Celebration of Planet Earth Gets Underway In Houston Next Week

Thursday, October 2, 2008 - 08:28 in Astronomy & Space

The city of Houston, Texas, well known for its role in space launches, will soon be the site of another kind of launch: the official United States kick-off of International Year of Planet Earth (IYPE). The celebration begins 5-9 October at the George R. Brown Convention Center at a joint meeting of five major geoscience societies, hosted by the Houston Geological Society.

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