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IKAROS sail deployment delayed until at least Tuesday

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/06/06 05:08 CDT

This is just a brief update to yesterday's post to add a few sentences that Lou wanted to hold until JAXA had had a chance to issue an official statement.

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Taking things slowly with IKAROS sail deployment

Posted by Louis D. Friedman on 2010/06/05 12:30 CDT

Planetary Society Executive Director Lou Friedman was at JAXA's Japanese Space Exploration Center to observe the deployment of IKAROS' solar sails.

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Planetary Society Hails Falcon 9 Test as Great Achievement

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/06/04 02:37 CDT

Planetary Society Hails Falcon 9 Test as Great Achievement

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Falcon 9's first launch successful!

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/06/04 01:56 CDT

Falcon 9's first launch successful!

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The June 3 Jupiter Impact: 22 hours later

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/06/04 01:14 CDT

The June 3 Jupiter Impact: 22 hours later

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IKAROS sail deployment proceeding

Posted by Louis D. Friedman on 2010/06/04 11:42 CDT

Planetary Society Executive Director Lou Friedman is at JAXA's Japanese Space Exploration Center to observe the deployment of IKAROS' solar sails.

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Confirmation of the Jupiter impact from Christopher Go

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/06/03 07:51 CDT

Confirmation of the Jupiter impact from Christopher Go

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A NEW! Impact on Jupiter

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/06/03 05:51 CDT

A NEW! Impact on Jupiter

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Falcon 9 ready for first flight

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/06/03 05:33 CDT

Falcon 9 ready for first flight

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Lou Friedman is "our man in Japan" to watch IKAROS sail deployment

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/06/03 04:58 CDT

Planetary Society Executive Director Lou Friedman is now in Japan, joining the rest of the IKAROS team to watch the eagerly anticipated deployment of its solar sails.

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Phoenix is dead...long live Phoenix!

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/06/02 03:11 CDT

Phoenix is dead...long live Phoenix!

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An Astronaut's-Eye View of Mars

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/06/02 10:22 CDT

An Astronaut's-Eye View of Mars

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What's up in the solar system in June 2010

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/06/01 03:16 CDT

What's up in the solar system in June 2010

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Dawn Journal: Surveying Vesta

Posted by Marc Rayman on 2010/06/01 11:41 CDT

After more than 2.5 years of spaceflight, and more than 6 months in the asteroid belt, Dawn's interplanetary journey continues smoothly.

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