by Emily Lakdawalla
Follow the thrilling adventures of planetary missions, past and present, and see the stunningly beautiful photos that they return from space!
• October 16, 2008
Last week, the Mars Odyssey team announced that their mission is being extended another two years. This mission extension will be slightly different from previous mission phases due to a planned change in the spacecraft's orbit.
• August 24, 2008
Don Davis is a space artist who takes the question of color in space very seriously.
• May 12, 2008
It's time to check in on what's going on with our trusty robots around the solar system.
• May 05, 2008
Here's what's happening on active planetary missions this week.
• April 28, 2008
I thought it would be fun to start the week by taking stock of what's going on with all the active planetary missions out there.
• March 04, 2008
In the fourth installment in my look at one spot on Mars as seen through the eyes of different spacecraft, we finally get to a mission that is still operational: 2001 Mars Odyssey.
• February 06, 2008
There have been so many missions to Mars, which have sent back so much data, that figuring out how to find images of places on Mars can be really overwhelming.
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