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
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.
Lunar Lion Team Leader Michael Paul and Penn State astronaut Paul Weitz comment in the Harrisburg Patriot news after the death of Neil Armstrong.
Team Leader Michael Paul follows in the steps of the first human flight - hot air ballooning took off in France in the late 1700s through the work of the innovative Montgolfier brothers. Powered flight followed more than a century later through the efforts of another pair of brothers, Orville and Wilbur Wright and then it took only 65 years to go from the first airplane flight to putting humans on the moon. Onward and upward!
We're thrilled to have the Lunar Lion logo featured on the NewSpace Watch website!
Check out this informative look at the world of NewSpace and the businesses that are changing the world:
Congratulations to Tammy Miller, the Lunar Lion Director of Communications, on receiving the Accredited Speaker Award at the Toastmasters International Convention held last week.
The Toastmasters International Accredited Speaker program is an accreditation for people who are judged to possess professional level speaking abilities on an international level. It is a very prestigious and difficult to achieve accreditation within Toastmasters International.