by Emily Lakdawalla
Follow the thrilling adventures of planetary missions, past and present, and see the stunningly beautiful photos that they return from space!
• November 03, 2008
Carnival of Space #76
• November 01, 2008
On its way to the Moon, Chandrayaan-1 photographs Earth, but flips the photo
• October 31, 2008
A brief Phoenix update
Another day, another drive: on sols 1,693 and 1,695 the Opportunity rover conducted two more lengthy drives to the south, totaling almost 200 meters. On the other side of the planet, Spirit is FINALLY in motion again.
• October 30, 2008
Early science results from MESSENGER's second Mercury flyby
When MESSENGER flew past Mercury for a second time on October 6, 2008, its cameras snapped photos of an impressive 30 percent of the planet's surface that had never previously been seen by spacecraft.
• October 29, 2008
Phoenix update: Entry into and exit from safe mode, no science for a few days' recharging
Chandrayaan-1 update: Still in Earth orbit, closer to the Moon
• October 28, 2008
Schedule notes for tomorrow: Constellation and MESSENGER
The beginning of the end for Phoenix: No more robotic arm operations
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