Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/02/11 05:28 CST
I think a goodly proportion of you readers have already figured this out for yourselves since it was launched last March, but I didn't download and install it until last weekend, so this is new to me: Google Mars is awesome.
Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/02/09 10:39 CST
A Space Carnival (#140) and some new names for Enceladus
Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/02/08 02:21 CST
Manic Monday: Chocolate Hills, Io, and NASA's budget
Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/02/04 02:17 CST
I just posted my writeup of today's press briefing on a new map of Pluto produced from Hubble images. The main conclusion was that Pluto has shown an astonishing amount of changes across its surface between 1994 and 2002 -- more, in fact, than any other solid surface in the solar system.
Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/02/03 01:12 CST
Hooray! Cassini's tour has been extended for SEVEN MORE YEARS!
Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/02/02 01:25 CST
Spectacular Hubble view of the aftermath of an asteroid collision
Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/02/02 12:08 CST
For the first time ever, Mars Express' Visual Monitoring Camera has imaged the shadow of Mars' moon Phobos crossing the surface of Mars.
Posted by Louis D. Friedman on 2010/02/01 02:29 CST
Planetary Society Urges Congress to Endorse NASA Budget
Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/02/01 10:37 CST
It looks like the rover team thinks Concepcion is pretty enough (in both aesthetic and a scientific senses) to be worthy of the full-color Pancam panorama treatment; color frames started arriving on Earth over the weekend.
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