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Solar System News - listed by date

All Solar System News stories (most recent at top):

 08/12/10 Extended Period of Lower Solar Activity Linked to Changes in Sun's Conveyor Belt

 05/13/10 Silver Tells a Story of Early Earth: Water Here Since Planet's Very Early Days

 08/27/09 Connections among Solar Cycle, Stratosphere and Ocean Discovered

 08/21/09 Impact on Jupiter - July 2009

 08/16/09 Solar Cycle Linked to Global Climate

 06/26/09 Where have all the sunspots gone?

 06/18/09 Scientists Create First Comprehensive Computer Model of Sunspots

 10/29/07 Comet Holmes

 10/24/07 Solar Telescope Reaches 120,000 Feet on Jumbo-Jet-Sized Balloon

 11/06/06 Mercury Transit on November 8, 2006

 08/24/06 Pluto demoted - no longer a Planet!

 01/11/06 Stardust returns - with comet dust!

 09/22/05 Mars Opposition on October 30, 2005

 03/18/05 Sun-Earth Day 2005 (March 20, 2005)

 01/14/05 Deep Impact Launch

 12/30/04 Huygens probe on its way to Titan

 10/28/04 Cassini Titan Flyby in October 2004

 10/27/04 Lunar Eclipse in October 2004

 10/01/04 Asteroid Toutatis Passes Near Earth

 06/30/04 Cassini arrives at Saturn

 06/11/04 Cassini approaches Saturn's moon Phoebe

 06/02/04 Venus Transit in June 2004

 04/21/04 Hubble Servicing Mission Canceled

 03/17/04 New planetoid named Sedna discovered

 02/26/04 Rosetta ready to go!

 01/15/04 Rosetta mission prepares for launch

 01/14/04 A Rover on the Red Planet! Spirit Will Look at the Geology of Mars

 10/31/03 New Moons of Uranus and Neptune

 10/24/03 Space weather storms from the Sun

 09/19/03 Galileo Reaches the End of its Road

 08/07/03 Mars Opposition in August 2003

 07/10/03 Mars Exploration Rovers Launched

 06/06/03 Solar Eclipse on May 31, 2003

 04/25/03 Mars Rover Landing Sites Selected

 04/11/03 More Moons around Jupiter & Saturn

 03/20/03 More and more Moons of Jupiter

 03/07/03 Mercury Transit on May 7, 2003

 02/28/03 Searching for more moons of Pluto

 02/20/03 A "NEAT" comet!

 01/31/03 SOHO watches comet passing Sun

 01/21/03 Rosetta Mission Update

 12/18/02 The Odyssey Spacecraft Brings News from Mars!

 12/11/02 A Jupiter moon that has more holes than Swiss cheese!

 04/12/02 Missions Possible!

 01/04/02 Something Old, Something New...

 05/11/01 Mars Global Surveyor Still Going Strong!

 04/19/01 Mars Exploration Takes on a Whole New Look This Spring

 04/09/01 Sun-Earth Day Coming Soon!

 04/04/01 Massive Sunspot! (Updated!)

 03/30/01 Massive Sunspot!

 02/05/01 IMAGE Shows off its Best Stuff!

 01/19/01 Saturn Holds Title for Most Moons! (Updated)

 01/04/01 Ulysses Head South for Solar Maximum

 12/22/00 Eclipse Mania!

 12/19/00 Exciting News from the Red Planet!

 11/09/00 Saturn Holds Title for Most Moons!

 11/02/00 Ulysses Going Strong During Solar Maximum

 09/26/00 Voyager - Where No Spacecraft Has Ever Gone Before!

 09/19/00 New Ulysses Solar Word Search!

 08/26/00 Ocean on Europa?

 08/13/00 NASA Will Roam Around Mars with Rover (Updated!)

 08/05/00 NASA Will Roam Around Mars with Rover

 06/22/00 New Evidence for Water on Mars

 06/02/00 Galileo Finds More Volcanoes on Io

 05/10/00 SOHO Captures Planetary Alignment

 03/29/00 NASA Needs to Change Mars Program

 03/13/00 SOHO Watches Waves

 03/09/00 Scientists Find Uranus Moons... Again?

 02/14/00 Spring is no Picnic on Uranus

 01/27/00 Mars Lander may be Alive

 01/10/00 Still Looking for Lander

 01/07/00 Galileo is Still Going Strong!

 01/06/00 1999-- A Year in Review...

 12/09/99 Oh No, Not Again!

 12/01/99 Mars Polar Lander Coming Soon!

 10/04/99 NASA Loses Climate Orbiter (Updated!)

 09/27/99 NASA Loses Climate Orbiter

 08/16/99 Cassini Flyby Dangerous for Earth!

 08/16/99 Yet Another Moon for Uranus...

 07/09/99 NASA Names Next Two Discovery Missions

 07/06/99 Can an Eclipse Change Gravity?

 06/23/99 SOHO Catches Glimpse of the Sun's "Far Side"

 06/17/99 Dust Around Moon Gives Clues to Planetary Rings

 06/09/99 Bacteria Survives in Mars Environment

 06/04/99 Chlorine Found in Io Atmosphere Leads to Salt?

 05/28/99 Scientists Create 3-D Map of Mars

 05/10/99 Scientists Have Found Ancient Mars to be Like Earth

 03/29/99 Galileo Finds Veritable Chemical Factory On Europa

 03/26/99 Field trip to Mars?

 03/10/99 "S" Marks The Spot For Solar Activity

 02/22/99 Mars Global Surveyor Reaches Mapping Orbit

 02/11/99 Pluto Reclaims Title as Ninth Planet

 12/14/98 ACE Studies Solar "Sneezes"

 12/10/98 Solar Wind Putting the Squeeze on Earth's Atmosphere

 12/02/98 Cassini Probe Burning for Venus

 11/15/98 Meteor Shower May Cause Problem with Spacecraft

 09/21/98 Galileo Discovers Origin of Jupiter's Rings

 08/06/98 Contact with SOHO Re-established

 07/03/98 SOHO - Lost in Space!

 07/01/98 Try Our New Solar Wordsearch Game!!

 06/08/98 ACE Satellite Probes Solar Event

 05/01/98 Tornadoes on the Sun!

 04/24/98 An Overview of the Mars '98 mission

 03/27/98 Check Out Our Newest Game!!

 03/24/98 TRACING the Sun...

 02/25/98 ACE Mission Update

 02/23/98 Total Solar Eclipse - Coming Soon!

 02/09/98 Frogs in Space!?!

 10/16/97 Cassini is off!

 10/23/96 Hubble's Animation of Neptune

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