University of North Dakota Faculty/Staff Newsletter

Space Studies faculty member has work published in Science

Space Studies faculty member Vishnu Reddy is a co-author for two papers about the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Dawn mission’s discoveries made on the asteroid Vesta.

Reddy is a member of the Dawn Framing Camera team. “I work with the Dawn camera team at the Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research, Germany, as a scientist. I analyze images and determine the composition of the asteroid Vesta, which is the first target of the Dawn mission.” He said.

The papers have been published with Science, one of the world’s top general science journals.

-- Leigh Kelly, student writer, University Relations, leigh.kelly@my.und.edu.


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