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Timeline for the Phobos Sample Return Mission (Phobos Grunt)

Louis D. Friedman • October 27, 2010

In mid-October, I attended the First Moscow Solar System Symposium. Its focus was mostly on Phobos science and plans for next year's launch of the Phobos Sample Return Mission (also known as Phobos-Grunt), on which The Planetary Society will be flying the Living Interplanetary Flight Experiment.

An update to the Cassini Tour Page

Emily Lakdawalla • October 27, 2010

Where's the Cassini Saturn orbiter going to be in the next week -- or hundred weeks? It's all already planned out.

Holy cow, is it really the 175th Carnival of Space already?

Emily Lakdawalla • October 26, 2010

175th Carnival of Space!? That means the Carnival of Space has been going on for nearly 4 years. Or just about 2 Mars years. Pretty amazing.

A couple of tidbits from today's Deep Impact preview briefing

Emily Lakdawalla • October 26, 2010

Today was the press briefing that previewed the upcoming Deep Impact flyby of Hartley 2.

DPS 2010: Pluto and Charon opposition surges, Nix and Hydra masses, Pluto and Eris compositions

Emily Lakdawalla • October 25, 2010

An awful lot of the talks in the Pluto session on Tuesday morning, October 5, at the Division of Planetary Sciences meeting spent more time focusing on how bad weather conditions were during the astronomers' attempts to view Pluto as it occulted background stars than they did on any measurements or science that came out from the data.

A Marathon Day Two at the USA Science & Engineering Festival

Susan Lendroth • October 24, 2010

Day Two of the USA Science & Engineering Festival, and it started with a game of "dodge the marathoners."

Lightsail 1 Lands on National Mall

Susan Lendroth • October 23, 2010

The Planetary Society showcased our solar sail mission, Lightsail 1, at day one of the USA Science & Engineering Festival on Washington DC's National Mall.

Getting ready for the USA Science & Engineering Festival

Susan Lendroth • October 22, 2010

The Planetary Society booth is ready to go for the USA Science & Engineering Festival being held this weekend on the National Mall in Washington DC.

Curiosity Cam: Watch Men and Women in White build a Mars rover live!

Emily Lakdawalla • October 22, 2010

Curiosity Cam: Watch Men and Women in White build a Mars rover live!

Tyler Nordgren's awesome "Planetary Park" posters

Emily Lakdawalla • October 22, 2010

Tyler Nordgren's awesome "Planetary Park" posters

LCROSS finds lots of water in accessible places at the Moon's south pole -- but we'll have to tread carefully

Emily Lakdawalla • October 21, 2010

LCROSS finds lots of water in accessible places at the Moon's south pole -- but we'll have to tread carefully

DPS 2010: Triton's craters, a friendly dispute

Emily Lakdawalla • October 21, 2010

DPS 2010: Triton's craters, a friendly dispute

Hey Federal employees! Send your CFC funds to the Planetary Society

Emily Lakdawalla • October 21, 2010

Hey Federal employees! Send your CFC funds to the Planetary Society

A Rhea flyby and a cloudy Titan with Tethys in color

Emily Lakdawalla • October 20, 2010

A Rhea flyby and a cloudy Titan with Tethys in color

Meeting the President and a Few Other Amazing People

Emily Lakdawalla • October 19, 2010

Meeting the President and a Few Other Amazing People

365 Days of Astronomy to Continue in 2011!

Emily Lakdawalla • October 19, 2010

365 Days of Astronomy to Continue in 2011!

Every-other-line truncation of Cassini images

Emily Lakdawalla • October 19, 2010

Every-other-line truncation of Cassini images

Deep Impact Hartley 2 encounter timeline

Emily Lakdawalla • October 18, 2010

Deep Impact Hartley 2 encounter timeline

Voyager Mission Status Bulletins: The Voyager 2 Uranus flyby

Emily Lakdawalla • October 15, 2010

Voyager Mission Status Bulletins: The Voyager 2 Uranus flyby

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