Antarctic Meteorite Program

Dr. Cari Corrigan is a geologist and the Curator of Antarctic Meteorites at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. She studies meteorites from the Moon, Mars and asteroids in order to understand how the Solar System, particularly the rocky planets, formed and to learn how the impact cratering process affects these planetary materials. Cari is also involved in the Mars Exploration Rover project, processing images that come down from the Opportunity Rover.

Dr. Corrigan has been to Antarctica twice to collect meteorites with the Antarctic Search for Meteorites program (ANSMET) and will be speaking about this program and her experiences 🙂



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