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What's up in planetary missions in 2014

Emily Lakdawalla • December 31, 2013 • 4

With the New Year upon us, what can we look forward to in 2014? For me, the main event of 2014 is that ESA's Rosetta mission finally -- finally! -- catches up to the comet it has been chasing for a decade. We will lose LADEE, gain two Mars orbiters, and launch Hayabusa2. The year begins with an amazing 24 spacecraft exploring or cruising toward various planetary destinations.

Noachian, Hesperian, and Amazonian, oh my! --Mars' Geologic Time Scale

Emily Lakdawalla • October 25, 2013 • 4

The Martian Geologic Time Scale is a lot more complicated than the Moon's.

An Ongoing Odyssey

Bill Dunford • October 07, 2013 • 2

Twelve years on, Mars Odyssey just keeps sending great images.

Ice Cap to Ice Cap with Mars Odyssey

Bill Dunford • April 02, 2013 • 2

Explore the mysterious Martian landscape with the workhorse of the Solar System, Mars Odyssey.

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