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Days of Downs and Ups

Posted by Mat Kaplan on 2010/11/04 10:47 CDT

Discovery has suffered an electrical problem related to one of the main engines. Thanks to delays related to that, and to weather concerns, the launch was scrubbed until Friday at 3:04pm.

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Hartley 2's jets

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/11/04 04:44 CDT

Hartley 2's jets

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Animation of the five closest-approach Hartley 2 images

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/11/04 11:24 CDT

Animation of the five closest-approach Hartley 2 images

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Five close-approach images of Hartley 2 by Deep Impact, with commentary

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/11/04 10:58 CDT

Five close-approach images of Hartley 2 by Deep Impact, with commentary

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Close approach images of Hartley 2!

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/11/04 10:24 CDT

Close approach images of Hartley 2!

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Deep Impact successfully passed closest approach, signal reaquired, data downlinking

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/11/04 09:16 CDT

Deep Impact successfully passed closest approach, signal reaquired, data downlinking

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Deep Impact's encounter with Hartley 2 is beginning; flyby in 17 hours

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/11/03 03:39 CDT

Deep Impact's encounter with Hartley 2 is beginning; flyby in 17 hours

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Dawn Journal: Approaching Conjunction

Posted by Marc Rayman on 2010/11/03 03:12 CDT

Continuing its journey to collect treats in the main asteroid belt, Dawn is making excellent progress toward its July 2011 rendezvous with protoplanet Vesta.

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Carnival of Space #176 and Lou's View

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/11/03 03:02 CDT

Carnival of Space #176 and Lou's View

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Discovery Launch at T-22 Hours: A Study in Contrasts and Enthusiasm

Posted by Mat Kaplan on 2010/11/02 07:51 CDT

Mat Kaplan is at the Kennedy Space Center, 22 hours before shuttle Discovery is due to launch. Parts of the KSC are old and uncared for, while others are at the bleeding edge of space-flight technology.

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Space Shuttle: Not Designed by Hollywood

Posted by Mat Kaplan on 2010/11/02 01:42 CDT

A brief musing on the public opinion of the shuttle when it was first unveiled, and now, as it's about to be retired.

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Deep Impact movies of outbursts from Hartley 2

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/11/01 10:38 CDT

Deep Impact movies of outbursts from Hartley 2

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There is something about the space shuttle...

Posted by Mat Kaplan on 2010/11/01 06:48 CDT

Mat Kaplan relays his experiences and thoughts as he makes his way to the Kennedy Space Center to witness the launch of the shuttle Discovery.

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Rover news; Earth-size exoplanets; Future of Russian space

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/11/01 03:50 CDT

Rover news; Earth-size exoplanets; Future of Russian space

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Three days until Deep Impact's encounter with Hartley 2

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/11/01 01:27 CDT

Three days until Deep Impact's encounter with Hartley 2

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Mars Exploration Rovers Update: Spirit Remains Silent, Opportunity Pushes on to Endeavour

Posted by A.J.S. Rayl on 2010/10/31 12:00 CDT

For the Mars Exploration Rovers, October was a lot like September, which was a lot like August: Spirit continued hibernating at Gusev Crater or so it appears since the rover didn't phone home; and Opportunity picked up the pace to Endeavour Crater again, setting new driving records and marking more milestones along the way.

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Arecibo images show Hartley 2 is elongated

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/10/29 11:33 CDT

Comet Hartley 2, the target for Deep Impact's close flyby (now just six days away!) made its closest approach to Earth on October 20, at a distance of 17.7 million kilometers.

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Pretty picture: Three moons of Saturn

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/10/29 12:08 CDT

Pretty picture: Three moons of Saturn

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In which I report on w00tstock and wonder how to get nerds more excited about real space exploration

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/10/28 12:19 CDT

In which I report on w00tstock and wonder how to get nerds more excited about real space exploration

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What's up in the solar system in November 2010

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/10/27 02:37 CDT

What's up in the solar system in November 2010

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