Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2009/08/31 06:10 CDT
High in the Arctic, just below Earth's north polar ice cap, biologists, geologists, and engineers come together in Svalbard every August to practice and prepare for an expedition to Mars.
Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2009/08/31 04:53 CDT
What's up in the solar system in September 2009: MESSENGER's 3rd Mercury flyby coming up!
Posted by A.J.S. Rayl on 2009/08/31 12:00 CDT
The Mars Exploration Rovers hunkered down in place in August and delivered more mission "gold" as they achieved new milestones and uncovered more scientific gems, not the least of which was a blockbuster of a meteorite. But August proved to be a stormy month, uniquely challenging and one that many on the Mars Exploration Team will never forget.
Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2009/08/31 11:59 CDT
Station Fire update: Mount Wilson Observatory still there, but still under threat
Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2009/08/29 08:34 CDT
The Station Fire is near JPL and even closer to Mt. Wilson