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.
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
Posted by Marc Rayman on 2008/11/30 10:12 CST
Dawn Journal: Aiming away from a bull's eye at Mars
Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/11/27 02:27 CST
More science data from Chandrayaan-1, and some thermal issues on the spacecraft
Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/11/25 07:58 CST
What are those bright things in the sky right now?
Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/11/24 04:43 CST
Enjoy your 10 minutes of fame by contributing to 365 Days of Astronomy
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.
Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/11/19 10:53 CST
A correction on the number of Chandrayaan-1 probe pictures
Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/11/17 01:11 CST
Chandrayaan-1 Terrain Mapping Camera images and movie from science orbit
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.