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What's Up Blog: Thoughts about our solar system by Jane Houston Jones
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Cassini Prepares for Last Up-close Look at Hyperion
Cassini Prepares for Last Up-close Look at Hyperion   28 May 2015
NASA's Cassini spacecraft will make its final close approach to Saturn's large, irregularly shaped moon Hyperion on Sunday, May 31. Read More
So Far, All Clear: New Horizons Team Completes First Search for Pluto System Hazards
So Far, All Clear: New Horizons Team Completes First Search for Pluto System Hazards   28 May 2015
NASA's New Horizons team has analyzed the first set of hazard-search images of the Pluto system taken by the approaching spacecraft itself - and so far, all looks clear for the spacecraft's safe passage. Read More
Dawn
Dawn Spirals Closer to Ceres, Returns a New View   28 May 2015
A new view of Ceres, taken by NASA's Dawn spacecraft on May 23, shows finer detail is becoming visible on the dwarf planet. Read More
NASA's New Horizons Sees More Detail as It Draws Closer to Pluto
NASA's New Horizons Sees More Detail as It Draws Closer to Pluto   27 May 2015
What a difference 20 million miles makes! Images of Pluto from NASA's New Horizons spacecraft are growing in scale as the spacecraft approaches its mysterious target. The new images, taken May 8-12 using a powerful telescopic camera. Read More
Calendars: Solar System Launches & Events
08 Jun 2015 40th Anniversary, Venera 9: Launch
08 Jun 2015 50th Anniversary, Luna 6: Launch
09 Jun 2015 30th Anniversary, Vega 1: Balloon and Lander Operations at Venus
13 Jun 2015 5th Anniversary, Hayabusa: Sample Return to Earth
14 Jun 2015 40th Anniversary, Venera 10: Launch
15 Jun 2015 30th Anniversary, Vega 2: Venus Landing
19 Jun 2015 20th Anniversary, Ulysses: 1st North Polar Pass
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