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Mars Exploration Rovers Update: Spirit Detours in Silica Valley, Opportunity Returns to Duck Bay to Enter Victoria

A.J.S. Rayl • June 30, 2007

The Mars Exploration Rovers (MERs) spent the month of June finishing work and clearing their agendas at their respective locales at Gusev Crater and Meridiani Planum in preparation for highly anticipated new assignments in July.

Cassini views of Tethys and Mimas

Emily Lakdawalla • June 29, 2007

Cassini views of Tethys and Mimas

Bedtime for New Horizons

Emily Lakdawalla • June 28, 2007

According to the mission website, the New Horizons spacecraft has drifted off to sleep, entering its "hibernation" mode for the first time.

Welcome to the ninth carnival of space!

Emily Lakdawalla • June 28, 2007

Welcome to the ninth carnival of space!

Dawn: Probably? launching July 7

Emily Lakdawalla • June 26, 2007

Dawn: Probably? launching July 7

Dawn Journal: What to Expect After the Launch

Marc Rayman • June 26, 2007

Now only two weeks away from its planned launch, Dawn is eagerly awaiting the beginning of its cosmic adventure.

They're not just snapshots, they're data

Emily Lakdawalla • June 26, 2007

They're not just snapshots, they're data

New Planetary Report, response to Griffin global warming comments, and other stuff

Emily Lakdawalla • June 25, 2007

New Planetary Report, response to Griffin global warming comments, and other stuff

Tantalizing views of the worlds to be visited by Dawn

Emily Lakdawalla • June 21, 2007

Tantalizing views of the worlds to be visited by Dawn

Check out the eighth Carnival of Space

Emily Lakdawalla • June 21, 2007

Check out the eighth Carnival of Space

Fine-tuning Cassini's orbit

Emily Lakdawalla • June 20, 2007

Fine-tuning Cassini's orbit

Mars Science Laboratory is going to be HUGE

Emily Lakdawalla • June 20, 2007

Yesterday I deposited the baby with her grandmother and went to the Jet Propulsion Laboratory for a press junket to the opening of their new Mars Yard.

Spirit gets brushed off

Emily Lakdawalla • June 19, 2007

There was great news last night from Mars Exploration Rover mission operations: Spirit seems to have enjoyed another "cleaning event."

Cassini catches Rhea, and more, against Saturn

Emily Lakdawalla • June 18, 2007

Cassini catches Rhea, and more, against Saturn

Making Light Work

Louis D. Friedman • June 15, 2007

Professional Pilot Magazine asked me to contribute a prediction about the future of flight for the next century. Naturally, I wrote about solar sailing.

MESSENGER returned 614 images from Venus

Emily Lakdawalla • June 15, 2007

MESSENGER returned 614 images from Venus

Nightmare averted on Dawn

Emily Lakdawalla • June 15, 2007

Nightmare averted on Dawn

Dione and Tethys: New members in the club of active bodies?

Emily Lakdawalla • June 14, 2007

Dione and Tethys: New members in the club of active bodies?

Funny little Atlas

Emily Lakdawalla • June 13, 2007

Funny little Atlas

In memoriam: Don "Mr. Wizard" Herbert, 1917-2007

Emily Lakdawalla • June 13, 2007

In memoriam: Don "Mr. Wizard" Herbert, 1917-2007

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