Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2011/02/28 12:44 CST
Announcing the winners of the "Are We There Yet?" contest
Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2011/02/28 11:45 CST
365 Days of Astronomy Podcast: Stardust at Tempel 1
Posted by A.J.S. Rayl on 2011/02/28 11:00 CST
The Mars Exploration Rover (MER) mission emerged from its third solar conjunction this month and, as March roars in, is embarking on its 86th month on the Red Planet. While Opportunity roved away from a surface target it had been studying at Santa Maria Crater and on to an intriguing blue boulder, JPL engineers on Earth stepped up their efforts to recover Spirit, which has been silent, ostensibly in hibernation mode, since late March, nearly one year ago.