Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/12/20 01:27 CST
Akatsuki update: more detail on first failure report
Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/12/20 11:07 CST
Door 20 in the 2010 advent calendar (special news update)
Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/12/20 10:55 CST
Lunar eclipse tonight, mid-eclipse at 08:17 Dec 21 UT
Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/12/17 10:44 CST
Updates on Hayabusa and Akatsuki: second chamber opened, possible engine nozzle breakage
Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/12/15 02:40 CST
Today Opportunity has driven to within 20 meters of Santa Maria crater, and the blocks around it are really, really cool-looking. This one is a dead ringer for the severed tail of an alligator.
Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/12/14 01:18 CST
Opportunity is on a kilometers-long eastward road trip across Meridiani Planum toward the rim of a large ancient crater named Endeavour; it'll be many months yet before she gets there.
Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/12/11 02:35 CST
Time to open the eleventh door in the advent calendar. Until the New Year, I'll be opening a door onto a different landscape from somewhere in the solar system. Where in the solar system are these sinuous ridges?