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61. New Kaguya images

(Web Page; Mon Apr 23 02:10:00 CDT 2012)

Just before the Thanksgiving holiday week, JAXA issued a press release with images from another of Kaguya's many cameras, the Terrain Camera. It's a nice image at really high resolution; the enlarged version is 20 meters per pixel. (Th...

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62. What's up in the solar system for the week of June 16

(Web Page; Wed Aug 29 15:51:00 CDT 2012)

I'm back from vacation and slowly getting back up to speed, so it's a good time to check in on what's going on with our trusty robots around the solar system. Before I do that I want to give a big thanks to Jim and James for their contr...

Description: What's up in the solar system for the week of June 16

63. What's up in the solar system for the week of June 23

(Web Page; Wed Aug 29 15:51:00 CDT 2012)

Let's check in on what's going on with our trusty robots around the solar system.Cassini continues its stable once-per-week orbits of Saturn; it just this morning passed periapsis (its closest approach) of Rev 73, crossing to the sunlit ...

Description: What's up in the solar system for the week of June 23

64. What's up in the solar system for the week of July 28

(Web Page; Wed Aug 29 15:51:00 CDT 2012)

Let's check in on the twenty spacecraft exploring the solar system. First up: I was expecting this morning to find some images from Mars Express' closest-ever encounter with Phobos, but so far there's nothing new on the ESA website. I'...

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65. What's up in the solar system for the week of July 14

(Web Page; Wed Aug 29 15:51:00 CDT 2012)

What's new in the solar system this week?As has been the trend for the last few weeks, there aren't a lot of close encounters planned for the Cassini mission, which continues its stable once-per-week orbits of Saturn; it just this mornin...

Description: What's up in the solar system for the week of July 14

66. What's up in the solar system for the week of July 7

(Web Page; Wed Aug 29 15:51:00 CDT 2012)

Time to take my weekly census of the spacecraft exploring the solar system. It looks like a quiet week for Cassini, which continues its stable once-per-week orbits of Saturn; it just this morning passed periapsis (its closest approach) ...

Description: What's up in the solar system for the week of July 7

67. Dawn Journal: One Year Since Launch

(Web Page; Mon Aug 04 11:09:00 CDT 2014)

Dear Dawnniversaries, On the first anniversary of its departure from Earth, Dawn continues with what it has been doing for most of its time in space. With the greatest patience, it is gently reshaping its orbit around the Sun with its i...

Description: On the first anniversary of its departure from Earth, Dawn continues with what it has been doing for most of its time in space. With the greatest patience, it is gently reshaping its orbit around the Sun with its ion propulsion system.

68. What's up in the solar system for the week of July 21

(Web Page; Mon Oct 05 17:59:00 CDT 2015)

I'm finally back home from a long trip visiting family, so it's time for me to get back in the swing of things by checking up on the current activities of the twenty spacecraft exploring the solar system. I'm going to change things up t...

Description: I'm finally back home from a long trip visiting family, so it's time for me to get back in the swing of things by checking up on the current activities of the twenty spacecraft exploring the solar system.

69. Chang'e 3 update: Rocket shipped to launch site; ten possible rover names announced

(Web Page; Tue May 29 05:17:00 CDT 2018)

China's Chang'e 3 lunar soft lander and rover are proceeding toward a planned December launch. The Long March-3B rocket departed Beijing for the Xichang launch facility yesterday, and is expected to arrive November 1. "All tests on the C...

Description: China's Chang'e 3 lunar soft lander and rover are proceeding toward a planned December launch. The Long March-3B rocket departed Beijing for the Xichang launch facility yesterday, and is expected to arrive November 1. Meanwhile, 190,000 contest entries have been winnowed to a list of ten possible names for the rover.

70. LPSC, Day 2: Morning sessions on our Moon and Saturn's moons

(Web Page; Mon Apr 23 02:00:00 CDT 2012)

This morning at the Lunar and Planetary Science Conference would have presented a challenge to me. On the one hand, there's the Moon, with a whole session devoted to Chandrayaan-1 and Chang'e 1 (actually, upon reading the abstracts, it ...

Description: LPSC, Day 2: Morning sessions on our Moon and Saturn's moons

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