Sander Johannes Goossens

Sander Johannes Goossens

  • ASSOCIATE RESEARCH SCIENTIST
  • 301.614.6499
  • NASA/GSFC
  • Mail Code: 698
  • Greenbelt , MD 20771
  • Employer: UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND BALTIMORE CO
  • Brief Bio

    Sander Goossens received his PhD in 2005 from Delft University of Technology, Faculty of Aerospace Engineering in the Netherlands. From 2005-2011 he worked at the National Astronomical Observatory in Japan on the SELenological and ENgineering Explorer (SELENE) mission. He was involved in the determination of the gravity field of the Moon using the first-ever farside data, and in the determination of the topography of the Moon using laser altimeter data. In 2011 he joined the planetary geodynamics group at Goddard as a scientist with the Center for Research and Exploration in Space Science & Technology/University of Maryland Baltimore County. He has worked on the gravity field determination of the Moon using GRAIL data, of Mercury using MESSENGER data, and of Mars using MRO data.

    Research Interests

    Planetary geodesy

    Determining the gravity field and shape of planetary bodies, using spacecraft data such as tracking and altimetry. Determination of interior structure parameters such as core size, potential Love numbers, and crustal structure (density, thickness).

    Precision orbit determination of planetary spacecraft

    Determine the orbits of planetary spacecraft with high precision, for the purpose of reconstructing trajectories, and determining geophysical parameters such as the gravity field, shape, and interior structure parameters of the body.

    Current Projects

    GRAIL

    Analysis of the GRAIL tracking data, consisting of inter-satellite Ka-band tracking data and conventional Doppler data from the Deep Space Network. Analysis of these data have resulted in the highest resolution planetary gravity field using satellite data only. My interest covers both conventional global gravity field determination, and local techniques.

    MESSENGER

    Analysis of radiometric tracking data for gravity field determination with a special focus on localized representations.

    MRO

    Analysis of MRO tracking data for gravity field determination of Mars, including time-varying gravity.

    Venus

    Analysis of historic Magellan data together with recent Venus Express (ESA) data for high-resolution gravity field determination of Venus.

    Positions/Employment

    12/2015 - Present

    Associate Research Scientist

    University of Maryland, Baltimore County, NASA/GSFC Planetary Geodynamics Laboratory, Greenbelt MD
    8/2011 - 12/2015

    Assistant Research Scientist

    University of Maryland Baltimore County, NASA/GSFC Planetary Geodynamics Laboratory, Greenbelt MD
    6/2007 - 7/2011

    Researcher

    National Astronomical Observatory of Japan, Mizusawa, Oshu, Japan
    6/2005 - 6/2007

    Postdoctoral fellowship with the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science

    National Astronomical Observatory of Japan, Mizusawa, Oshu, Japan

    Education

    Ph.D. 2005 Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands, Faculty of Aerospace Engineering. Supervisors B.A.C. Ambrosius and P.N.A.M. Visser, "The Near Side - Regional Lunar Gravity Field Determination"

    M.Sc. 1999 Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands, Faculty of Aerospace Engineering, Cum Laude, "Long-term Low Lunar Orbit Perturbations Due to the Selenopotential and Solar Radiation Pressure"

    Awards

    The NASA Group Achievement Award for MESSENGER, in 2018.

    The NASA Early Career Public Achievement Medal, in May 2016.

    The 2014 Robert H. Goddard Science Exceptional Achievement Award, awarded to the GRAIL Gravity Team at Goddard Space Flight Center.

    The 2010 Tsuboi Group Prize of the Geodetic Society of Japan, awarded to the RISE Project for Contributions to Lunar Geodesy in the SELENE Project.

    Both a short-term and a post-doctoral fellowship with the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science.
     

    Other Professional Information

    Researcher ID: http://www.researcherid.com/rid/K-2526-2015

    ORCID: http://orcid.org/0000-0002-7707-1128

    Selected Publications

    Refereed

    Genova, A., E. Mazarico, S. J. Goossens, et al. F. G. Lemoine, G. A. Neumann, D. E. Smith, and M. T. Zuber. 2018. "Solar System Expansion and Strong Equivalence Principle as seen by the NASA MESSENGER mission." Nature Communications, 9: 289 [10.1038/s41467-017-02558-1]

    Mazarico, E., G. A. Neumann, M. K. Barker, et al. S. J. Goossens, D. E. Smith, and M. T. Zuber. 2018. "Orbit determination of the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter: Status after Seven Years." Planetary and Space Science, 162: 2-19 [10.1016/j.pss.2017.10.004]

    Smith, D. E., M. T. Zuber, G. A. Neumann, et al. E. Mazarico, F. G. Lemoine, J. W. Head, P. G. Lucey, O. Aharonson, M. S. Robinson, X. Sun, M. H. Torrence, M. K. Barker, J. Oberst, T. C. Duxbury, D. Mao, O. S. Barnouin, K. Jha, D. D. Rowlands, S. Goossens, D. M. Hollibaugh Baker, S. Bauer, P. Gläser, M. Lemelin, M. Rosenburg, M. M. Sori, J. Whitten, and T. Mcclanahan. 2017. "Summary of the Results from the Lunar Orbiter Laser Altimeter after Seven Years in Lunar Orbit." Icarus, 283: 70-91 [10.1016/j.icarus.2016.06.006]

    Jansen, J., J. Andrews-Hanna, Y. Li, et al. P. Lucey, G. Taylor, S. Goossens, F. Lemoine, E. Mazarico, J. Head, C. Milbury, W. Kiefer, J. Soderblom, and M. Zuber. 2017. "Small-scale density variations in the lunar crust revealed by GRAIL." Icarus, 291: 107-123 [10.1016/j.icarus.2017.03.017]

    Goossens, S. J., T. J. Sabaka, A. Genova, et al. E. Mazarico, J. B. Nicholas, and G. A. Neumann. 2017. "Evidence for a Low Bulk Crustal Density for Mars from Gravity and Topography." Geophysical Research Letters, 44 (15): 7686–7694 [10.1002/2017GL074172]

    Genova, A., S. Goossens, F. G. Lemoine, et al. E. Mazarico, G. A. Neumann, D. E. Smith, and M. T. Zuber. 2016. "Seasonal and static gravity field of Mars from MGS, Mars Odyssey and MRO radio science." Icarus, 272: 228-245 [10.1016/j.icarus.2016.02.050]

    Harada, Y., S. Goossens, K. Matsumoto, et al. J. Yan, J. Ping, H. Noda, and J. Haruyama. 2016. "The deep lunar interior with a low-viscosity zone: Revised constraints from recent geodetic parameters on the tidal response of the Moon." Icarus, 276: 96-101 [10.1016/j.icarus.2016.04.021]

    Zuber, M. T., D. E. Smith, G. A. Neumann, et al. S. Goossens, J. C. Andrews-Hanna, J. W. Head, W. S. Kiefer, S. W. Asmar, A. S. Konopliv, F. G. Lemoine, I. Matsuyama, H. J. Melosh, P. J. McGovern, F. Nimmo, R. J. Phillips, S. C. Solomon, G. J. Taylor, M. M. Watkins, M. A. Wieczorek, J. G. Williams, J. C. Jansen, B. C. Johnson, J. T. Keane, E. Mazarico, K. Miljkovi, R. S. Park, J. M. Soderblom, and D.-N. Yuan. 2016. "Gravity field of the Orientale basin from the Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory Mission." Science, 354 (6311): 438-441 [10.1126/science.aag0519]

    Genova, A., S. J. Goossens, F. G. Lemoine, et al. E. Mazarico, S. K. Fricke, D. E. Smith, and M. T. Zuber. 2015. "Long-term variability of CO2 and O in the Mars upper atmosphere from MRO radio science data." J. Geophys. Res.-Planets, 120 (5): 849-868 [10.1002/2014JE004770]

    Neumann, G. A., M. T. Zuber, M. A. Wieczorek, et al. J. W. Head, D. M. Baker, S. C. Solomon, D. E. Smith, F. G. Lemoine, E. Mazarico, T. J. Sabaka, S. J. Goossens, H. J. Melosh, R. J. Phillips, S. W. Asmar, A. S. Konopliv, J. G. Williams, M. M. Sori, J. M. Soderblom, K. Miljkovic, J. C. Andrews-Hanna, F. Nimmo, and W. S. Kiefer. 2015. "Lunar impact basins revealed by Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory measurements." Science Advances, 1 (9): e1500852-e1500852 [10.1126/sciadv.1500852]

    Lemoine, F. G., S. J. Goossens, T. J. Sabaka, et al. J. B. Nicholas, E. Mazarico, D. D. Rowlands, B. D. Loomis, D. S. Chinn, G. A. Neumann, D. E. Smith, and M. T. Zuber. 2014. "GRGM900C: A degree-900 lunar gravity model from GRAIL primary and extended mission data." Geophys. Res. Lett., 41 (10): 3382-3389 [10.1002/2014GL060027]

    Goossens, S. J., T. J. Sabaka, J. B. Nicholas, et al. F. G. Lemoine, D. D. Rowlands, E. Mazarico, G. A. Neumann, D. E. Smith, and M. T. Zuber. 2014. "High-resolution local gravity model of the south pole of the Moon from GRAIL extended mission data." Geophys. Res. Lett., 41 (10): 3367-3374 [10.1002/2014GL060178]

    Williams, J. G., A. S. Konopliv, D. H. Boggs, et al. R. S. Park, D.-N. Yuan, F. G. Lemoine, S. J. Goossens, E. Mazarico, F. Nimmo, R. C. Weber, S. W. Asmar, H. J. Melosh, G. A. Neumann, R. J. Phillips, D. E. Smith, S. C. Solomon, M. M. Watkins, M. A. Wieczorek, J. C. Andrews-Hanna, J. W. Head, W. S. Kiefer, I. Matsuyama, P. J. McGovern, G. J. Taylor, and M. T. Zuber. 2014. "Lunar interior properties from the GRAIL mission." J. Geophys. Res.-Planets, [10.1002/2013JE004559]

    Harada, Y., S. J. Goossens, K. Matsumoto, et al. J. Yan, J. Ping, H. Noda, and J. Haruyama. 2014. "Strong tidal heating in an ultralow-viscosity zone at the core-mantle boundary of the Moon." Nature Geoscience, 7: 569-572 [doi:10.1038/ngeo2211]

    Mazarico, E., A. Genova, S. J. Goossens, et al. F. G. Lemoine, G. A. Neumann, D. E. Smith, M. T. Zuber, and S. C. Solomon. 2014. "The Gravity Field, Orientation, and Ephemeris of Mercury from MESSENGER Observations after Three Years in Orbit." J. Geophysical Res.-Planets, 119: 2417–2436 [10.1002/2014JE004675]

    Lemoine, F. G., S. J. Goossens, T. J. Sabaka, et al. J. B. Nicholas, E. M. Mazarico, D. D. Rowlands, B. D. Loomis, D. S. Chinn, D. S. Caprette, G. A. Neumann, D. E. Smith, and M. T. Zuber. 2013. "High-degree gravity models from GRAIL primary mission data." J. Geophys. Res.-Planets, 118: 1676-1698 [10.1002/jgre.20118]

    Goossens, S. J., Y. Ishihara, K. Matsumoto, and S. Sasaki. 2012. "Local lunar gravity field analysis over the South Pole-Aitken basin from SELENE farside tracking data." Journal of Geophysical Research Planets, 117: [10.1029/2011JE003831]

    Smith, D. E., M. T. Zuber, R. Phillips, et al. S. Solomon, S. Hauck, F. G. Lemoine, E. M. Mazarico, G. A. Neumann, S. Peale, J. Margot, C. C. Johnson, M. H. Torrence, M. E. Perry, D. D. Rowlands, S. J. Goossens, J. Head, and A. Taylor. 2012. "Gravity Field and Internal Structure of Mercury from MESSENGER ." Science, 336 (6078): 214-217 [ 10.1126/science.1218809]

    Zuber, M. T., D. E. Smith, M. M. Watkins, et al. S. W. Asmar, A. S. Konopoliv, F. G. Lemoine, H. J. Melosh, R. J. Phillips, G. A. Neumann, S. C. Solomon, M. A. Wieczorek, J. G. Williams, S. J. Goossens, G. Kruizinga, E. M. Mazarico, R. S. Park, and D. Yuan. 2012. "Gravity field of the Moon from the Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL) Mission." Science, 339 (6120): 668-671 [10.1126/science.1231507]

    Fok, H. S., C. K. Shum, Y. Yi, et al. H. Araki, J. Ping, J. G. Williams, G. Fotopoulos, H. Noda, S. Goossens, Q. Huang, Y. Ishihara, K. Matsumoto, J. Oberst, and S. Sasaki. 2011. "Accuracy Assessment of Lunar Topography Models, Earth, Planets and Space." Earth Planets and Space , 63: 15-23 [ 10.5047/eps.2010.08.005]

    Ishihara, Y., T. Morota, R. Nakamura, S. Goossens, and S. Sasaki. 2011. "Anomalous Moscoviense Basin: Single Oblique Impact or Double Impact Origin?" Geophysical Research Letters, 38: L03201 [ 10.1029/2010GL045887]

    Goossens, S. J., K. Matsumoto, D. D. Rowlands, et al. F. G. Lemoine, H. Noda, and H. Araki. 2011. "Orbit determination of the SELENE satellites using multi-satellite data types and evaluation of SELENE gravity field models." J. Geodesy, 85: 487-504 [10.1007/s00190-011-0446-2]

    Goossens, S. J., K. Matsumoto, Q. Liu, et al. F. Kikuchi, K. Sato, H. Hanada, Y. Ishihara, H. Noda, N. Kawano, N. Namiki, T. Iwata, F. G. Lemoine, D. D. Rowlands, Y. Harada, and M. Chen. 2011. "Lunar gravity field determination using SELENE same-beam differential VLBI tracking data." J. Geodesy, 85 (4): 205-228 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1007/s00190-010-0430-2]

    Liu, Q., K. Matsumoto, T. Iwata, et al. N. Namiki, H. Noda, H. Hanada, Y. Ishihara, S. J. Goossens, F. Kikuchi, K. Asari, S. Tsuruta, T. Ishikawa, S. Sasaki, and T. Takano. 2011. "Effect of Phase Pattern of Antennas Onboard Flying Spin Satellites on Doppler Measurements ." IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, 47 (1): 405-419 [10.1109/TAES.2011.5705683]

    Matsumoto, K., S. J. Goossens, Y. Ishihara, et al. Q. Liu, F. Kikuchi, T. Iwata, N. Namiki, H. Noda, H. Hanada, N. Kawano, F. G. Lemoine, and D. D. Rowlands. 2010. "An improved lunar gravity field model from SELENE and historical tracking data: Revealing the farside gravity features." J. Geophys. Res.-Planets, 115: E06007 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1029/2009JE003499]

    Goossens, S. J. 2010. "Applying spectral leakage corrections to gravity field determination from satellite tracking data." Geophysical Journal International, 181 (3): 1459-1472 [10.1111/j.1365-246X.2010.04585.x]

    Araki, H., S. Tazawa, H. Noda, et al. Y. Ishihara, S. J. Goossens, S. Sasaki, N. Kawano, I. Kamiya, H. Otake, J. Oberst, and C. Shum. 2009. "Lunar global shape and polar topography derived from KAGUYA-LALT laser altimetry." Science, 323: 897-900 [doi:10.1126/science.1164146]

    Namiki, N., T. Iwata, K. Matsumoto, et al. H. Hanada, H. Noda, S. J. Goossens, M. Ogawa, N. Kawano, K. Asari, S. Tsuruta, Y. Ishihara, Q. Liu, F. Kikuchi, T. Ishikawa, S. Sasaki, and C. Aoshima. 2009. "Farside gravity field of the Moon from four-way Doppler measurements of SELENE (Kaguya)." Science, 323: 900-905 [doi:10.1126/science.1168029]

    Goossens, S. J., and K. Matsumoto. 2008. "Lunar degree 2 potential Love number determination from satellite tracking data." Geophys. Res. Lett., 35: [doi:10.1029/2007GL031960]

    Noda, H., H. Araki, S. J. Goossens, et al. Y. Ishihara, K. Matsumoto, S. Tazawa, N. Kawano, and S. Sasaki. 2008. "Illumination conditions at the lunar polar regions by KAGUYA (SELENE) laser altimeter." Geophys. Res. Lett., 35: [doi:10.1029/2008GL035692]

    Goossens, S. J., and K. Matsumoto. 2007. "Lunar satellite orbit determination analysis and quality assessment from Lunar Prospector tracking data and SELENE simulations." Adv. Sp. Res., 40: 43-50 [10.1016/j.asr.2006.12.008]

    Goossens, S. J., P. Visser, and B. Ambrosius. 2005. "A method to determine regional lunar gravity fields from earth-based satellite tracking data." Planetary and Space Science, 53: 1331-1340 [10.1016/j.pss.2005.06.009]

    Goossens, S. J., P. Visser, K. Heki, and B. Ambrosius. 2005. "Local gravity from Lunar Prospector tracking data: Results for Mare Serenitatis." Earth, Planets and Space, 57: 1127-1132 [10.1186/BF03351893]

    Non-Refereed

    Mazarico, E. M., F. G. Lemoine, S. J. Goossens, et al. T. J. Sabaka, J. B. Nicholas, D. D. Rowlands, G. A. Neumann, M. H. Torrence, D. E. Smith, and M. T. Zuber. 2013. "Improved precision orbit determination of lunar orbiters from GRAIL-derived lunar gravity models." Spaceflight Mechanics 2013 (AAS/AIAA Spaceflight Mechanics Meeting, Feb. 10-14, 2013, Kauai, Hawaii), Advances in the Astronautical Sciences 148, Part II: San Diego, California, U.S.A.: 1125-1141.

    Lemoine, F. G., S. J. Goossens, T. J. Sabaka, et al. J. B. Nicholas, E. M. Mazarico, D. D. Rowlands, B. D. Loomis, D. S. Chinn, D. Caprette, G. A. Neumann, D. E. Smith, and M. T. Zuber. 2013. "Modeling and precise orbit determination in suport of gravity model development for the GRAIL mission." Spaceflight Mechanics 2013 (AAS/AIAA Spaceflight Mechanics Meeting, Feb. 10-14, 2013, Kauai, Hawaii), Advances in the Astronautical Sciences 148, Part II: San Diego, California, U.S.A.: 1111-1123.

    Selected Public Outreach

    Mercury’s Spin and Gravity Reveals the Planet’s Inner Solid Core 4 / 2019 - 4 / 2019
    https://tinyurl.com/yybzyt8d

    A NASA press release discussing the results and implications of the Genova et al. (2019) paper on Mercury's interior structure.

    New Gravity Map Suggests Mars Has a Porous Crust 9 / 2017 - 9 / 2017
    https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2017/new-gravity-map-suggests-mars-has-a-porous-crust

    A NASA press release describing the results of the Goossens et al. (2017) paper on the crustal density of Mars.

    NASA Studies Asteroid Collisions From Millions Of Years Ago 12 / 2016 - 12 / 2016
    http://baltimore.cbslocal.com/2016/12/12/nasa-studies-asteroid-collisions-from-millions-of

    A television interview with Alex DeMetrick of the CBS affiliate WJZ, discussing the Orientale Science paper by Zuber et al. (2016).

    UMBC research analyzes close-up of massive moon crater, a remnant of early solar system 12 / 2016 - 12 / 2016
    http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/bs-hs-umbc-moon-crater-20161209-story.html

    An interview with the Baltimore Sun about the Orientale Science paper by Zuber et al. (2016).

    New Science cover story on massive Moon crater features innovative UMBC research techniques 11 / 2016 - 11 / 2016
    http://news.umbc.edu/new-science-cover-story-on-massive-moon-crater-features-innovative-um

    An interview published at the UMBC News site that highlights the Zuber et al. (2016) Science paper (with cover image) on Mare Orientale.

    Three Cool Things We’ve Learned From NASA's Mars Gravity Map 3 / 2016 - 3 / 2016
    http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2016/03/160324-mars-nasa-gravity-map-space-science/

    An article at National Geopgraphic highlighting the new Mars gravity field model that was published in the Genova et al. (2016) paper.

    Local Model Better Describes Lunar Gravity 10 / 2014 - 10 / 2014
    https://eos.org/research-spotlights/local-model-better-describes-lunar-gravity

    A research highlight in EOS, describing the Goossens et al. (2014) paper on a local model of lunar gravity at the south pole.

    Earth's pull melts layer around Moon's core 7 / 2014 - 7 / 2014
    http://www.abc.net.au/science/articles/2014/07/28/4053888.htm

    An interview with the Australian ABC news site about a possible low-viscosity zone in the deep lunar interior, published in a Nature Geoscience (Harada et al., 2014) paper.

    Brief Bio

    Sander Goossens received his PhD in 2005 from Delft University of Technology, Faculty of Aerospace Engineering in the Netherlands. From 2005-2011 he worked at the National Astronomical Observatory in Japan on the SELenological and ENgineering Explorer (SELENE) mission. He was involved in the determination of the gravity field of the Moon using the first-ever farside data, and in the determination of the topography of the Moon using laser altimeter data. In 2011 he joined the planetary geodynamics group at Goddard as a scientist with the Center for Research and Exploration in Space Science & Technology/University of Maryland Baltimore County. He has worked on the gravity field determination of the Moon using GRAIL data, of Mercury using MESSENGER data, and of Mars using MRO data.

    Selected Publications

    Refereed

    Genova, A., E. Mazarico, S. J. Goossens, et al. F. G. Lemoine, G. A. Neumann, D. E. Smith, and M. T. Zuber. 2018. "Solar System Expansion and Strong Equivalence Principle as seen by the NASA MESSENGER mission." Nature Communications 9 289 [10.1038/s41467-017-02558-1]

    Mazarico, E., G. A. Neumann, M. K. Barker, et al. S. J. Goossens, D. E. Smith, and M. T. Zuber. 2018. "Orbit determination of the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter: Status after Seven Years." Planetary and Space Science 162 2-19 [10.1016/j.pss.2017.10.004]

    Smith, D. E., M. T. Zuber, G. A. Neumann, et al. E. Mazarico, F. G. Lemoine, J. W. Head, P. G. Lucey, O. Aharonson, M. S. Robinson, X. Sun, M. H. Torrence, M. K. Barker, J. Oberst, T. C. Duxbury, D. Mao, O. S. Barnouin, K. Jha, D. D. Rowlands, S. Goossens, D. M. Hollibaugh Baker, S. Bauer, P. Gläser, M. Lemelin, M. Rosenburg, M. M. Sori, J. Whitten, and T. Mcclanahan. 2017. "Summary of the Results from the Lunar Orbiter Laser Altimeter after Seven Years in Lunar Orbit." Icarus 283 70-91 [10.1016/j.icarus.2016.06.006]

    Jansen, J., J. Andrews-Hanna, Y. Li, et al. P. Lucey, G. Taylor, S. Goossens, F. Lemoine, E. Mazarico, J. Head, C. Milbury, W. Kiefer, J. Soderblom, and M. Zuber. 2017. "Small-scale density variations in the lunar crust revealed by GRAIL." Icarus 291 107-123 [10.1016/j.icarus.2017.03.017]

    Goossens, S. J., T. J. Sabaka, A. Genova, et al. E. Mazarico, J. B. Nicholas, and G. A. Neumann. 2017. "Evidence for a Low Bulk Crustal Density for Mars from Gravity and Topography." Geophysical Research Letters 44 (15): 7686–7694 [10.1002/2017GL074172]

    Genova, A., S. Goossens, F. G. Lemoine, et al. E. Mazarico, G. A. Neumann, D. E. Smith, and M. T. Zuber. 2016. "Seasonal and static gravity field of Mars from MGS, Mars Odyssey and MRO radio science." Icarus 272 228-245 [10.1016/j.icarus.2016.02.050]

    Harada, Y., S. Goossens, K. Matsumoto, et al. J. Yan, J. Ping, H. Noda, and J. Haruyama. 2016. "The deep lunar interior with a low-viscosity zone: Revised constraints from recent geodetic parameters on the tidal response of the Moon." Icarus 276 96-101 [10.1016/j.icarus.2016.04.021]

    Zuber, M. T., D. E. Smith, G. A. Neumann, et al. S. Goossens, J. C. Andrews-Hanna, J. W. Head, W. S. Kiefer, S. W. Asmar, A. S. Konopliv, F. G. Lemoine, I. Matsuyama, H. J. Melosh, P. J. McGovern, F. Nimmo, R. J. Phillips, S. C. Solomon, G. J. Taylor, M. M. Watkins, M. A. Wieczorek, J. G. Williams, J. C. Jansen, B. C. Johnson, J. T. Keane, E. Mazarico, K. Miljkovi, R. S. Park, J. M. Soderblom, and D.-N. Yuan. 2016. "Gravity field of the Orientale basin from the Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory Mission." Science 354 (6311): 438-441 [10.1126/science.aag0519]

    Genova, A., S. J. Goossens, F. G. Lemoine, et al. E. Mazarico, S. K. Fricke, D. E. Smith, and M. T. Zuber. 2015. "Long-term variability of CO2 and O in the Mars upper atmosphere from MRO radio science data." J. Geophys. Res.-Planets 120 (5): 849-868 [10.1002/2014JE004770]

    Neumann, G. A., M. T. Zuber, M. A. Wieczorek, et al. J. W. Head, D. M. Baker, S. C. Solomon, D. E. Smith, F. G. Lemoine, E. Mazarico, T. J. Sabaka, S. J. Goossens, H. J. Melosh, R. J. Phillips, S. W. Asmar, A. S. Konopliv, J. G. Williams, M. M. Sori, J. M. Soderblom, K. Miljkovic, J. C. Andrews-Hanna, F. Nimmo, and W. S. Kiefer. 2015. "Lunar impact basins revealed by Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory measurements." Science Advances 1 (9): e1500852-e1500852 [10.1126/sciadv.1500852]

    Lemoine, F. G., S. J. Goossens, T. J. Sabaka, et al. J. B. Nicholas, E. Mazarico, D. D. Rowlands, B. D. Loomis, D. S. Chinn, G. A. Neumann, D. E. Smith, and M. T. Zuber. 2014. "GRGM900C: A degree-900 lunar gravity model from GRAIL primary and extended mission data." Geophys. Res. Lett. 41 (10): 3382-3389 [10.1002/2014GL060027]

    Goossens, S. J., T. J. Sabaka, J. B. Nicholas, et al. F. G. Lemoine, D. D. Rowlands, E. Mazarico, G. A. Neumann, D. E. Smith, and M. T. Zuber. 2014. "High-resolution local gravity model of the south pole of the Moon from GRAIL extended mission data." Geophys. Res. Lett. 41 (10): 3367-3374 [10.1002/2014GL060178]

    Williams, J. G., A. S. Konopliv, D. H. Boggs, et al. R. S. Park, D.-N. Yuan, F. G. Lemoine, S. J. Goossens, E. Mazarico, F. Nimmo, R. C. Weber, S. W. Asmar, H. J. Melosh, G. A. Neumann, R. J. Phillips, D. E. Smith, S. C. Solomon, M. M. Watkins, M. A. Wieczorek, J. C. Andrews-Hanna, J. W. Head, W. S. Kiefer, I. Matsuyama, P. J. McGovern, G. J. Taylor, and M. T. Zuber. 2014. "Lunar interior properties from the GRAIL mission." J. Geophys. Res.-Planets [10.1002/2013JE004559]

    Harada, Y., S. J. Goossens, K. Matsumoto, et al. J. Yan, J. Ping, H. Noda, and J. Haruyama. 2014. "Strong tidal heating in an ultralow-viscosity zone at the core-mantle boundary of the Moon." Nature Geoscience 7 569-572 [doi:10.1038/ngeo2211]

    Mazarico, E., A. Genova, S. J. Goossens, et al. F. G. Lemoine, G. A. Neumann, D. E. Smith, M. T. Zuber, and S. C. Solomon. 2014. "The Gravity Field, Orientation, and Ephemeris of Mercury from MESSENGER Observations after Three Years in Orbit." J. Geophysical Res.-Planets 119 2417–2436 [10.1002/2014JE004675]

    Lemoine, F. G., S. J. Goossens, T. J. Sabaka, et al. J. B. Nicholas, E. M. Mazarico, D. D. Rowlands, B. D. Loomis, D. S. Chinn, D. S. Caprette, G. A. Neumann, D. E. Smith, and M. T. Zuber. 2013. "High-degree gravity models from GRAIL primary mission data." J. Geophys. Res.-Planets 118 1676-1698 [10.1002/jgre.20118]

    Goossens, S. J., Y. Ishihara, K. Matsumoto, and S. Sasaki. 2012. "Local lunar gravity field analysis over the South Pole-Aitken basin from SELENE farside tracking data." Journal of Geophysical Research Planets 117 [10.1029/2011JE003831]

    Smith, D. E., M. T. Zuber, R. Phillips, et al. S. Solomon, S. Hauck, F. G. Lemoine, E. M. Mazarico, G. A. Neumann, S. Peale, J. Margot, C. C. Johnson, M. H. Torrence, M. E. Perry, D. D. Rowlands, S. J. Goossens, J. Head, and A. Taylor. 2012. "Gravity Field and Internal Structure of Mercury from MESSENGER ." Science 336 (6078): 214-217 [ 10.1126/science.1218809]

    Zuber, M. T., D. E. Smith, M. M. Watkins, et al. S. W. Asmar, A. S. Konopoliv, F. G. Lemoine, H. J. Melosh, R. J. Phillips, G. A. Neumann, S. C. Solomon, M. A. Wieczorek, J. G. Williams, S. J. Goossens, G. Kruizinga, E. M. Mazarico, R. S. Park, and D. Yuan. 2012. "Gravity field of the Moon from the Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL) Mission." Science 339 (6120): 668-671 [10.1126/science.1231507]

    Fok, H. S., C. K. Shum, Y. Yi, et al. H. Araki, J. Ping, J. G. Williams, G. Fotopoulos, H. Noda, S. Goossens, Q. Huang, Y. Ishihara, K. Matsumoto, J. Oberst, and S. Sasaki. 2011. "Accuracy Assessment of Lunar Topography Models, Earth, Planets and Space." Earth Planets and Space 63 15-23 [ 10.5047/eps.2010.08.005]

    Ishihara, Y., T. Morota, R. Nakamura, S. Goossens, and S. Sasaki. 2011. "Anomalous Moscoviense Basin: Single Oblique Impact or Double Impact Origin?" Geophysical Research Letters 38 L03201 [ 10.1029/2010GL045887]

    Goossens, S. J., K. Matsumoto, D. D. Rowlands, et al. F. G. Lemoine, H. Noda, and H. Araki. 2011. "Orbit determination of the SELENE satellites using multi-satellite data types and evaluation of SELENE gravity field models." J. Geodesy 85 487-504 [10.1007/s00190-011-0446-2]

    Goossens, S. J., K. Matsumoto, Q. Liu, et al. F. Kikuchi, K. Sato, H. Hanada, Y. Ishihara, H. Noda, N. Kawano, N. Namiki, T. Iwata, F. G. Lemoine, D. D. Rowlands, Y. Harada, and M. Chen. 2011. "Lunar gravity field determination using SELENE same-beam differential VLBI tracking data." J. Geodesy 85 (4): 205-228 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1007/s00190-010-0430-2]

    Liu, Q., K. Matsumoto, T. Iwata, et al. N. Namiki, H. Noda, H. Hanada, Y. Ishihara, S. J. Goossens, F. Kikuchi, K. Asari, S. Tsuruta, T. Ishikawa, S. Sasaki, and T. Takano. 2011. "Effect of Phase Pattern of Antennas Onboard Flying Spin Satellites on Doppler Measurements ." IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems 47 (1): 405-419 [10.1109/TAES.2011.5705683]

    Matsumoto, K., S. J. Goossens, Y. Ishihara, et al. Q. Liu, F. Kikuchi, T. Iwata, N. Namiki, H. Noda, H. Hanada, N. Kawano, F. G. Lemoine, and D. D. Rowlands. 2010. "An improved lunar gravity field model from SELENE and historical tracking data: Revealing the farside gravity features." J. Geophys. Res.-Planets 115 E06007 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1029/2009JE003499]

    Goossens, S. J. 2010. "Applying spectral leakage corrections to gravity field determination from satellite tracking data." Geophysical Journal International 181 (3): 1459-1472 [10.1111/j.1365-246X.2010.04585.x]

    Araki, H., S. Tazawa, H. Noda, et al. Y. Ishihara, S. J. Goossens, S. Sasaki, N. Kawano, I. Kamiya, H. Otake, J. Oberst, and C. Shum. 2009. "Lunar global shape and polar topography derived from KAGUYA-LALT laser altimetry." Science 323 897-900 [doi:10.1126/science.1164146]

    Namiki, N., T. Iwata, K. Matsumoto, et al. H. Hanada, H. Noda, S. J. Goossens, M. Ogawa, N. Kawano, K. Asari, S. Tsuruta, Y. Ishihara, Q. Liu, F. Kikuchi, T. Ishikawa, S. Sasaki, and C. Aoshima. 2009. "Farside gravity field of the Moon from four-way Doppler measurements of SELENE (Kaguya)." Science 323 900-905 [doi:10.1126/science.1168029]

    Goossens, S. J., and K. Matsumoto. 2008. "Lunar degree 2 potential Love number determination from satellite tracking data." Geophys. Res. Lett. 35 [doi:10.1029/2007GL031960]

    Noda, H., H. Araki, S. J. Goossens, et al. Y. Ishihara, K. Matsumoto, S. Tazawa, N. Kawano, and S. Sasaki. 2008. "Illumination conditions at the lunar polar regions by KAGUYA (SELENE) laser altimeter." Geophys. Res. Lett. 35 [doi:10.1029/2008GL035692]

    Goossens, S. J., and K. Matsumoto. 2007. "Lunar satellite orbit determination analysis and quality assessment from Lunar Prospector tracking data and SELENE simulations." Adv. Sp. Res. 40 43-50 [10.1016/j.asr.2006.12.008]

    Goossens, S. J., P. Visser, and B. Ambrosius. 2005. "A method to determine regional lunar gravity fields from earth-based satellite tracking data." Planetary and Space Science 53 1331-1340 [10.1016/j.pss.2005.06.009]

    Goossens, S. J., P. Visser, K. Heki, and B. Ambrosius. 2005. "Local gravity from Lunar Prospector tracking data: Results for Mare Serenitatis." Earth, Planets and Space 57 1127-1132 [10.1186/BF03351893]

    Non-Refereed

    Mazarico, E. M., F. G. Lemoine, S. J. Goossens, et al. T. J. Sabaka, J. B. Nicholas, D. D. Rowlands, G. A. Neumann, M. H. Torrence, D. E. Smith, and M. T. Zuber. 2013. "Improved precision orbit determination of lunar orbiters from GRAIL-derived lunar gravity models." Spaceflight Mechanics 2013 (AAS/AIAA Spaceflight Mechanics Meeting, Feb. 10-14, 2013, Kauai, Hawaii), Advances in the Astronautical Sciences 148, Part II 1125-1141

    Lemoine, F. G., S. J. Goossens, T. J. Sabaka, et al. J. B. Nicholas, E. M. Mazarico, D. D. Rowlands, B. D. Loomis, D. S. Chinn, D. Caprette, G. A. Neumann, D. E. Smith, and M. T. Zuber. 2013. "Modeling and precise orbit determination in suport of gravity model development for the GRAIL mission." Spaceflight Mechanics 2013 (AAS/AIAA Spaceflight Mechanics Meeting, Feb. 10-14, 2013, Kauai, Hawaii), Advances in the Astronautical Sciences 148, Part II 1111-1123

                                                                                                                                                                                            
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