Planetary Science Institute


Booth #304 - Planetary Science Institute - Silver Exhibitor

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The Planetary Science Institute is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) corporation dedicated to solar system exploration. It is headquartered in Tucson, Arizona, where it was founded in 1972. Commencing with Mariner 9, PSI scientists are involved in numerous NASA and international missions, the study of Mars and other planets, the Moon, asteroids, comets, interplanetary dust, impact physics, the origin of the solar system, extra-solar planet formation, dynamics, the rise of life, and other areas of research. They conduct fieldwork on all continents around the world. They also are actively involved in science education and public outreach through school programs, children's books, popular science books and art. Today, PSI is the largest non-governmental employer of planetary scientists in the world. In 2014, PSI was ranked 20th among U.S. corporations for workplace flexibility and efficiency. PSI scientists are based in 21 states and the District of Columbia, and work from various international locations.

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