Emily Lakdawalla's blogs from 2003
Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2003/11/14 12:00 CST
New observations reported this week in the journal Nature have cast doubt on the theory that thick deposits of ground ice lie conveniently close to the surface in permanently shadowed crater floors at the lunar poles.
Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2003/10/16 01:00 CDT
Recent radar observations of Saturn’s moon Titan have produced the first direct evidence that the second largest moon in the solar system may be hiding pools of liquid hydrocarbons underneath its smoggy atmosphere.
Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2003/04/25 01:00 CDT
Scientists working on the European Space Agency's (ESA's) Mars Express detailed the mission's ambitious plan to study Mars from the top of its atmosphere to several kilometers beneath its surface, at a press conference in London, England last week.
In 2016, The Planetary Society’s LightSail program will take the technology a step further.