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Where are all the women?

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/04/30 02:08 CDT

Where are all the women?

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

Posted by A.J.S. Rayl on 2008/04/30 12:00 CDT

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.

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New names for features on Mercury and Tethys

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/04/29 05:53 CDT

New names for features on Mercury and Tethys

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

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/04/28 09:56 CDT

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

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The Phoenix landing site

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/04/25 01:35 CDT

The Phoenix landing site

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Carnival of Space #51

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/04/24 11:33 CDT

Carnival of Space #51

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Opportunity's arthritic shoulder is flaring up again

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/04/24 11:24 CDT

Opportunity's arthritic shoulder is flaring up again

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Dawn Journal: Software Updates

Posted by Marc Rayman on 2008/04/23 01:07 CDT

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.

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Dawn Journal: One AU from Earth

Posted by Marc Rayman on 2008/04/23 01:06 CDT

Dawn is as far from Earth as the Sun.

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Website issues seem to be over

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/04/23 01:05 CDT

Website issues seem to be over

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Rocky planets and website problems

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/04/21 02:47 CDT

Rocky planets and website problems

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

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/04/17 09:59 CDT

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

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Carnival of Space #50

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/04/17 09:45 CDT

Carnival of Space #50

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A bit of fun with Mars Express images of Phobos

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/04/16 05:59 CDT

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.

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

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/04/15 05:24 CDT

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

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

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/04/15 11:24 CDT

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

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Shadows cast from Victoria's capes and bays

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/04/14 03:51 CDT

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.

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Beautiful new Earthrise and Earthset movies from Kaguya

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/04/11 03:26 CDT

Beautiful new Earthrise and Earthset movies from Kaguya

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Phoenix Targets Green Valley

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/04/10 07:01 CDT

Phoenix Targets Green Valley

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

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/04/10 05:27 CDT

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

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