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Phoenix launch postponed one day

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2007/07/31 10:22 CDT

Phoenix launch postponed one day

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High tau for Spirit and Opportunity

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2007/07/30 12:26 CDT

Over the weekend I fiddled with the "tau" images that Mars Exploration Rover Pancam lead Jim Bell gave me, and I produced a couple of different ways to visualize the darkness of the rovers' skies.

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Where are you reading from?

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2007/07/30 12:26 CDT

Where are you reading from?

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New launch date for Kaguya: September 13

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2007/07/29 11:15 CDT

New launch date for Kaguya: September 13

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Dust storm update: rovers still OK

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2007/07/27 06:37 CDT

The dust storm continues at Mars, but both rovers continue to be power-positive.

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Stars Above, Earth Below: Appreciating Dark Skies

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2007/07/27 12:47 CDT

Stars Above, Earth Below: Appreciating Dark Skies

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A horrible day in space

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2007/07/27 11:51 CDT

A horrible day in space

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Jim Bell to be on NPR's Science Friday

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2007/07/26 11:46 CDT

Jim Bell to be on NPR's Science Friday

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The best view of Helene yet

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2007/07/26 09:44 CDT

The best view of Helene yet

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Venus as seen from two different spacecraft

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2007/07/25 05:08 CDT

Venus as seen from two different spacecraft

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A backlog of 400 emails: ESA and NASA; MGS failure; Iapetus; Saturn's D ring

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2007/07/25 12:24 CDT

A backlog of 400 emails: ESA and NASA; MGS failure; Iapetus; Saturn's D ring

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Canned Phoenix, anyone?

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2007/07/24 12:11 CDT

Canned Phoenix, anyone?

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Mars Exploration Rovers update: Spirit and Opportunity are both still talking to Earth

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2007/07/23 05:04 CDT

Both Spirit and Opportunity are still suffering under incredibly dark skies, but, amazingly, they are both "power-positive," meaning that they are managing to produce enough power from the limited amount of sunlight to keep the batteries fully charged.

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Venus Express PFS fails to respond to a swift kick

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2007/07/23 11:55 CDT

Venus Express PFS fails to respond to a swift kick

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The 2007 Martian Dust Storm: Crisis for Some, Opportunity for Others

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2007/07/21 12:46 CDT

The 2007 Martian Dust Storm: Crisis for Some, Opportunity for Others

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Kaguya (SELENE) launch delayed

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2007/07/20 09:14 CDT

Kaguya (SELENE) launch delayed

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New moons at Saturn

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2007/07/19 05:39 CDT

New moons at Saturn

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Check out the twelfth Carnival of Space

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2007/07/19 09:39 CDT

Check out the twelfth Carnival of Space

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Yet another active world: Charon

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2007/07/18 05:14 CDT

I've just posted a news story on a recently published paper that suggests that Pluto's moon Charon may have active ice volcanoes.

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Conference on the Exploration of Phobos and Deimos

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2007/07/18 12:03 CDT

Conference on the Exploration of Phobos and Deimos

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