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Doug Ellison

Doug Ellison

Latest Planetary Radio Appearance

Public Outreach and Amateurs in Space!

09/29/2008 | 0:28:52

Public Outreach and Amateurs in Space!

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Latest Blog Posts

Opportunity takes first gingerly steps into Victoria Crater

Posted 2007/09/13 05:11 CDT | 0 comment

Mars Exploration Rover scientists, engineers and enthusiasts have been playing the waiting game for 10 weeks, watching the much-reported dust storm subside so that Opportunity could get back to doing what it does best - exploring craters.

Europlanet : Life's a bleach

Posted 2007/08/24 10:30 CDT | 0 comment

Europlanet : Life's a bleach

Europlanet: RADAR views of Titanian Geology

Posted 2007/08/24 05:38 CDT | 0 comment

"What plays in Potsdam stays in Potsdam" - that's how Ralph described a problem I mentioned over at UMSF where I explained I couldn't combine the audio of my talk with the MOV of the slides because you're not allowed to record presentations. It's "law of the stag" for conferences. So, in the spirit of the law, here's an overview of Ralph's excellent overview of Titanian geology as seen by various RADAR passes.

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Latest Processed Space Images

View into Hidden Valley, Curiosity sol 703

View into Hidden Valley, Curiosity sol 703

Posted 2014/08/22 | 0 comments

Hidden Valley is an east-west valley filled with sand ripples. Curiosity entered it on sol 706 but found the sand too slippery and had to retreat.

The north edge of Kimberley, Curiosity sol 580

The north edge of Kimberley, Curiosity sol 580

Posted 2014/03/28 | 0 comments

While parked about 4 meters from the north edge of Kimberley, Curiosity took almost 250 images of the outcrop with the higher-resolution Mastcam. The rock layers are tilted gently away from the rover. In places, windblown sand has piled up against the rock. Small cascades of loose material disturb the drifted sand in places.

Spirit at El Dorado dunes, sol 708

Spirit at El Dorado dunes, sol 708

Posted 2014/01/03 | 0 comments

After descending from Husband Hill, Spirit crept to the edge of a dark dune field named El Dorado on sol 708 (December 30, 2005).

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