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Dawn Journal: Quiet Cruise

Posted by Marc Rayman on 2009/07/31 05:47 CDT

Today Dawn is 220 million kilometers (137 million miles) from the star at the solar system's center.

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Mars Exploration Rovers Update: Spirit Works as Team Tests Exit Moves, Opportunity Roves to Block Island

Posted by A.J.S. Rayl on 2009/07/31 12:00 CDT

The Mars Exploration Rovers maintained a busy schedule in July: Spirit worked day and night doing whatever it could to make use of its abundant energy; Opportunity effectively treated its “hot” right front wheel and got back to making some consecutive long drives toward the still distant Endeavour Crater.

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Islands of Volcanic Paradise

Posted by Jani Radebaugh on 2009/07/30 06:56 CDT

Islands of Volcanic Paradise

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Dunes in the Outback Red Center

Posted by Jani Radebaugh on 2009/07/29 12:12 CDT

Jani talks about the importance of understanding analogs we can easily visit on Earth to processes happening across the solar system.

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Cassini RADAR continues to gaze at Titan

Posted by Jani Radebaugh on 2009/07/27 07:08 CDT

The Cassini spacecraft made its 59th flyby of Titan, Saturn's largest moon, on Friday, July 24, and in the last few hours we have received images from the RADAR instrument in SAR (Synthetic Aperture Radar) mode.

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The Power of Lighting Conditions

Posted by Samuel Lawrence on 2009/07/26 02:32 CDT

For over four decades, the lunar science community has absorbed the information from the Apollo missions. Although many important questions were answered, many important new questions are waiting to be tackled -- which is the very essence of science and exploration.

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Titan in 3D

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2009/07/24 02:57 CDT

Titan in 3D

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Join Bill Nye for an LA Times Dust-Up

Posted by Susan Lendroth on 2009/07/23 02:37 CDT

Join Bill Nye for an LA Times Dust-Up

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Science enables exploration, exploration enables science

Posted by Samuel Lawrence on 2009/07/22 05:17 CDT

One primary goal of the LRO mission is to acquire the amazing bounty of scientific data necessary to enable future human lunar exploration and utilization. But why should we even bother going back?

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Orbiting Carbon Observatory Mishap Report Released

Posted by Charlene Anderson on 2009/07/21 05:28 CDT

Orbiting Carbon Observatory Mishap Report Released

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This is a special day...

Posted by Samuel Lawrence on 2009/07/20 05:04 CDT

It is a day where when all humans should take time to celebrate the momentous achievement that put two brave explorers on the face of another world. As Sir Arthur Clarke once famously said, the Apollo voyages will likely be the only events for which the 20th century will be remembered in the future, when humans live throughout the Solar System and beyond.

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To the Moon, Alice?

Posted by Jim Bell on 2009/07/20 01:48 CDT

To the Moon, Alice?

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LROC images sites of the Apollo landings!

Posted by Elizabeth "Zibi" Turtle on 2009/07/17 04:10 CDT

LROC images sites of the Apollo landings!

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The rest of Enceladus

Posted by Elizabeth "Zibi" Turtle on 2009/07/17 02:34 CDT

The rest of Enceladus

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LAX's Planet Parade -- Part 2

Posted by Kelly Beatty on 2009/07/16 06:36 CDT

LAX's Planet Parade -- Part 2

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Climb Aboard Apollo 11 Time Machine

Posted by Susan Lendroth on 2009/07/16 01:01 CDT

Grab your bell bottoms and Tang, and travel back to 1969 when Apollo 11's journey to the Moon captivated the world, and Neil Armstrong's and Buzz Aldrin's boot prints in the lunar dust transformed us into a multi-world species.

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Why Titan is so exciting

Posted by Elizabeth "Zibi" Turtle on 2009/07/15 05:07 CDT

Why Titan is so exciting

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Planetary Society Opens Dialog with Augustine Committee

Posted by Susan Lendroth on 2009/07/15 02:39 CDT

Planetary Society Opens Dialog with Augustine Committee

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Moonfest and MoonPies on July 19

Posted by Susan Lendroth on 2009/07/15 01:03 CDT

Moonfest and MoonPies on July 19

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Icy Satellites of the Saturnian System, University College London, 29-30 June 2009

Posted by Anne Verbiscer on 2009/07/13 04:31 CDT

Icy Satellites of the Saturnian System, University College London, 29-30 June 2009

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