Planetary Science Directorate, Boulder, Colorado
The Planetary Science Directorate conducts basic observational, modeling and theoretical research in a wide range of solar system and astrophysical topics, and it is active in the scientific and instrumentation and operational components of several space missions. The Boulder office also hosts a steady stream of international visiting scientists and is involved in organizing workshops and meetings with focused scientific topics. Research is funded primarily by NASA and the National Science Foundation.
To learn more about Planetary Science, visit: planetaryscience.swri.org.
For more information about the SwRI Planetary Science Directorate, visit: boulder.swri.edu.
Top: Saturn, the rings, and the moons Tethys and Epimetheus as seen from the Cassini Saturn Orbiter. Image credit: NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute