Posted by A.J.S. Rayl on 2009/05/31 12:00 CDT
The Mars Exploration Rovers hit some rough patches in May as Spirit sat stuck in a sand patch all month and Opportunity had to stop again to rest its right front wheel but with a little help from Mars, the intrepid, twin robot field geologists cruised through the summer solstice with the energy and invincibility of a couple of teenage robots.
Posted by on 2009/05/25 08:14 CDT | 1 comment
Memorial Day: Remembering the fallen who gave their lives exploring space
Posted by Ken Kremer on 2009/05/25 03:57 CDT
Space Shuttle Atlantis and her crew of 7 astronauts glided in to a smooth and triumphant touchdown today, Sunday, May 24.
Posted by Susan Lendroth on 2009/05/25 03:10 CDT
Planetary Society's Irish Coordinator on "The Astronomy Show"
Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2009/05/22 06:20 CDT
"My First Reaction Was to Look Away From It....It Was Too Beautiful"
Posted by Ken Kremer on 2009/05/22 05:13 CDT
Farewell to Hubble, Obama Calls, Astronauts Testify to Congress as Shuttle is Set to Land
Posted by Susan Lendroth on 2009/05/22 01:08 CDT
This summer, the Smithsonian Institution's National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C. will commemorate that extraordinary moment in history with a very special Apollo 11 celebration, featuring the mission's original crew members along with former Johnson Space Center Director Chris Kraft.
Posted by Alan Stern on 2009/05/21 06:27 CDT
Ten Things I Wish We Really Knew In Planetary Science
Posted by on 2009/05/21 01:33 CDT
Hubble Astronauts Boldly Go Where No One has Gone Before!
Posted by Alan Stern on 2009/05/20 04:25 CDT
LRO, LCROSS, and the Search for Lunar Ice Begins Anew Next Month
Posted by Alan Stern on 2009/05/19 07:05 CDT
Despite still being more than six years and just over 18 Astronomical Units from the Pluto system, the project team for New Horizons is conducting the second and final portion of our Pluto Encounter Preliminary Design Review (EPDR) tomorrow and the next day.