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Amy Simon

Amy Simon

Amy Simon

Amy Simon is a planetary scientist at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center who has studied the atmospheres of the giant planets for 25 years. She has served on the science teams of multiple NASA missions (Galileo, Cassini, OSIRIS-REx, and Lucy) and leads the Hubble Space Telescope’s Outer Planet Atmospheres Legacy program.

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Ice Worlds, A Moon Landing and Blasting an Asteroid

April 03, 2019 • 41:45

When will we return to Uranus and Neptune? Planetary scientist Amy Simon explains why a mission to the so-called ice giants is a high priority as she tells us about these mysterious, blue worlds.

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The Realm of the Ice Giants

March 12, 2019

Imagine 2 icy worlds far from the Sun. Their serene, blue atmospheres. Huge, ominous-looking storms. Tantalizing glimpses of moons with exotic, icy terrains. Delicate sets of encircling rings.

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