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by Emily Lakdawalla

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Follow the thrilling adventures of planetary missions, past and present, and see the stunningly beautiful photos that they return from space!

Phew!

Emily Lakdawalla • January 19, 2006

OK, back to New Horizons!

Emily Lakdawalla • January 19, 2006

So the Stardust press conference is still going on on NASA TV, but I am now turning to the Internet to monitor the status of New Horizons' third attempted launch day.

How New Horizons' launch date affects its arrival date

Emily Lakdawalla • January 18, 2006

I was looking at that table of launch times for New Horizons and realized that the table included another valuable column of data that I hadn't noticed before: it tells you what year New Horizons will arrive, for each of the possible launch dates.

New Horizons launch scrubbed for today.

Emily Lakdawalla • January 17, 2006

Well, it was a nail-biting morning and too bad that New Horizons didn't go but these things happen pretty frequently.

New Horizons progress report

Emily Lakdawalla • January 12, 2006

There's a new "Expendable Launch Vehicle Status Report" from Kennedy Space Center and it looks like everything is on schedule for a Tuesday launch for New Horizons.

Great news for New Horizons

Emily Lakdawalla • January 09, 2006

I'll just make this an "all New Horizons" morning. The latest Expendable Launch Vehicle Status Report from Kennedy Space Center has some good news for New Horizons.

What will happen just after New Horizons' launch

Emily Lakdawalla • January 09, 2006

Over the weekend, New Horizons principal investigator Alan Stern posted a new "P.I. Perspective" on the official website, and it contained some interesting facts about what's planned for the days immediately following New Horizons' launch.

Cassini, Day By Day

Emily Lakdawalla • January 02, 2006

I've just resurrected a feature on the site that has been lost since our redesign: the "Cassini, Day By Day" pages.

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