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NSRC: Engaging the Interested Public

Emily Lakdawalla • February 19, 2010

I gave a presentation this morning to the Next-generation Suborbital Researchers Conference (NSRC) on "Social Networking Planetary Science."

Recording of today's UStream chat with Bill Nye and Lou Friedman available

Emily Lakdawalla • February 18, 2010

As I mentioned on Tuesday, we organized a UStream chat today where Bill Nye and Lou Friedman discussed the proposed NASA budget.

Four hundred and fourteen years since Galileo

Emily Lakdawalla • December 07, 2009

Galileo, the scientist, discovered the Galilean satellites of Jupiter four hundred years ago next month, while Galileo, the mission, arrived at Jupiter to study those moons in situ fourteen years ago Sunday.

If Earth had rings

Emily Lakdawalla • December 03, 2009

I am the very last space blogger in the universe to post about this video, but that doesn't make it any less cool.

Near Earth Objects and Planetary Defense

Emily Lakdawalla • November 26, 2009

Could a space rock hit Earth and cause widespread devastation? What could we do if we found an asteroid or comet on a collision course with Earth?

Space Imaging II: Getting Started with MER and Cassini Raw Images now available for download

Emily Lakdawalla • November 19, 2009

I probably crammed too much into today's class: an hour-and-a-half whirlwind tour through the cameras on the rovers and Cassini, how to access their raw images on the Internet, and some basic processing that you can do with each of them.

LightSail Featured on NPR's Science Friday

Susan Lendroth • November 12, 2009

Our Executive Director Lou Friedman joins host Ira Flatow on NPR's Science Friday -- November 13 -- for a live chat about The Planetary Society's exciting new solar sail project.

Space Image Processing Classes are Go!

Emily Lakdawalla • November 06, 2009

I got a huge response from readers interested in me conducting some online classes on space image data -- how to access and process it.

365 Days of Astronomy Podcast: Five Years of Living Vicariously on Mars

Emily Lakdawalla • January 24, 2009

Next in The Planetary Society's 365 Days of Astronomy doubleheader is Planetary Society President Jim Bell, whose show, airing today, is on "Five Years of Living Vicariously on Mars."

Mars Methane Movie

Ryan Anderson • January 20, 2009

NASA has put together a nice movie of Dr. Mike Mumma summarizing his discovery of methane on Mars.

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