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What's Up - October 2014
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What's Up Blog: Thoughts about our solar system by Jane Houston Jones
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Cassini
Cassini Sees Sunny Seas on Titan   30 Oct 2014
As it soared past Saturn's large moon Titan recently, NASA's Cassini spacecraft caught a glimpse of bright sunlight reflecting off hydrocarbon seas. Read More
LADEE
NASA's LRO Spacecraft Captures Images of LADEE's Impact Crater   28 Oct 2014
NASA'S Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) spacecraft has spied a new crater on the lunar surface; one made from the impact of NASA's Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) mission. Read More
Rosetta
Rosetta's Comet Scrambling Its Jets   24 Oct 2014
Rosetta's comet destination is beginning to show a clearly visible increase in activity. Read More
Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter
Mars Orbiter's Spectrometer Shows Oort Comet's Coma   24 Oct 2014
The imaging spectrometer on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has provided an image of the coma surrounding a comet that flew near Mars this week. Read More
Calendars: Solar System Launches & Events
01 Nov 2014 20th Anniversary, Wind: Launch
02 Nov 2014 5th Anniversary, Cassini Enceladus Flyby
05 Nov 2014 1st Anniversary, Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM): Launch
05 Nov 2014 50th Anniversary, Mariner 3: Launch
06 Nov 2014 40th Anniversary, Luna 23: Landed on Lunar Surface
06 Nov 2014 50th Anniversary, Mariner 3: End of Mars Mission
09 Nov 2014 40th Anniversary, Luna 23: End of Lunar Mission
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Last Updated: 30 Oct 2014