Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/10/26 03:01 CDT
Today was the press briefing that previewed the upcoming Deep Impact flyby of Hartley 2.
Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/10/25 11:18 CDT
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.
Posted by Susan Lendroth on 2010/10/24 10:41 CDT
Day Two of the USA Science & Engineering Festival, and it started with a game of "dodge the marathoners."
Posted by Susan Lendroth on 2010/10/22 06:51 CDT
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.
Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/10/22 01:33 CDT
Curiosity Cam: Watch Men and Women in White build a Mars rover live!
Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/10/21 06:03 CDT
LCROSS finds lots of water in accessible places at the Moon's south pole -- but we'll have to tread carefully
Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/10/21 11:30 CDT
Hey Federal employees! Send your CFC funds to the Planetary Society
Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/10/20 02:02 CDT
A Rhea flyby and a cloudy Titan with Tethys in color
Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/10/19 06:51 CDT
Meeting the President and a Few Other Amazing People
Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/10/15 03:45 CDT
Voyager Mission Status Bulletins: The Voyager 2 Uranus flyby
Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/10/14 07:02 CDT
Waaaay back when Spirit and Opportunity landed on Mars in January 2004, the Planetary Society helped the public participate in the missions with a number of projects, including one where we printed "secret codes" around the edges of the two names-bearing DVDs that were bolted to the Mars Exploration Rover landers.
Posted by Louis D. Friedman on 2010/10/14 01:07 CDT
Update from the First Moscow Solar System Symposium
Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/10/13 05:07 CDT
This news is a little old but worth mentioning: On September 9, the Japanese solar sail mission, IKAROS, won a Web award in Japan for their work to publicize the mission via Twitter.