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Where are all the women?

Emily Lakdawalla • April 30, 2008

Where are all the women?

Mars Exploration Rovers Update: Spirit Powers into Winter, Opportunity "Shoulders" Injury

A.J.S. Rayl • April 30, 2008

With winter settling in on the southern hemisphere of the Red Planet, the Mars Exploration Rovers (MERs) spent April working on their respective science campaigns and hunkering down in brutally chilly nights that are seeing temperatures drop to around -95 degree Celsius. As the month comes to an end at Gusev Crater and Meridiani Planum, there is good news and there is bad news.

New names for features on Mercury and Tethys

Emily Lakdawalla • April 29, 2008

New names for features on Mercury and Tethys

What's up in the solar system for the week of April 28

Emily Lakdawalla • April 28, 2008

I thought it would be fun to start the week by taking stock of what's going on with all the active planetary missions out there.

The Phoenix landing site

Emily Lakdawalla • April 25, 2008

The Phoenix landing site

Carnival of Space #51

Emily Lakdawalla • April 24, 2008

Carnival of Space #51

Opportunity's arthritic shoulder is flaring up again

Emily Lakdawalla • April 24, 2008

Opportunity's arthritic shoulder is flaring up again

Dawn Journal: Software Updates

Marc Rayman • April 23, 2008

Dawn continues its powered flight, having accumulated more than 100 days of ion thrusting since its launch nearly seven months ago. All systems are healthy as the probe patiently and persistently propels itself through the solar system.

Dawn Journal: One AU from Earth

Marc Rayman • April 23, 2008

Dawn is as far from Earth as the Sun.

Website issues seem to be over

Emily Lakdawalla • April 23, 2008

Website issues seem to be over

Rocky planets and website problems

Emily Lakdawalla • April 21, 2008

Rocky planets and website problems

Preliminary thermal modeling accounts for some (but not all) of the Pioneer Anomaly

Emily Lakdawalla • April 17, 2008

Preliminary thermal modeling accounts for some (but not all) of the Pioneer Anomaly

Carnival of Space #50

Emily Lakdawalla • April 17, 2008

Carnival of Space #50

A bit of fun with Mars Express images of Phobos

Emily Lakdawalla • April 16, 2008

I recently found the focus to work on a big project: namely, downloading and examining every Mars Express High Resolution Stereo Camera image of Mars' two moons, Phobos and Deimos.

At last: Some bits of Kaguya video online in reasonable detail

Emily Lakdawalla • April 15, 2008

At last: Some bits of Kaguya video online in reasonable detail

Cassini's mission extension has (finally!) been formally approved

Emily Lakdawalla • April 15, 2008

Cassini's mission extension has (finally!) been formally approved

Shadows cast from Victoria's capes and bays

Emily Lakdawalla • April 14, 2008

This is from the "just plain cool" department: An animation of the shadows of Victoria Crater as seen by the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, courtesy of Doug Ellison.

Beautiful new Earthrise and Earthset movies from Kaguya

Emily Lakdawalla • April 11, 2008

Beautiful new Earthrise and Earthset movies from Kaguya

Phoenix Targets Green Valley

Emily Lakdawalla • April 10, 2008

Phoenix Targets Green Valley

It's so crazy it just might work: Send Cassini between the rings and the planet

Emily Lakdawalla • April 10, 2008

It's so crazy it just might work: Send Cassini between the rings and the planet

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