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Join Our Galactic Quest for Exoplanets

Posted by Susan Lendroth on 2010/09/30 06:07 CDT

Join Our Galactic Quest for Exoplanets

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Mars Climate Sounder Watches Mars Weather to Prepare for Curiosity Landing

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/09/30 12:46 CDT

Mars Climate Sounder Watches Mars Weather to Prepare for Curiosity Landing

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Bill Nye Connects with Space People at IAC

Posted by Susan Lendroth on 2010/09/30 12:23 CDT

The 61st International Astronautical Congress (IAC)is being held in Prague in the Czech Republic, and Bill Nye is attending on behalf of the Planetary Society.

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Chang'E 2 launches in less than 24 hours, weather permitting

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/09/30 12:04 CDT

Chang'E 2 launches in less than 24 hours, weather permitting

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Mars Exploration Rovers Update: Spirit Snoozes through September , Opportunity Bolts Past Halfway Mark to Endeavour Crater

Posted by A.J.S. Rayl on 2010/09/30 12:00 CDT

As Opportunity picked up the pace to Endeavour Crater this month and crossed the halfway point on the long journey from Victoria Crater and Spirit continued sleeping in hibernation mode, the Mars Exploration Rovers chalked up their 81st month of what was supposed to have been just a three-month tour of the Red Planet.

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Fourth MSL Landing Site Workshop: Day 2: Reports from Ryan Anderson

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/09/30 11:37 CDT

Fourth MSL Landing Site Workshop: Day 2: Reports from Ryan Anderson

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Carnival of Space #171 and Planetary Radio on Science on the ISS

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/09/30 11:33 CDT

Carnival of Space #171 and Planetary Radio on Science on the ISS

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What's up in the solar system in October 2010

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/09/29 01:34 CDT

What's up in the solar system in October 2010

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Mars Climate Sounder Watches Mars Weather to Prepare for Curiosity Landing

Posted by David Kass on 2010/09/29 12:00 CDT

Two weeks ago Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter and Mars Climate Sounder (MCS) started a four-week campaign to support entry, descent, and landing phase for the next Mars rover, Mars Science Laboratory (or "Curiosity").

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Fourth MSL Landing Site Workshop: Day 1 notes: Introduction, biosignatures, and mineralogy

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/09/28 05:57 CDT

Fourth MSL Landing Site Workshop: Day 1 notes: Introduction, biosignatures, and mineralogy

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China to launch Chang'E 2 on Friday, October 1

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/09/28 12:14 CDT

China to launch Chang'E 2 on Friday, October 1

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Dawn Journal: Third anniversary in space, and how to map Vesta

Posted by Marc Rayman on 2010/09/28 11:48 CDT

Dawn Journal: Third anniversary in space, and how to map Vesta

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Fourth MSL Landing Site Workshop: A review

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/09/27 05:59 CDT

Fourth MSL Landing Site Workshop: A review

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Voyager Mission Status Bulletins: Jupiter and Saturn

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/09/24 01:27 CDT

Voyager Mission Status Bulletins: Jupiter and Saturn

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Review: Recess Monkey: The Final Funktier

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/09/24 12:13 CDT

Review: Recess Monkey: The Final Funktier

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Venus: Not so neat and tidy as we thought

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/09/23 12:12 CDT

Pioneer Venus discovered a stable "dipole" near Venus' north pole, and Venus Express found the same thing near Venus' south pole. Except now Venus Express has found it's not as stable as once thought.

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Opportunity rolls up to Oileán Ruaidh

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/09/22 05:17 CDT

Opportunity is continuing to make tracks toward Endeavour crater, but just because she's got a goal for her road trip doesn't mean she won't stop and smell the flowers from time to time. Er, did I say "flowers?" I meant "meteorites."

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Deep Impact approaching Hartley 2

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/09/22 04:23 CDT

Deep Impact approaching Hartley 2

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Pretty picture: Europa and Jupiter

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/09/21 05:29 CDT

Pretty picture: Europa and Jupiter

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Seeing Curiosity

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/09/20 04:32 CDT

Seeing Curiosity

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