• December 31, 2010
This week is the end for Kodachrome film. It's a casualty of the digital revolution.
• November 24, 2010
I'm surprised no one's emailed me demanding the last batch of Voyager mission status bulletins! Well, here they are.
• November 02, 2010
A brief musing on the public opinion of the shuttle when it was first unveiled, and now, as it's about to be retired.
• September 24, 2010
Last week I posted a stack of Voyager Mission Status Bulletins, which were once the main resource for space enthusiasts to follow the dramatic events and photos of an in-flight space mission.
• July 02, 2010
To see the bigger picture, it can help to step back a bit from your current position. Sometimes you need to consider the past to inform your vision for the future.
• June 16, 2010
When I wrote a post about Jupiter's missing South Equatorial Belt in May, I had three main questions: how long did it take for the belt to go away, has this happened before, and how can a planet as big as Jupiter change its appearance so quickly?
• May 14, 2010
Pam Chadbourne, one of the many engineers who made the Magellan Radar Mapper mission possible, sent this note out to Magellan team members this morning, and graciously permitted me to post it here.
• May 06, 2010
Universe Today has recently completed a fantastic, thought-provoking series on the near-disaster of the Apollo 13 mission, which unfolded forty years ago last month.
• April 28, 2010
Either Spirit is the longest-lived landed Mars mission ever, or she is not. We won't know for certain unless we manage to observe a radio signal from her.
• April 23, 2010
Tomorrow is the 20th anniversary of the launch of the Hubble Space Telescope. It's hard to believe it's been going strong for so many years.
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