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Mars Exploration Rovers Update: Spirit Shudders Through Solstice, Opportunity Shoots Cape Verde Base

Posted by A.J.S. Rayl on 2008/06/30 12:00 CDT

The Mars Exploration Rovers (MERs) celebrated a landmark milestone in June as they "trudged" through the very depths of their third Martian winter.

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Dawn Journal: Cruising Past Mars' Orbit

Posted by Marc Rayman on 2008/06/30 11:29 CDT

Now using an ion thruster that had been powered off since October, Dawn continues to make steady progress on its journey deeper into space.

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Strange things under Phoenix

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/06/27 04:31 CDT

Strange things under Phoenix

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Carnival of Space number 60

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/06/27 12:17 CDT

Carnival of Space number 60

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Phoenix sol 30 update: Alkaline soil, not very salty, "nothing extreme" about it!

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/06/26 05:11 CDT

Phoenix sol 30 update: Alkaline soil, not very salty, "nothing extreme" about it!

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Cassini camera data has been released through September 30, 2007

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/06/26 02:09 CDT

Cassini camera data has been released through September 30, 2007

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A milestone for the Phoenix mission success panorama

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/06/24 06:39 CDT

A milestone for the Phoenix mission success panorama

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Phoenix sol 29 update: Anomalies here and there, but minimum mission success is on the horizon

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/06/24 12:59 CDT

Phoenix sol 29 update: Anomalies here and there, but minimum mission success is on the horizon

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What's new with Cosmos 2?

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/06/24 11:06 CDT

What's new with Cosmos 2?

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What's up in the solar system for the week of June 23

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/06/23 05:38 CDT

What's up in the solar system for the week of June 23

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New Developments on the Road to Cosmos 2

Posted by Louis D. Friedman on 2008/06/23 12:00 CDT

The Planetary Society and Cosmos Studios remain committed to flying the first flight with light. Our spacecraft, Cosmos 2, is a maneuverable solar sail that may be the precursor to a new mode of interplanetary travel, and could one day take us to the stars.

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Yep, it's ice!

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/06/20 04:43 CDT

The Phoenix mission confirmed it this morning: the disappearing act pulled by those chunks of bright material in the Dodo trench pretty much nails the identification of the bright material as ice, which is great news for the mission. Ice is what Phoenix went all the way to Mars to study; it's what the team has been aiming for all these years.

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Carnival of Space #59

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/06/20 04:42 CDT

Carnival of Space #59

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Phoenix sol 24: A disappearance from Dodo?

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/06/19 05:36 CDT

Phoenix sol 24: A disappearance from Dodo?

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Women's names in the solar system

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/06/19 01:42 CDT

Women's names in the solar system

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An anomaly on Phoenix Sol 22, but the spacecraft is in no danger

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/06/18 05:25 CDT

An anomaly on Phoenix Sol 22, but the spacecraft is in no danger

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Some Phoenix questions and answers

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/06/18 11:50 CDT

Some Phoenix questions and answers

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Getting back up to speed on Phoenix: up to sol 22, first dig at Wonderland

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/06/17 07:06 CDT

Getting back up to speed on Phoenix: up to sol 22, first dig at Wonderland

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What's up in the solar system for the week of June 16

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/06/16 04:45 CDT

What's up in the solar system for the week of June 16

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