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Dawn Journal: Faraway Viewing Through the Mind's Eye

Posted by Marc Rayman on 2013/01/02 04:38 CST

As Dawn treks onward to Ceres, its path will cross within a few degrees of the moon as seen from Earth on Jan. 21–22.

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Planetary Society Weekly Hangout, Thu Jan 3 1200PT/2000UT: Jim Bell

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2013/01/02 12:32 CST | 3 comments

Join Emily Lakdawalla and Casey Dreier for a chat with Jim Bell, a scientist who wears many hats. He's the team lead for the Pancam color cameras on the Spirit and Opportunity rovers; he's a member of the Curiosity science team; and he's the esteemed President of the Planetary Society's Board of Directors. We'll talk about the great science being done by both Curiosity and Opportunity, and about what's in store for the future.

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Sequestration Averted for Now

Posted by Casey Dreier on 2013/01/02 12:28 CST

The fiscal cliff deal delays implementation of the across-the-board cuts known as the sequester for two months.

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Who is the photographer behind Mars rover photos? Answer from Jim Bell

Posted by Jim Bell on 2013/01/02 11:40 CST | 1 comments

Another Mars imaging scientist answers the question: who is the "photographer" behind images returned from Mars?

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