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• July 28, 2010
I'm a little late on this, but I thought I should share the news: MSL now has a good head and neck on its shoulders, and has officially "roved".
• July 23, 2010
Enjoy my extremely low-tech animation of Curiosity's first "steps"! Six wheels rolling on Earth -- let's go for six wheels rolling on Mars!
• June 15, 2010
We've already seen IKAROS' view of its deployed sails from cameras attached to the spacecraft, but, in a brilliant idea, the Japanese built IKAROS with two deployable cameras that could view the thing from a distance.
Speaking of spacecraft crashing...
• June 13, 2010
Hayabusa's return: round up some of the amazing photos, movies, and artworks that were posted and shared and Tweeted and re-Tweeted over the previous dozen hours or so.
At 13:51 UTC, the Hayabusa spacecraft -- having traveled to an asteroid and back, surviving countless challenges-- broke up into a fiery meteor over the midnight, midwinter Australian sky.
• June 10, 2010
JAXA finally issued the formal announcement: they successfully expanded IKAROS' square sail!
• June 09, 2010
Several pictures from the sail deployment monitoring cameras showed up on the IKAROS blog overnight.
• June 08, 2010
Just a brief update on IKAROS: According to their blog, JAXA has decided to proceed with the final stage of IKAROS' sail deployment.
• March 17, 2010
Yesterday I posted a bit of a Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter camera image showing the tracks of the Russian Lunokhod 2 rover. Today, I can post for you an image showing the rover's final resting place
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