Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/10/31 01:26 CDT
Another day, another drive: on sols 1,693 and 1,695 the Opportunity rover conducted two more lengthy drives to the south, totaling almost 200 meters. On the other side of the planet, Spirit is FINALLY in motion again.
Posted by A.J.S. Rayl on 2008/10/31 12:00 CDT
Spring is still off a ways on the horizon in the Red Planet's southern hemisphere, but the solar-powered Mars Exploration Rovers seemed to shake off their third Martian winter this month, as they roved into new phases and looked to new destinations on their overland expeditions of Gusev Crater and Meridiani Planum. In the process, Spirit and Opportunity both chalked up notable achievements in October, adding to their already long list of accomplishments accrued as the world's first long-lived roving robot field geologists.
Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/10/30 05:37 CDT
Early science results from MESSENGER's second Mercury flyby
Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/10/30 09:00 CDT
When MESSENGER flew past Mercury for a second time on October 6, 2008, its cameras snapped photos of an impressive 30 percent of the planet's surface that had never previously been seen by spacecraft.
Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/10/29 06:00 CDT
Phoenix update: Entry into and exit from safe mode, no science for a few days' recharging
Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/10/29 02:28 CDT
Chandrayaan-1 update: Still in Earth orbit, closer to the Moon
Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/10/28 06:27 CDT
Schedule notes for tomorrow: Constellation and MESSENGER
Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/10/28 05:33 CDT
The beginning of the end for Phoenix: No more robotic arm operations
Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/10/28 01:10 CDT
Victoria crater, the site of a Mars year's worth of study, is now far over the horizon, as Opportunity has lately completed a series of very long drives. Opportunity is once again sailing the sand seas of Meridiani Planum.
Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/10/21 07:53 CDT
LIFTOFF of Chandrayaan-1! India is on its way to the Moon!
Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/10/20 04:03 CDT
Watch the Chandrayaan-1 launch live on the Internet!