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Update on the Mars dust event

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2009/04/09 04:18 CDT

Update on the Mars dust event

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Kepler's removed the lens cap

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2009/04/08 12:54 CDT

Kepler's removed the lens cap

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LPSC: Friday afternoon on Martian basins and planning for future lunar missions

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2009/04/07 11:55 CDT

LPSC: Friday afternoon on Martian basins and planning for future lunar missions

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Spirit's got a clear path to Von Braun

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2009/04/06 06:43 CDT

Spirit's got a clear path to Von Braun

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Dawn Journal: Safe Without Safe Mode

Posted by Marc Rayman on 2009/04/06 12:45 CDT

Perhaps what is most noteworthy and satisfying since the last log is not what Dawn did, but rather what it did not do.

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Sorry for the quiet last week -- time to catch up

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2009/04/06 12:42 CDT

Sorry for the quiet last week -- time to catch up

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Space Carnival & new Chandrayaan-1 Earth photo

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2009/04/02 01:43 CDT

Space Carnival & new Chandrayaan-1 Earth photo

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Planetary Society Members "Dream Big Dreams"

Posted by Susan Lendroth on 2009/04/01 01:41 CDT

Planetary Society Members "Dream Big Dreams"

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Solar Sail Update: New Opportunities

Posted by Bruce Betts on 2009/04/01 12:00 CDT

At the beginning of this decade, we designed a mission to accomplish this goal. We launched Cosmos 1 in June 2005, but the Volna rocket that was to place the spacecraft in orbit failed, and we were never able to test our solar sail in flight. These days, The Planetary Society is working with colleagues at NASA and at the Russian Space Research Institute to put together a new solar sail mission.

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