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Pretty pictures from Cassini: Rhea, Saturn, and Janus

Emily Lakdawalla • February 28, 2008

Pretty pictures from Cassini: Rhea, Saturn, and Janus

Carnival of Space #43

Emily Lakdawalla • February 28, 2008

Carnival of Space #43

Mapping Meridiani: Part 2

Ryan Anderson • February 27, 2008

Last time, I gave some of the background information about my research. Now, armed with that knowledge, we can press forward and talk about what I do.

Five Myths About the Satellite Smash-Up

Emily Lakdawalla • February 27, 2008

Five Myths About the Satellite Smash-Up

How dark is your sky?

Emily Lakdawalla • February 27, 2008

How dark is your sky?

Tag it, track it!

Emily Lakdawalla • February 27, 2008

Tag it, track it!

Chandrayaan-1 launch delayed to July

Emily Lakdawalla • February 26, 2008

Chandrayaan-1 launch delayed to July

Apophis Mission Design Winners Announced!

Emily Lakdawalla • February 26, 2008

Apophis Mission Design Winners Announced!

Ulysses to fall silent, its voyage to continue forever

Emily Lakdawalla • February 25, 2008

Ulysses to fall silent, its voyage to continue forever

Mapping Meridiani: Part 1

Ryan Anderson • February 24, 2008

The mantra of Mars exploration is "follow the water," and my research is no exception. Lately, I have been looking closely at the the Meridiani region, searching for evidence of water-formed minerals near some of the potential landing sites for the upcoming Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) mission.

White Rock through the ages: Mars Global Surveyor (1997-2006)

Emily Lakdawalla • February 22, 2008

We first spotted the strange bright feature colloquially known as "White Rock" in Mariner 9 images from 1972, and revisited it, without learning much more, in Viking images from the late 1970s.

Carnival of space #42

Emily Lakdawalla • February 21, 2008

Carnival of space #42

Dark-halo craters on Mercury

Emily Lakdawalla • February 21, 2008

Dark-halo craters on Mercury

Lunar eclipse tonight

Emily Lakdawalla • February 20, 2008

Lunar eclipse tonight

Showing off Saturn's moons

Emily Lakdawalla • February 19, 2008

There was a press release from the Cassini mission today about a pile of papers (14 of them!) being published in the journal Icarus about Saturn's icy moons. I haven't had time to read more than the overview article yet, but I wanted to come up with a graphic for an overview of Saturn's moons, and I couldn't resist delving into the massive database of Cassini images to produce something new

"Moon?"

Emily Lakdawalla • February 18, 2008

It's a legal holiday here in the U.S. (President's day), and my daughter's babysitter is taking the day off, so I won't be getting much work done today. But I thought I'd check in to share the fact that, as we got out of the car last week, my daughter pointed up in the sky at the crescent moon and said "Dat!" so I gave her the word, "Moon."

Accounting for general relativity at Mercury

Emily Lakdawalla • February 15, 2008

Accounting for general relativity at Mercury

Carnival of space #41

Emily Lakdawalla • February 15, 2008

Carnival of space #41

Nonfunctioning descending U.S. spy satellite to be blown up

Emily Lakdawalla • February 14, 2008

Nonfunctioning descending U.S. spy satellite to be blown up

Triple near-Earth asteroid discovered

Emily Lakdawalla • February 13, 2008

Triple near-Earth asteroid discovered

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