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December 2010
Reflections - Personal and Planetary
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7 December 2010
On December 7, 2010, Japan's Akatsuki, the Venus Climate Orbiter, will enter orbit around the "morning star" -- planet Venus. We at NASA are assisting with navigation and entry into orbit.
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Dr. James Green at VASC
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December 2010
As 2010 comes to an end, Dr. Green shares insight into what's currently going on in planetary science in a speech at the Virginia Air and Space Center. "It's really an unbelievable time. There's a revolution going on."
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Planetary Scientists: Do You Have the Mettle?
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December 2010
Those of you following the latest planetary science news on the JAXA Venus Climate Orbiter (VCO) may believe that the VCO mission failed, but I'd like to offer a different perspective.
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About: Dr. James Green
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Dr. Green is the Director of Planetary Science at NASA Headquarters. He views his job as the keeper of NASA's planetary program and the top advocate for that program to flourish and grow.
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