Category Archives: Deep Space Robotics

The Surface of Jupiter Mapped in High Resolution: Video

Wow. The array of colors and texture which makes up high resolution map video Jupiter surface storms has never been seen with such vivid clarity. Cited:  “These new maps and spinning globes of Jupiter were made from observations performed with … Continue reading

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Oh, Pluto! Oh, Charon! More Stunning Detailed Images Astound Earth Scientists & the Public

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I’ve been collecting images from this summer’s historic Pluto fly-by, and here are some of the most recent. I feel like I ought to apologize for not posting more often, but I sustained a very serious injury this summer and … Continue reading

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Newly Updated #PlutoFlyBy Video Released by NASA

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Pluto’s Largest Moon Charon Like You Have Never Seen It

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Pluto swings about her largest moon in a delicate gravity dance that is not unlike a space ballet of sorts. Charon’s size creates a gravity tug that causes the large moon to pull at Pluto, creating an almost “binary-twin” type … Continue reading

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New Zoomed Photo of Pluto Reveals Ice Mountains Up to 11,000 Feet High

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You knew it was going to be stellar. One NASA scientist has already made reference to the “incoming waterfall of data” which would be following yesterday’s historic #Plutoflyby by New Horizons. The photo below, courtesy of The New York Times, … Continue reading

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