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Last Door in the Planetary Society Advent Calendar: Earth, again

Emily Lakdawalla • January 01, 2010

I know I already posted Earth once before. But I could not resist winding up the calendar with this view of a new Earth, for the new year.

Rosetta Earth swingby successful

Emily Lakdawalla • November 13, 2009

Rosetta appears to have operated flawlessly as it streaked past Earth for its flyby early this morning. Here are a few more gems from the flyby.

Crescent Earth

Emily Lakdawalla • November 12, 2009

Just hours away from its Earth flyby, Rosetta is busily snapping images and gathering other science data.

Rosetta is homing in on Earth

Emily Lakdawalla • November 10, 2009

Heads up! ESA's Rosetta spacecraft is approaching for its last flyby of Earth, on Friday, November 13.

Here comes Rosetta!

Emily Lakdawalla • October 16, 2009

Heads up! ESA's Rosetta comet-chasing mission is going to buzz by Earth again in less than a month.

Exciting Times Ahead: 2010 Will Sizzle, and 2011 Will Really Cook!

Alan Stern • May 18, 2009

Today, I'm kicking the week off with a look at the unusually intense confluence of far flung planetary exploration that's just around the corner, starting the middle of next year.

Rosetta Was Here

Emily Lakdawalla • February 25, 2007

This amazing view was captured by the CIVA camera on Rosetta's Philae lander just four minutes before its closest approach to Mars on February 25, 2007. The spacecraft was only 1,000 kilometers above the planet.

New Horizons is targeting Jupiter!

Emily Lakdawalla • January 10, 2007

New Horizons' Jupiter encounter is officially underway!

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