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A Moon Among Stars

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/12/31 06:17 CST

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

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The Year in Pictures: 2008

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/12/31 06:08 CST

The Year in Pictures: 2008

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

Posted by A.J.S. Rayl on 2008/12/31 11:00 CST

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.

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I spotted Mercury last night!

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/12/30 11:35 CST

I spotted Mercury last night!

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Another longevity milestone for Spirit and Opportunity

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/12/29 05:03 CST

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.

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

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/12/29 03:57 CST

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

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

Posted by ANSMET team on 2008/12/29 01:50 CST

A week of productive searching near the Davis Nunataks.

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From the "playing with particle accelerators" department

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/12/29 10:38 CST

From the "playing with particle accelerators" department

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Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter is a BIG step closer to launch

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/12/26 04:34 CST

Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter is a BIG step closer to launch

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

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/12/26 11:51 CST

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

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A correction to the recent Nature story about Phoenix

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/12/24 11:16 CST

A correction to the recent Nature story about Phoenix

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

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/12/23 02:33 CST

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

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Wrapping up items from AGU

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/12/23 01:07 CST

Wrapping up items from AGU

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An update on the pledge drive

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/12/23 12:46 CST

An update on the pledge drive

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

Posted by ANSMET team on 2008/12/22 01:50 CST

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

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Carnival of Space #84

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/12/21 02:22 CST

Carnival of Space #84

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Some early Christmas presents at the PDS

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/12/20 12:26 CST

Some early Christmas presents at the PDS

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AGU: Wrapping up my notes on Phoenix

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/12/19 02:08 CST

AGU: Wrapping up my notes on Phoenix

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Jupiter and Ganymede from Hubble

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/12/18 05:23 CST

Jupiter and Ganymede from Hubble

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

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/12/18 04:19 CST

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

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