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Mars Exploration Rovers Update: Spirit Recuperates from Dust Storm, Opportunity Hits on Santorini

A.J.S. Rayl • November 30, 2008

The Mars Exploration Rovers are nearing the end of their fifth year of exploring the Red Planet in dramatically different ways.

Attention: South American and southern African observers needed for observations of a stellar occultation by Varuna

Emily Lakdawalla • November 30, 2008

Attention: South American and southern African observers needed for observations of a stellar occultation by Varuna

Dawn Journal: Aiming Away From a Bull's Eye at Mars

Marc Rayman • November 30, 2008

The Dawn spacecraft is healthy and on course for its flyby of Mars early next year. The planet's gravity will help boost the probe on its way to rendezvous with Vesta.

Bulgaria in Space

Emily Lakdawalla • November 29, 2008

Bulgaria in Space

Carnival of Space #81

Emily Lakdawalla • November 29, 2008

Carnival of Space #81

More science data from Chandrayaan-1, and some thermal issues on the spacecraft

Emily Lakdawalla • November 27, 2008

More science data from Chandrayaan-1, and some thermal issues on the spacecraft

The Antarctic search for meteorites: introduction

ANSMET team • November 25, 2008

ANSMET will post blog entires on their research during their 33rd field season.

What are those bright things in the sky right now?

Emily Lakdawalla • November 25, 2008

What are those bright things in the sky right now?

Carnival of Space #80

Emily Lakdawalla • November 25, 2008

Carnival of Space #80

Enjoy your 10 minutes of fame by contributing to 365 Days of Astronomy

Emily Lakdawalla • November 24, 2008

Enjoy your 10 minutes of fame by contributing to 365 Days of Astronomy

Sample Return Cache on MSL Canceled!

Ryan Anderson • November 23, 2008

I just heard, via this article at Universe Today, that the sample cache on MSL has been canceled.

Solar conjunction: Holidays for Mars missions, and an Opportunity update

Emily Lakdawalla • November 21, 2008

The period of Mars solar conjunction has just begun, which means that a host of scientists and engineers whose day jobs entail interaction with the five active Mars spacecraft are getting a five-week break from the daily grind of operations.

MSL Landing Sites Narrowed to Four

Ryan Anderson • November 20, 2008

I've known about this for a little while but it was finally made public: The list of MSL landing sites had now been trimmed to four.

Random items

Emily Lakdawalla • November 20, 2008

Random items

A correction on the number of Chandrayaan-1 probe pictures

Emily Lakdawalla • November 19, 2008

A correction on the number of Chandrayaan-1 probe pictures

Name the rover!

Emily Lakdawalla • November 18, 2008

Name the rover!

Kaguya now in its extended mission

Emily Lakdawalla • November 18, 2008

Kaguya now in its extended mission

Chandrayaan-1 Terrain Mapping Camera images and movie from science orbit

Emily Lakdawalla • November 17, 2008

Chandrayaan-1 Terrain Mapping Camera images and movie from science orbit

Pictures from the Chandrayaan-1 Moon Impact Probe

Emily Lakdawalla • November 15, 2008

Pictures from the Chandrayaan-1 Moon Impact Probe

Press conference on the Roadmap to Space

Emily Lakdawalla • November 14, 2008

Press conference on the Roadmap to Space

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