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

Posted by A.J.S. Rayl on 2008/11/30 11:00 CST

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

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

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/11/30 10:36 CST

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

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Dawn Journal: Aiming away from a bull's eye at Mars

Posted by Marc Rayman on 2008/11/30 10:12 CST

Dawn Journal: Aiming away from a bull's eye at Mars

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Bulgaria in Space

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/11/29 03:02 CST

Bulgaria in Space

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Carnival of Space #81

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/11/29 02:38 CST

Carnival of Space #81

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

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/11/27 02:27 CST

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

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The Antarctic search for meteorites: introduction

Posted by ANSMET team on 2008/11/25 01:10 CST

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

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What are those bright things in the sky right now?

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/11/25 07:58 CST

What are those bright things in the sky right now?

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Carnival of Space #80

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/11/25 07:57 CST

Carnival of Space #80

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

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/11/24 04:43 CST

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

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

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/11/21 01:09 CST

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.

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Random items

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/11/20 05:45 CST

Random items

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A correction on the number of Chandrayaan-1 probe pictures

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/11/19 10:53 CST

A correction on the number of Chandrayaan-1 probe pictures

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Name the rover!

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/11/18 02:00 CST

Name the rover!

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Kaguya now in its extended mission

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/11/18 09:56 CST

Kaguya now in its extended mission

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

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/11/17 01:11 CST

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

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Pictures from the Chandrayaan-1 Moon Impact Probe

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/11/15 11:23 CST

Pictures from the Chandrayaan-1 Moon Impact Probe

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Press conference on the Roadmap to Space

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/11/14 02:30 CST

Press conference on the Roadmap to Space

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Chandrayaan-1 probe impact successful

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/11/14 09:26 CST

Chandrayaan-1 probe impact successful

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Spirit's still there

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/11/13 05:14 CST

I am greatly relieved to report that Spirit did talk to Earth as ordered today, indicating that the rover's power situation did not get so bad that a "low power fault" was triggered. The rover's still following instructions, and is still with us, though the power situation is still critical.

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