I’m Kevin M. Cannon:
Planetary Scientist

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Projects & Writing

Lunar Mining & Landing Sites

A variety of resources and tools, including "Ice Prospecting: Your Guide to Getting Rich on the Moon"

Planetary Simulant Database

I created and maintain the Planetary Simulant Database, a free resource with data on historic and current regolith simulants

Eat Like a Martian

I’m exploring how to feed a large population on Mars, and created this project to show how to "Eat like a Martian" on Earth

P Furiosus

I write a quarterly newsletter called P Furiosus, highlighting new ideas in planetary and space science



What I’ve Published Lately | Google Scholar profile

2020. Cannon, K. M., A. N. Deutsch, J. W. Head III, and D. T. Britt
Stratigraphy of ice and ejecta deposits at the lunar poles
Geophysical Research Letters, under revision.

2020. Cannon, K. M., and D. T. Britt
Accessibility dataset for large permanent cold traps at the lunar poles
Earth and Space Science, accepted.

2020. Cannon, K. M., and D. T. Britt
A Geologic Model for Lunar Ice Deposits at Mining Scales
Icarus, 347, 113778.

2019. Lo, Y. H., C.-T. Liao, J. Zhou, A. Rana, C. S. Bevis, G. Gui, B. Enders, K. M. Cannon, Y.-S. Yu, R. Celestre, K. Nowrouzi, D. Shapiro, H. Kapteyn, R. Falcone, C. Bennett, M. Murnane, and J. Miao
Multimodal x-ray and electron microscopy of the Allende meteorite
Science Advances, 5, eaax3009.

2019. Liao, C.-T., Y. H. Lo, J. Zhou, A. Rana, C. S. Bevis, G. Gui, B. Enders, K. Cannon, D. Shapiro, C. Bennett, H. Kapteyn, R. Falcone, J. Miao, and M. Murnane
SQUARREL: Scattering Quotient Analysis to Retrieve the Ratio of Elements in X-ray Ptychography
Microscopy and Microanalysis, 25 (Suppl 2), 112.

Contact Info

Feel free to contact me about my work, potential speaking appearances, or possible collaborations.
Email: cannon@mines.edu
Cell: (+1) 401-340-6608