Posted by A.J.S. Rayl on 2010/10/31 12:00 CDT
For the Mars Exploration Rovers, October was a lot like September, which was a lot like August: Spirit continued hibernating at Gusev Crater or so it appears since the rover didn't phone home; and Opportunity picked up the pace to Endeavour Crater again, setting new driving records and marking more milestones along the way.
Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/10/28 12:19 CDT
In which I report on w00tstock and wonder how to get nerds more excited about real space exploration
Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/10/27 12:13 CDT
Timeline for the Phobos Sample Return Mission (Phobos Grunt)
Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/10/26 10:18 CDT
Holy cow, is it really the 175th Carnival of Space already?
Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/10/26 03:01 CDT
A couple of tidbits from today's Deep Impact preview briefing
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