July 2019 Space Science


2019 marks AGU's Centennial year, a milestone representing the innovation, discovery, connections, and solutions in Earth and space science over the past century and the progress to come. This month the celebration spotlights AGU research contributions and stories that involve space science research.

Paths Through Science

Dr. Holly Gilbert is the Deputy Division Director of the Heliophysics Science Division at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. She is also the NASA Deputy Project Scientist for Solar Orbiter, a collaborative mission between NASA and ESA dedicated to solar and heliospheric physics, set to launch in 2018.  Learn about her Path Through Science here!


Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11

20 July 1969 marks the first time humans walked the surface of the Moon. 50 years later, AGU celebrates this milestone in coordination with its Centennial celebration by highlighting the role of geosciences in the Apollo legacy.

Small Steps and Giant Leaps: How Apollo 11 Shaped Our Understanding of Earth and Beyond