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.
Posted by Bruce Betts on 2008/06/27 12:00 CDT
Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/06/26 05:11 CDT
Phoenix sol 30 update: Alkaline soil, not very salty, "nothing extreme" about it!
Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/06/26 02:09 CDT
Cassini camera data has been released through September 30, 2007
Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/06/24 06:39 CDT
A milestone for the Phoenix mission success panorama
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
Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/06/23 05:38 CDT
What's up in the solar system for the week of June 23
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.
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.
Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/06/18 05:25 CDT
An anomaly on Phoenix Sol 22, but the spacecraft is in no danger
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
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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