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Space Shuttle Discovery just lifted off successfully

Emily Lakdawalla • May 31, 2008

Space Shuttle Discovery just lifted off successfully

Phoenix sol 6: Holy cow, it's ice!

Emily Lakdawalla • May 31, 2008

Phoenix sol 6: Holy cow, it's ice!

Mars Exploration Rovers Update: Spirit Presses On, Opportunity Roves On as Martian Winter Sets In

A.J.S. Rayl • May 31, 2008

As Phoenix commanded the headlines with its flawless touchdown in the arctic region of the Red Planet this past month, the Mars Exploration Rovers (MERs) forged onward slowly, quietly and out of the spotlight, heading into the depths of their third Martian winter. Spirit persevered and held its own in terms of energy, while Opportunity, after six weeks of being stopped in its tracks with a shoulder joint injury, roved once more.

Could this be ice?

Emily Lakdawalla • May 31, 2008

Could this be ice?

Phoenix sol 5 roundup

Emily Lakdawalla • May 30, 2008

Phoenix sol 5 roundup

A few more photos from Phoenix today

Emily Lakdawalla • May 29, 2008

A few more photos from Phoenix today

Phoenix sol 4 press briefing: unstowed arm, full panorama, and weather

Emily Lakdawalla • May 29, 2008

Phoenix sol 4 press briefing: unstowed arm, full panorama, and weather

Carnival of Space #56

Emily Lakdawalla • May 29, 2008

Carnival of Space #56

Dawn Journal: Ion Propulsion

Marc Rayman • May 29, 2008

The Dawn mission continues smoothly, as the spacecraft reliably thrusts with its ion propulsion system, demonstrating all the patience of a...well, of an ion-propelled spacecraft!

A full panorama and an unstowed arm

Emily Lakdawalla • May 29, 2008

A full panorama and an unstowed arm

Messages from Earth

Emily Lakdawalla • May 28, 2008

Messages from Earth

Highlights from the Phoenix Sol 3 press conference

Emily Lakdawalla • May 28, 2008

Highlights from the Phoenix Sol 3 press conference

HiRISE images of the Phoenix landing site

Emily Lakdawalla • May 27, 2008

HiRISE images of the Phoenix landing site

A little update on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter's radio

Emily Lakdawalla • May 27, 2008

A little update on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter's radio

Phoenix Sol 2 press conference, in a nutshell

Emily Lakdawalla • May 27, 2008

Emily hits the high points of today's press conference.

The HiRISE parachute image just got even better

Emily Lakdawalla • May 27, 2008

The HiRISE parachute image just got even better

Visions of Mars, on Mars

Emily Lakdawalla • May 26, 2008

Visions of Mars, on Mars

Done for the day

Emily Lakdawalla • May 26, 2008

Done for the day

OMG!! Parachute!!!! Photo!!!!!

Emily Lakdawalla • May 26, 2008

OMG!! Parachute!!!! Photo!!!!!

OMG!! Parachute!!!!

Emily Lakdawalla • May 26, 2008

OMG!! Parachute!!!!

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