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Ted Stryk over Europa

Ted Stryk

I am a philosophy professor at Roane State Community College in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Planetary exploration has always been an interest of mine. You can follow me on twitter @tedstryk for the latest updates on my work, which I often post on my blog, Planetary Images from Then and Now. Please note that since the processed images are copyrighted, they should not be reused without permission. If you are interested in using any of my work, please contact me at strykt@roanestate.edu or tedstryk@gmail.com.

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Latest Blog Posts

Venus From 33 Years Ago, and Why We Need to Explore

Posted 2015/03/05 02:41 CST | 1 comment

Thirty-three years ago today, Venera 14 plunged through the thick Venusian atmosphere to the surface. Ted Styrk shares some of his processed images from the Venera lander missions to Venus—and makes a plea for us to return.

Some Recent Views of Mars from Hubble

Posted 2014/11/26 04:50 CST | 0 comment

Ted Stryk showcases some of his processed versions of recent Hubble Space Telescope views of Mars.

45th Binghamton Geomorphology Symposium Report

Posted 2014/09/23 12:15 CDT | 1 comment

The 45th Binghamton Geomorphology Symposium, usually focused on terrestrial studies, shifted this year to planetary science. Ted Stryk gives us an overview.

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Latest Processed Space Images

Asteroids and comets visited by spacecraft as of August 2014, in color, excepting Vesta

Asteroids and comets visited by spacecraft as of August 2014, in color, excepting Vesta

Posted 2015/03/13 | 0 comments

A montage of 17 of the 18 asteroids and comets that have been photographed up close as of August 2014, when Rosetta arrived at comet Churyumov-Gerasimenko. This version is in color and shows the bodies at their correct relative (though not absolute) albedo or brightness. Not included are Vesta or Ceres, both of which are many times larger than Lutetia.

Venera 14 view of the surface of Venus

Venera 14 view of the surface of Venus

Posted 2015/03/05 | 0 comments

Venera 14 operated on the surface of Venus for 57 minutes on March 5, 1982. This image from the lander was processed by Ted Stryk.

Venera 14's last image of Venus

Venera 14's last image of Venus

Posted 2015/03/05 | 0 comments

Around 6:00 UTC on March 5, 1982, this picture was being returned by Venera 14 as it fell silent forever. It remains humanity's last view from the surface of Venus.

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