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A Moon Among Stars

Emily Lakdawalla • December 31, 2008

A very pretty picture of a moon among stars. Happy 2009, everyone!

The Year in Pictures: 2008

Emily Lakdawalla • December 31, 2008

The Year in Pictures: 2008

Mars Exploration Rovers Update: As Spirit and Opportunity Rove On, We Look Back on 2008

A.J.S. Rayl • December 31, 2008

As 2008 fades to the pages of history, Spirit and Opportunity are closing in on the end of their fifth year of exploration on the Red Planet and moving the Mars Exploration Rover mission forward into a new year of bold scientific objectives.

I spotted Mercury last night!

Emily Lakdawalla • December 30, 2008

I spotted Mercury last night!

Another longevity milestone for Spirit and Opportunity

Emily Lakdawalla • December 29, 2008

We're getting close to the fifth anniversary of the landings of Spirit and Opportunity, but was we approach that milestone, we're passing another. I've been told that as of yesterday, Spirit and Opportunity have operated on Mars for a combined length of time that is longer than the combined number of sols that the twin Viking landers operated.

ANSMET Blogs: Finally in the field and bagging lots of meteorites

Emily Lakdawalla • December 29, 2008

ANSMET Blogs: Finally in the field and bagging lots of meteorites

The Antarctic search for meteorites: put-in at last; week of productive searches

ANSMET team • December 29, 2008

A week of productive searching near the Davis Nunataks.

From the "playing with particle accelerators" department

Emily Lakdawalla • December 29, 2008

From the "playing with particle accelerators" department

Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter is a BIG step closer to launch

Emily Lakdawalla • December 26, 2008

Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter is a BIG step closer to launch

Odds and Ends: Outer solar system not as crowded as the inner

Emily Lakdawalla • December 26, 2008

Odds and Ends: Outer solar system not as crowded as the inner

A correction to the recent Nature story about Phoenix

Emily Lakdawalla • December 24, 2008

A correction to the recent Nature story about Phoenix

Relive -- or see for the first time -- Apollo 8's Christmas Eve broadcast

Emily Lakdawalla • December 23, 2008

Relive -- or see for the first time -- Apollo 8's Christmas Eve broadcast

Wrapping up items from AGU

Emily Lakdawalla • December 23, 2008

Wrapping up items from AGU

An update on the pledge drive

Emily Lakdawalla • December 23, 2008

An update on the pledge drive

The Antarctic search for meteorites: more waiting; runway's ready; ralph goes home

ANSMET team • December 22, 2008

As the team waits, the runway is finished, and Ralph makes an exit.

Carnival of Space #84

Emily Lakdawalla • December 21, 2008

Carnival of Space #84

Some early Christmas presents at the PDS

Emily Lakdawalla • December 20, 2008

Some early Christmas presents at the PDS

AGU: Wrapping up my notes on Phoenix

Emily Lakdawalla • December 19, 2008

AGU: Wrapping up my notes on Phoenix

Jupiter and Ganymede from Hubble

Emily Lakdawalla • December 18, 2008

Jupiter and Ganymede from Hubble

Did you know that you can do more than just read?

Emily Lakdawalla • December 18, 2008

Did you know that you can do more than just read?

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