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BLDGBLOG: Landscapes by Remote Control
"Clancey's look at the "robotic geologists" humans have sent to Mars over the past decade explores the strange phenomenon of science-at-a-distance, pursued, measured, recorded, and analyzed by human controllers located on another planet. "
book  review  science  remote-sensing  satellite  planetary  astronomy  mars  material 
october 2012 by tsuomela
Welcome! | Janet Vertesi
A Ph.D. graduate from Cornell University in Science and Technology Studies.
people  research  astronomy  sts  information  collaboration  ethnography  Mars 
february 2011 by tsuomela
Phoenix Lander Team: It Snows at Night on Mars | Universe Today
Phoenix landed at the north arctic region on Mars (68.22°N, 234.25°E) on May 25th, 2008. On Mars, this was just before the summer solstice. Phoenix operated for 5 months, and was able to observe conditions as the seasons changed from summer to winter, giving science teams an unprecedented look at the planet's changing weather patterns, including frost and precipitation.
astronomy  planetary  Mars  observation 
july 2009 by tsuomela
Phoenix Mars Mission - Home
The University of Arizona is honored to be the first public university to lead a mission to Mars. The Phoenix Mars Mission, scheduled to land May 25, 2008, is the first in NASA's "Scout Program." Scouts are designed to be highly innovative and relatively
astronomy  physics  astrophysics  planetary  Mars 
june 2008 by tsuomela

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