The Jet Propulsion Lab brought a big exhibit to the 44th annual meeting of the American Astronomical Society's Division for Planetary Sciences. The Lab's Doug Ellison plays tour guide and forces a reluctant Emily to try her hand at getting Curiosity safely to the surface of Mars.
Tens of thousands of images were taken of Jupiter by the Voyager spacecraft. Why have only a hundred or so been widely processed and published? Emily Lakdawalla explains the hardships and rewards of teasing the beauty out of these treasures.
The second episode of Emily Lakdawalla's new series explains why the vast majority of NASA's space images have never been seen by the public. They are all available online, just waiting for space geeks to turn them into pictorial gold.