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Another lunar lander photographed: Surveyor 1!

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2009/09/30 05:40 CDT

Another lunar lander photographed: Surveyor 1!

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

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2009/09/30 02:05 CDT

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

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Mars Exploration Rovers Update: Embedded Spirit Waits Exit Approval, Opportunity Celebrates New Mars Year with New Record

Posted by A.J.S. Rayl on 2009/09/30 12:00 CDT

From notable achievements and new discoveries to trials and tribulations and harbingers of hope, the Mars Exploration Rovers seemed to experience the gamut on the Red Planet this September, their 69th month on an expedition that originally set out back in 2004 for a three-month tour.

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MESSENGER went into safe mode before closest approach

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2009/09/30 10:14 CDT

MESSENGER went into safe mode before closest approach

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Opportunity on the move

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2009/09/29 11:49 CDT

Opportunity rover is driving, driving, driving. It departed the meteorite named Block Island on sol 2,004 and has routinely clocked 70 meters per driving day (with drives every other day).

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A little drama during the MESSENGER Mercury flyby

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2009/09/29 07:18 CDT

A little drama during the MESSENGER Mercury flyby

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MESSENGER just passed closest approach!

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2009/09/29 05:58 CDT

MESSENGER just passed closest approach!

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MESSENGER's latest Mercury image

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2009/09/29 07:13 CDT

MESSENGER's latest Mercury image

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Now it's Cabeus, not Cabeus A, for LCROSS

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2009/09/28 04:19 CDT

Now it's Cabeus, not Cabeus A, for LCROSS

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Carnival of Space #122

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2009/09/28 03:27 CDT

Carnival of Space #122

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Dawn, now with 33% more Vesta

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2009/09/28 03:27 CDT

Dawn, now with 33% more Vesta

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Dawn Journal: Good Performance Means a Longer Stay at Vesta!

Posted by Marc Rayman on 2009/09/28 03:23 CDT

Dawn is celebrating the second anniversary of leaving its home planet by engaging in the same function it has performed most of its time in space: with the utmost patience, it is using its ion propulsion system to gradually modify its orbit around the Sun.

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Planetary Radio Q and A: Who sees better, Hubble or ground-based scopes with adaptive optics?

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2009/09/28 12:07 CDT

Planetary Radio Q and A: Who sees better, Hubble or ground-based scopes with adaptive optics?

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Fifty-five hours from Mercury

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2009/09/28 09:52 CDT

Fifty-five hours from Mercury

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My Tweets this week

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2009/09/26 05:07 CDT

My Tweets this week

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The "Water on the Moon" Hoopla, Part 2: The murkier part of the story

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2009/09/25 05:02 CDT

The "Water on the Moon" Hoopla, Part 2: The murkier part of the story

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The "Water on the Moon" Hoopla, Part 1: There's water on the Moon!

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2009/09/25 02:32 CDT

The "Water on the Moon" Hoopla, Part 1: There's water on the Moon!

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Here comes Mercury

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2009/09/25 12:30 CDT

Here comes Mercury

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Planetary Society Statement on Water on the Moon

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2009/09/24 02:31 CDT

Planetary Society Statement on Water on the Moon

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The Moon as seen by Cassini VIMS, processed by an amateur

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2009/09/24 01:17 CDT

The Moon as seen by Cassini VIMS, processed by an amateur

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