the stars.

A University campaign is shining a light on the countless outstanding and exceptional individuals that comprise the Penn State community.

To highlight and celebrate their stories, Faces of Penn State aims to showcase the personal accomplishments, public contributions and pioneering spirit resulting from the Penn State experience, education and community.


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