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Phoenix Sol 17 & 18 Update

Emily Lakdawalla • June 13, 2008

Phoenix Sol 17 & 18 Update

Sands on Earth, Sands on Mars

Jim Bell • June 13, 2008

One of the ways that planetary scientists try to understand the origin and evolution of landforms on other planets is by studying similar kinds of landforms or "analogs" here on the Earth. For the past few days I've been working with a group of colleagues doing just that--specifically, studying dunes in the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve in order to try to better understand the nature of sand dunes on Mars.

Sol 16 Update: The TEGA oven is full!

Emily Lakdawalla • June 12, 2008

Sol 16 Update: The TEGA oven is full!

MARCI and CTX: Lesser-known (but important!) siblings on MRO

Emily Lakdawalla • June 11, 2008

MARCI and CTX: Lesser-known (but important!) siblings on MRO

Phoenix sol 15 update

Emily Lakdawalla • June 11, 2008

Phoenix sol 15 update

Phoenix Sol 14 summary: Attempt to shake sample into TEGA fails, sample for optical microscope gathered

Emily Lakdawalla • June 10, 2008

Phoenix Sol 14 summary: Attempt to shake sample into TEGA fails, sample for optical microscope gathered

Phoenix raw images

Emily Lakdawalla • June 09, 2008

Phoenix raw images

Phoenix and the Quest for the Improbable

Emily Lakdawalla • June 09, 2008

Phoenix and the Quest for the Improbable

Phoenix sol 12 summary: A tough time with TEGA

Emily Lakdawalla • June 07, 2008

Phoenix sol 12 summary: A tough time with TEGA

I'm going on vacation -- so I got two Jims to substitute!

Emily Lakdawalla • June 06, 2008

I'm going on vacation -- so I got two Jims to substitute!

Carnival of Space #57

Emily Lakdawalla • June 06, 2008

Carnival of Space #57

Phoenix sol 11: A dig at Baby Bear; poised to dump first TEGA sample

Emily Lakdawalla • June 06, 2008

Phoenix sol 11: A dig at Baby Bear; poised to dump first TEGA sample

Report on Phoenix Sol 10: a "runout" day, leaving time to gawk at sol 9 microscopic images

Emily Lakdawalla • June 05, 2008

Report on Phoenix Sol 10: a "runout" day, leaving time to gawk at sol 9 microscopic images

What's up in the solar system

Emily Lakdawalla • June 04, 2008

What's up in the solar system

Report on Phoenix Sol 9 activities: Ready to get samples; but Odyssey is in safe mode

Emily Lakdawalla • June 04, 2008

Report on Phoenix Sol 9 activities: Ready to get samples; but Odyssey is in safe mode

Report on Phoenix Sol 8 activities: An extra day to learn how to use the arm

Emily Lakdawalla • June 03, 2008

Report on Phoenix Sol 8 activities: An extra day to learn how to use the arm

Press conferences from American Astronomical Society meeting

Emily Lakdawalla • June 03, 2008

Press conferences from American Astronomical Society meeting

Update on the search for Mars Polar Lander

Emily Lakdawalla • June 02, 2008

Update on the search for Mars Polar Lander

Report on Phoenix Sol 7 activities: Dig and Dump

Emily Lakdawalla • June 02, 2008

Report on Phoenix Sol 7 activities: Dig and Dump

My presentations to the American Astronomical Society sessions on New Media

Emily Lakdawalla • June 02, 2008

My presentations to the American Astronomical Society sessions on New Media

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