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USGS/GSA Shoemaker Astrogeology Facility and Campus Master Plan

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Status: Complete

Compatible with its majestic landscape at the base of Mount Eldon, the new facility for the U. S. Astrogeological division initiates a campus redevelopment plan that includes replacement structures and vehicular circulation improvements. The 27,000 sf facility houses scientists working on space program development and instrumentation, including the Mars Rover project. Sustainable design includes energy efficient systems, passive and active solar radiation techniques to reduce energy consumption and overall life cycle costs, durable and economical exterior materials, and interior materials indigenous to the region, with recycled content, and contributing to indoor air quality.