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Deep Space Digest – September 12
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Deep Space Digest – September 12

by Justin CowartSeptember 12, 2014

Yutu celebrates a holiday, Curiosity arrives at Mt. Sharp, Opportunity formats its memory, Rosetta explores 67P, and Cassini studies Saturn’s atmosphere.

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Deep Space Digest – August 29
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Deep Space Digest – August 29

by Justin CowartAugust 29, 2014

Curiosity abandons a drilling target, Opportunity gets a memory reformatting, Rosetta scouts a landing site, and Cassini takes a close look Titan.

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Deep Space Digest – August 15
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Deep Space Digest – August 15

by Justin CowartAugust 16, 2014

Chang’e 5 news, Curiosity meets a sand trap, Opportunity on the move, Rosetta reaches a comet, and Cassini scans Saturn’s magnetosphere.

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Deep Space Digest – August 5
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Deep Space Digest – August 5

by Justin CowartAugust 5, 2014

Venus Express gets a boost, Curiosity lives a hard rock lifestyle, Opportunity sets a record, Rosetta prepares to orbit a comet, and Cassini studies Titan.

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Deep Space Digest – July 18
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Deep Space Digest – July 18

by Justin CowartJuly 19, 2014

Venus Express survives the atmosphere, Curiosity examines a meteorite, Rosetta finds an odd comet, Cassini looks at rings, and New Horizons draws within a year of Pluto.

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Deep Space Digest – July 4
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Deep Space Digest – July 4

by Justin CowartJuly 4, 2014

Venus Express dives deeper, Opportunity spies a moon, Curiosity hits paydirt, Cassini looks at rings, and New Horizons uses Hubble (by way of Earth).

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Deep Space Digest – June 20
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Deep Space Digest – June 20

by Justin CowartJune 20, 2014

Plenty of news to go around this update, from MESSENGER to New Horizons and most missions in between.

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Deep Space Digest – June 6
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Deep Space Digest – June 6

by Justin CowartJune 6, 2014

Venus Express encounters resistance, Opportunity studies dirt, Rosetta approaches its target, Cassini bounces radio waves off Titan, and New Horizons does a dry run.

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Deep Space Digest – May 23
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Deep Space Digest – May 23

by Justin CowartMay 23, 2014

Chang’e 4 delays, Opportunity finds clay, Curiosity drills, Rosetta works to meet a comet, Cassini observes auroras, and New Horizons looks for a target.

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Deep Space Digest – May 9
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Deep Space Digest – May 9

by Justin CowartMay 9, 2014

Opportunity drives backwards, Curiosity drills into Mars, Rosetta finishes waking up, and Cassini studies Saturn’s auroras. (more…)

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Cassini Measures Rhea’s Gravity
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Cassini Measures Rhea’s Gravity

by Justin CowartMarch 14, 2013

On March 9, Cassini made a close approach of Rhea at an altitude of 997 kilometers (620 miles).

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Cassini set to take close-up pictures of Rhea
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Cassini set to take close-up pictures of Rhea

by AstroAggregatorMarch 8, 2013

Tomorrow, on Saturday March 9th, the Cassini probe will take a close look at the surface of Rhea from as little as 1000km away.

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