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.
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.
Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/12/29 03:57 CST
ANSMET Blogs: Finally in the field and bagging lots of meteorites
Posted by ANSMET team on 2008/12/29 01:50 CST
A week of productive searching near the Davis Nunataks.
Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/12/29 10:38 CST
From the "playing with particle accelerators" department
Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/12/26 04:34 CST
Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter is a BIG step closer to launch
Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/12/26 11:51 CST
Odds and Ends: Outer solar system not as crowded as the inner
Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/12/24 11:16 CST
A correction to the recent Nature story about Phoenix
Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/12/23 02:33 CST
Relive -- or see for the first time -- Apollo 8's Christmas Eve broadcast
Posted by ANSMET team on 2008/12/22 01:50 CST
As the team waits, the runway is finished, and Ralph makes an exit.