Posted by A.J.S. Rayl on 2008/08/31 12:00 CDT
Clear skies and a warming Sun brightened winter in the southern hemisphere of the Red Planet, giving the Mars Exploration Rovers, appropriately enough, an august month. Opportunity packed up, left Cape Verde in the dust, and made headlines when it roved out of Victoria Crater last Thursday. On the other side of the planet, Spirit picked up the pace of photographing its surroundings for its next big, 360-degree, full color panorama.
Posted by Marc Rayman on 2008/08/28 01:14 CDT
The Dawn spacecraft continues to make good progress on its adventure to unlock scientific secrets hidden deep in the main asteroid belt, between Mars and Jupiter.
Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/08/26 11:06 CDT
Asteroids and comets to scale, as a single image for printing or Powerpoint
Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/08/25 04:12 CDT
What's up in the solar system for the week of August 25
Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/08/20 06:39 CDT
Things that probably won't ever be called planets, but maybe they should
Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/08/16 05:12 CDT
What's up in the solar system for the week of August 18
Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/08/15 11:04 CDT
First image of a speck of Mars dust from the Atomic Force Microscope
Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/08/13 06:07 CDT
Phoenix sol 76 update: Digging at Neverland, Cupboard, Stone Soup, Snow White, Burn Alive; samples for microscope and TEGA 5; and more