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Cassini's next stop: Iapetus

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2007/08/31 12:46 CDT

Cassini's next stop: Iapetus

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Mars Exploration Rovers Update: Spirit and Opportunity Shake Some Dust, Assess Storm Damage, and Return to Exploring

Posted by A.J.S. Rayl on 2007/08/31 12:00 CDT

With dust from the summer's storms floating down on and all around them, the Mars Exploration Rovers returned to their exploration agendas this month, picking up right where they left off in July when winds kicked the soils up into the southern hemisphere and forced them to hunker down and conserve power.

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The cave entrance on Arsia Mons really is a pit

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2007/08/30 12:38 CDT

The cave entrance on Arsia Mons really is a pit

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Dust storm update: A rover's-eye-view

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2007/08/29 05:06 CDT

I haven't written an update on the dust storm at Mars recently for two reasons. For one, the rovers are out of immediate danger, so it wasn't as urgent. The other reason is that Jim Bell wanted Cornell to issue a press release with updated versions of the images and animations I've been putting together from the rovers' "tau" images.

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Poised on the threshold of Victoria Crater

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2007/08/29 01:26 CDT

Although Mars' atmosphere continues to be rather dusty, the storm has abated enough that both Mars Exploration Rovers have resumed a relatively normal level of activity. For Opportunity, that means a drive to the very edge of Victoria crater.

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Titan: brown and blue

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2007/08/28 11:24 CDT

Titan: brown and blue

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Two sky events Aug 27/28: One reason NOT to look up, and one reason to get up early

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2007/08/26 11:25 CDT

Two sky events Aug 27/28: One reason NOT to look up, and one reason to get up early

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Europlanet : Life's a bleach

Posted by Doug Ellison on 2007/08/24 10:30 CDT

Europlanet : Life's a bleach

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Europlanet : RADAR views of Titanian Geology

Posted by Doug Ellison on 2007/08/24 05:38 CDT

Europlanet : RADAR views of Titanian Geology

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Europlanet : Swings and Roundabouts with Rings

Posted by Doug Ellison on 2007/08/24 02:48 CDT

Europlanet : Swings and Roundabouts with Rings

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Europlanet : Embargo? What Embargo?

Posted by Doug Ellison on 2007/08/24 02:01 CDT

Europlanet : Embargo? What Embargo?

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Europlanet : Experience Exploration

Posted by Doug Ellison on 2007/08/23 05:25 CDT

Europlanet : Experience Exploration

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Europlanet : Conference - First Person Perspective

Posted by Doug Ellison on 2007/08/23 12:42 CDT

Europlanet : Conference - First Person Perspective

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Carnival of Space #17

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2007/08/23 11:41 CDT

Carnival of Space #17

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Hayabusa update: Now three of four engines are working!

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2007/08/22 11:50 CDT

Hayabusa update: Now three of four engines are working!

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Europlanet : Great spectrometer - but you broke my laser!

Posted by Doug Ellison on 2007/08/22 08:17 CDT

Europlanet : Great spectrometer - but you broke my laser!

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Europlanet : Simulating the SMART-1 impact

Posted by Doug Ellison on 2007/08/22 06:48 CDT

Europlanet : Simulating the SMART-1 impact

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Dawn launch no earlier than September 26

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2007/08/21 03:08 CDT

Dawn launch no earlier than September 26

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More Activity in NASA's Science Mission Directorate

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2007/08/21 01:47 CDT

More Activity in NASA's Science Mission Directorate

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Europlanet : Up high and down low using H2O

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2007/08/21 11:38 CDT

Europlanet : Up high and down low using H2O

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