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Doug Ellison at Europlanet 2008: Europlanet Wrap-up

Emily Lakdawalla • September 30, 2008

Doug Ellison at Europlanet 2008: Europlanet Wrap-up

Doug Ellison at Europlanet 2008: Kaguya update

Emily Lakdawalla • September 30, 2008

Doug Ellison at Europlanet 2008: Kaguya update

Dawn Journal: One Year Since Launch

Marc Rayman • September 30, 2008

On the first anniversary of its departure from Earth, Dawn continues with what it has been doing for most of its time in space. With the greatest patience, it is gently reshaping its orbit around the Sun with its ion propulsion system.

Mars Exploration Rovers Update: Opportunity Embarks on New Endeavour, Spirit Gets Back To Normal Schedule

A.J.S. Rayl • September 30, 2008

It's been a September to remember for the Mars Exploration Rovers with Spirit producing enough power to return to its science assignments on a daily basis and Opportunity commanding the spotlight once again as it embarked on a long journey toward a new, humongous crater and one of the most ambitious adventures undertaken on the mission.

Third Time's No Charm: MESSENGER's Third Gravity Assist Successful, But "Safe Mode" Interrupts Science

Emily Lakdawalla • September 30, 2008

Yesterday, the MESSENGER spacecraft sailed past Mercury at an altitude of just 228 kilometres and a relative speed of 5.4 kilometers per second.

Phoenix Update, Sol 123: Press briefing with carbonates, clays, and snow!

Emily Lakdawalla • September 29, 2008

Phoenix Update, Sol 123: Press briefing with carbonates, clays, and snow!

Quake Catcher Network: [email protected] Spinoff Tracks Earth-Shakers

Amir Alexander • September 28, 2008

One of the youngest off-springs of [email protected] has been getting a great deal of attention recently. Known as the Quake-Catcher Network (QCN), this distributed computing project makes use of thousands of volunteers' computers to locate and track earthquakes.

Plumbing on Mars: HiRISE Reveals Groundwater Cracks

Ryan Anderson • September 26, 2008

This image from the HiRISE camera on the Mars Reconaissance Orbiter, shows cracks in the rocks on Mars that once formed the underground plumbing through which groundwater traveled.

Carnival of Space #72

Emily Lakdawalla • September 26, 2008

Carnival of Space #72

Doug Ellison at Europlanet 2008: Monitoring Venus with the VMC

Emily Lakdawalla • September 25, 2008

Doug Ellison at Europlanet 2008: Monitoring Venus with the VMC

Doug Ellison at Europlanet 2008: Small update for a small asteroid

Emily Lakdawalla • September 25, 2008

Doug Ellison at Europlanet 2008: Small update for a small asteroid

Doug Ellison at Europlanet 2008: To reach out, let people in

Emily Lakdawalla • September 24, 2008

Doug Ellison at Europlanet 2008: To reach out, let people in

An update on Ulysses: Recovery from sun sensor anomaly

Emily Lakdawalla • September 24, 2008

An update on Ulysses: Recovery from sun sensor anomaly

Some basic information on the upcoming Shenzhou 7 launch

Emily Lakdawalla • September 24, 2008

Some basic information on the upcoming Shenzhou 7 launch

Doug Ellison at Europlanet 2008: To be bold, be small (part 2)

Emily Lakdawalla • September 23, 2008

Doug Ellison at Europlanet 2008: To be bold, be small (part 2)

Doug Ellison at Europlanet 2008: To be bold, be small (part 1)

Emily Lakdawalla • September 23, 2008

Doug Ellison at Europlanet 2008: To be bold, be small (part 1)

Website problems

Emily Lakdawalla • September 23, 2008

Website problems

Ulysses is in peril

Emily Lakdawalla • September 22, 2008

Ulysses is in peril

What's up in the solar system for the week of September 22

Emily Lakdawalla • September 22, 2008

What's up in the solar system for the week of September 22

Doug Ellison at Europlanet 2008: Arrival and Mars' north pole

Emily Lakdawalla • September 22, 2008

Doug Ellison at Europlanet 2008: Arrival and Mars' north pole

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