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The Spring 2011 issue of The Earth Scientist is focused on modernizing seismology education. Thanks to IRIS, you can download this issue for free as a pdf. Print copies are available in our online store.
This image of the planet Saturn was taken by the Cassini spacecraft on March 27, 2004. Cassini is en route to Saturn, and will go into orbit around the ringed planet early this summer.
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Space Day 2004
News story originally written on May 4, 2004

Each year since 1997 the first Thursday of May has been designated as Space Day. Space Day provides us with an opportunity to celebrate interest in astronomy, spaceflight, and other spacey topics. This year Space Day is on May 6th.

Visit the official Space Day web site to learn more about Space Day and to find out about events going on in your area.

Last modified May 4, 2004 by Randy Russell.

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