Reviews of two modular toys: Modular Robotics Cubelets and Sifteo Cubes
Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2011/11/30 01:13 CST
Reviews of space-themed books & products for young children
Posted by A.J.S. Rayl on 2011/11/30 10:24 CST
Opportunity roved toward the end of its eighth year of exploration on the Red Planet and chalking up yet another "exciting" textbook discovery for the Mars mission.
Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2011/11/28 05:06 CST
I was inspired by my recent trip to Goldstone to put together this poster showing all three of the great 70-meter dishes of the Deep Space Network. There's one at each of the three complexes, at Goldstone, at Robledo (near Madrid, Spain), and at Tidbinbilla (near Canberra, Australia).
Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2011/11/28 03:07 CST
Maybe it's because I was a kid during the Cold War; I always assume that information about anything nuclear only comes out on that "need-to-know basis."
Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2011/11/23 11:29 CST
Brief contact made with Phobos-Grunt after two weeks of silence
Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2011/11/21 06:51 CST
Curiosity in context: Not exactly "Viking on wheels," but close
A few updates on the Space Launch System, NASA's next-generation deep exploration vehicle.
Posted by Charlene Anderson on 2011/11/18 05:04 CST
NASA's Budget for 2012 Is Set--Worry About 2013 Budget Begins
Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2011/11/18 12:59 CST
Book Review: Atlas of the Galilean Satellites, by Paul Schenk
Posted by Ray Sanders on 2011/11/18 10:34 CST
Guest Post: Ray Sanders: What's Up in the Winter Sky
Is Europa's ice thin or thick? At chaos terrain, it's both!
Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2011/11/16 02:58 CST
Our friendly neighborhood asteroid, 2005 YU55 (an animation)
Posted by Charlene Anderson on 2011/11/15 04:03 CST
NASA On Verge of Getting a Budget -- Congress Will Vote This Week
Posted by Charlene Anderson on 2011/11/15 11:58 CST
Planetary Society statement entered into testimony for House hearing on future of planetary science