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Show this movie to your "non-spacy" friends

Emily Lakdawalla • July 17, 2008

Show this movie to your "non-spacy" friends

Danes on Mars

Emily Lakdawalla • July 17, 2008

I was delighted to receive an email from Morten Bo Madsen, who I knew from the Mars Exploration Rover mission as "that Danish magnet guy," the fellow responsible for the magnet experiments on nearly every American Mars mission. The magnets were originally designed to study the properties of airborne Martian dust, which would help determine its composition.

A quick update on Phoenix, sol 50: Got ice? Yes!

Emily Lakdawalla • July 16, 2008

A quick update on Phoenix, sol 50: Got ice? Yes!

A great view of the Phoenix lander

Emily Lakdawalla • July 16, 2008

A great view of the Phoenix lander

Last chances to send your name to the Moon on Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter

Emily Lakdawalla • July 16, 2008

Last chances to send your name to the Moon on Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter

No Ustream webcast Wednesday

Emily Lakdawalla • July 15, 2008

No Ustream webcast Wednesday

Buzzed by a binary

Emily Lakdawalla • July 15, 2008

Buzzed by a binary

Welcome to the Solar System, Makemake

Emily Lakdawalla • July 15, 2008

The trans-Neptunian object formerly known as 2005 FY9 now has a name: "Makemake."

Earth, nearly 40 years ago

Emily Lakdawalla • July 14, 2008

Earth, nearly 40 years ago

What's up in the solar system for the week of July 14

Emily Lakdawalla • July 14, 2008

What's up in the solar system for the week of July 14

"Ulysses is not dead yet."

Emily Lakdawalla • July 11, 2008

"Ulysses is not dead yet."

Hey, Lou! You get a medal!

Emily Lakdawalla • July 11, 2008

Hey, Lou! You get a medal!

Progress on the Phoenix Mission Success Panorama

Emily Lakdawalla • July 11, 2008

Progress on the Phoenix Mission Success Panorama

More things to see in the amazing HiRISE image of Phoenix' descent

Emily Lakdawalla • July 10, 2008

I have posted several times about the amazing photo captured by HiRISE of Phoenix under its parachute as it descended. There have been two common questions I've received about the photo: was there any color data taken, and what more can I tell you about how hard it was to take the photo? I've got answers to both questions for you today.

Carnival of Space #62

Emily Lakdawalla • July 10, 2008

Carnival of Space #62

Water on the Moon, a big impact on Mars

Emily Lakdawalla • July 09, 2008

Water on the Moon, a big impact on Mars

Today's Ustream webcast archived

Emily Lakdawalla • July 09, 2008

Today's Ustream webcast archived

Phoenix sol 43 update: Lots of imaging, hacking at Snow White, first touch for TECP, and more

Emily Lakdawalla • July 09, 2008

Phoenix sol 43 update: Lots of imaging, hacking at Snow White, first touch for TECP, and more

Opportunity route map update

Emily Lakdawalla • July 09, 2008

Eduardo Tesheiner was kind enough to send me an updated version of his route map for Opportunity so we can get a sense of just how close the rover is getting to Cape Verde.

A summer of fun for space students

Emily Lakdawalla • July 08, 2008

A summer of fun for space students

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