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Great news for asteroid surveys from WISE and Arecibo

Emily Lakdawalla • October 04, 2010

Great news for asteroid surveys from WISE and Arecibo

USA Science & Engineering Festival in Washington, D.C.

Charlene Anderson • October 04, 2010

USA Science & Engineering Festival in Washington, D.C.

The 4th MSL Landing Site Workshop: Day 3 - Final Discussion

Ryan Anderson • October 03, 2010

We wrapped up the landing site workshop on Wednesday afternoon by revisiting each of the four sites and discussing them in turn. Unfortunately, the way that we did this was very disappointing, and made for a frustrating afternoon.

First view of Piton volcano, Reunion Island

Rosaly Lopes • October 03, 2010

There are about 60 volcanologists here at the meeting and we are wondering if the volcano is going to erupt and, if it does, what we will be able to see.

Expedition to Piton volcano, Reunion Island

Rosaly Lopes • October 02, 2010

It so happens that there is a Calderas Workshop going on the same week as DPS and I was invited to talk about planetary calderas. I chose several on Venus, Mars and Io to focus on.

Fourth MSL Landing Site Workshop: Day 3: Final discussion

Emily Lakdawalla • October 02, 2010

Fourth MSL Landing Site Workshop: Day 3: Final discussion

Pretty picture: High-res color view of Prometheus and the F ring

Emily Lakdawalla • October 01, 2010

Pretty picture: High-res color view of Prometheus and the F ring

The 4th MSL Landing Site Workshop: Day 3 - Engineering and Safety

Ryan Anderson • October 01, 2010

With the details of all four landing sites on the table, we started day 3 of the meeting by hearing from the engineers and several scientists about the properties of the ellipses, the risks for landing and the capabilities of the landing system.

Division of Planetary Sciences meeting next week; Career Panel Sunday

Emily Lakdawalla • October 01, 2010

Division of Planetary Sciences meeting next week; Career Panel Sunday

Fourth MSL Landing Site Workshop: Day 3: Engineering constraints

Emily Lakdawalla • October 01, 2010

Fourth MSL Landing Site Workshop: Day 3: Engineering constraints

Lou Friedman congratulates China

Emily Lakdawalla • October 01, 2010

Lou Friedman congratulates China

LightSail Update: The International Solar Sailing Symposium

Louis D. Friedman • October 01, 2010

Japan's IKAROS team stole the show at the International Solar Sailing Symposium in New York City, where they announced that their spacecraft had achieved controlled solar sail flight.

Chang'E 2 launches to the Moon

Emily Lakdawalla • October 01, 2010

Chang'E 2 launches to the Moon

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