Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/09/18 11:06 CDT
Phoenix Mission Receives OK to Listen for Sounds on Mars
Posted by Ryan Anderson on 2008/09/17 08:55 CDT
I am sort of breaking my own protocol here by posting about Gale crater before I hear the presentations today, but since we will immediately go into discussion and decision making after it is presented this morning, I figured that it would be good to familiarize you with it now.
Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/09/17 04:41 CDT
Welcome to the solar system, Haumea, Hi'iaka, and Namaka
Posted by Ryan Anderson on 2008/09/16 09:20 CDT
Miyamoto crater is an ancient crater about 150 km southwest of where the Opportunity rover is right now. The potential landing site has some interesting mineralogy, particularly evidence for phyllosilicate (clay) minerals.
Posted by Ryan Anderson on 2008/09/16 07:20 CDT
We covered a LOT today, so I have decided to split things up. This post will cover the talks in the morning and then I will give each site its own post.
Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/09/16 01:27 CDT
MSL landing site meeting: Getting beaten up is good for science
Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/09/15 11:09 CDT
MSL landing site meeting: Where on Mars to look for ancient life
Fifteen years ago, Society members and passionate space advocates like you helped save the Pluto mission. Now we can do the same for missions to Europa and Mars.
Join over 26,400 people who have completed their petition and consider a donation to support advocacy efforts.