Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Enceladus Debate

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/33301127/ns/technology_and_science-space/
I think sublimation is most likely. Hopefully Cassini can shed further light on this. Sending another probe to Saturn should come after we explore Jupiter's icy moons.

Monday, October 12, 2009

It ain't cheap

http://www.newsweek.com/id/217018

Private industry to the rescue again.

LCROSS Was a Dud

if you were trying to watch from your backyard which luckily I wasn't
http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/LCROSS/main/index.html

Now we just need to wait to see what data it produced which is more important in the long run.

Thursday, October 08, 2009

Not Zombie, Xombie!

http://cosmiclog.msnbc.msn.com/archive/2009/10/07/2091980.aspx

They're #2, so they try harder.

C.O.L.B.E.R.T. Treadmill Operational

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/33216794/ns/technology_and_science-space/

Not bad!

They still should have named the next module "Serenity"

LCROSS Update

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/33210044/ns/technology_and_science-space/

It is going to be cloudy here, so I'm not getting up.
:(

Oh well, there is always NASA TV & YouTube!
:)

No Worries Mate

http://www.space.com/scienceastronomy/091007-apophis-hazard.html

Mars Rover Update

Status (Spirit: antenna problems in addition to still being stuck; Opportunity: driving fool):
http://marsrovers.jpl.nasa.gov/mission/status.html#spirit

Spirit Picture:
http://marsrovers.jpl.nasa.gov/spotlight/20090914a.html

Opportunity Picture (another meteorite!):
http://marsrovers.jpl.nasa.gov/gallery/press/opportunity/20091002a.html

Squyers wins award:
http://marsrovers.jpl.nasa.gov/spotlight/20091005a.html
Good for him. His legacy is assured: the most successful robotic mission in history.