›Nordlingen 2010: The Ries Crater, the Moon, and the Future of Human Space Exploratio
The international workshop is being held in honor of Eugene M. Shoemaker and on the occasion of three anniversaries: The 1960 discovery of the Ries impact crater by Eugene M. Shoemaker and Edward C. T. Chao; the 1970 field training of Apollo astronauts in the Ries crater; and the 1990 opening of the Ries Crater Museum at Nördlingen. Nördlingen is a lovely medieval town with numerous cultural and historical sites to visit.
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