The Rapid Origin of Reproductive Isolation

2000-12-09 Thread Larry Klaes
To: [EMAIL PROTECTED], [EMAIL PROTECTED] From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Mailing-List: list [EMAIL PROTECTED]; contact [EMAIL PROTECTED] Delivered-To: mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: Sat, 25 Nov 2000 21:19:06 +0100 (CET) Reply-To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: [Htech] BIO: The Rapid Origin of

Panspermia Articles - CCNet 122/2000 - 27 November 2000

2000-12-09 Thread Larry Klaes
From: Peiser Benny [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: cambridge-conference [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: CCNet, 27 November 2000 Date: Mon, 27 Nov 2000 11:43:27 - X-Mailer: Internet Mail Service (5.5.2650.21) CCNet 122/2000 - 27 November 2000 - "In like manner as a

Huygens Helps Cassini To Meet Galileo At Jupiter

2000-12-09 Thread Larry Klaes
Date: Fri, 24 Nov 2000 19:14:47 -0800 (PST) From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Huygens Helps Cassini To Meet Galileo At Jupiter Reply-To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: undisclosed-recipients:; ESA Science News http://sci.esa.int 22 Nov 2000 Huygens helps Cassini to meet Galileo at Jupiter As the

CCNet 124/2000 - 30 November 2000

2000-12-12 Thread Larry Klaes
From: Peiser Benny [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: cambridge-conference [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: CCNet, 30 November 2000 Date: Thu, 30 Nov 2000 10:45:35 - X-Mailer: Internet Mail Service (5.5.2650.21) CCNet 124/2000 - 30 November 2000 - "Our work shows

Pioneer 6 and 10 Status Reports for December 13, 2000

2000-12-13 Thread Larry Klaes
http://spaceprojects.arc.nasa.gov/Space_Projects/pioneer/PNStat.html STATUS UPDATED: 13 December 2000 Pioneer 10 Launched 2 March 1972 Distance from Sun (1 December 2000): 76.61 AU Speed relative to the Sun: 12.24 km/sec (27,380 mph) Distance from Earth: 11.31 billion kilometers (7.025

If you thought warp drive was weird, try jolt propulsion

2000-12-19 Thread Larry Klaes
To: [EMAIL PROTECTED], [EMAIL PROTECTED] From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Mailing-List: list [EMAIL PROTECTED]; contact [EMAIL PROTECTED] Delivered-To: mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: Thu, 7 Dec 2000 17:29:21 +0100 (CET) Reply-To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: [Htech] jolt propulsion (((where's the

CCNet 129/2000 - 8 December 2000

2000-12-19 Thread Larry Klaes
ASTEROID EARLY WARNING SYSTEM Liverpool Echo, 7 December 2000 (3) THE REALLY, REALLY BIG DIG: IS MINING ASTEROIDS THE FUTURE OF ISS? Larry Klaes [EMAIL PROTECTED] (4) BRITAIN'S £30m PROBE WILL BEAT NASA TO MARS The Daily Telegraph, 7 December 2000 (5) STARDUST AND CARBON IN THE UNIVERSE Sc

Comment on Kraemer's Beyond the Moon

2000-12-20 Thread Larry Klaes
X-Sender: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: Fri, 08 Dec 2000 06:24:09 -0500 To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] From: Roger Launius [EMAIL PROTECTED]> Subject: Comment on Kraemer's "Beyond the Moon" Sender: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Greetings: The November 22, 2000, issue of the JPL newsletter included the following comment

NASA SEEKS PROPOSALS FOR PLUTO MISSION;PLANS TO RESTRUCTURE OUTER PLANET PROGRAM

2000-12-20 Thread Larry Klaes
Date: Wed, 20 Dec 2000 11:00:12 -0500 (EST) From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: NASA SEEKS PROPOSALS FOR PLUTO MISSION;PLANS TO RESTRUCTURE OUTER PLANET PROGRAM Sender: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: undisclosed-recipients:; Donald Savage Headquarters, Washington, DC December 20, 2000 (Phone:

It was four years ago today...

2000-12-20 Thread Larry Klaes
...that Dr. Carl Edward Sagan passed away in physical form, but his memory, legacy, and works will live on forever through us and our children. http://www.sciam.com/explorations/010697sagan/010697explorations.html http://planetary.org/html/society/tributes/

Pioneer lives up to its name

2000-12-28 Thread Larry Klaes
To view this story on the web go to http://www.sunspot.net/content/cover/story?section=coverpagename=storystor yid=1150520209023 -- Headline: Pioneer lives up to its name Subhead: Probe: Almost three decades after its launch, Pioneer 10

2001 Image Gallery

2000-12-28 Thread Larry Klaes
Photo Gallery - 2001: A Space Odyssey The year 2001 is finally upon us but the fiction has yet to become reality. But we may be closer than you think. Check out these images and decide for yourself. [Well, we do have two probes studying Jupiter right now. - LK]

Galileo makes its closest approach to Europa today

2000-12-29 Thread Larry Klaes
Date: Fri, 29 Dec 2000 08:37:14 -0800 (PST) From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Today On Galileo - December 29, 2000 Reply-To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: undisclosed-recipients:; Today on Galileo December 29, 2000 The spacecraft makes its

'Sounds' Of Outer Space Near Jupiter Now Online

2000-12-29 Thread Larry Klaes
Date: Fri, 15 Dec 2000 13:39:51 -0800 (PST) From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: 'Sounds' Of Outer Space Near Jupiter Now Online Reply-To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: undisclosed-recipients:; MEDIA RELATIONS OFFICE JET PROPULSION LABORATORY CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND

NEAR Shoemaker To Land On Eros On February 12, 2001

2001-01-03 Thread Larry Klaes
Date: Wed, 3 Jan 2001 10:15:47 -0800 (PST) From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: NEAR Shoemaker To Land On Eros On February 12 Reply-To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: undisclosed-recipients:; http://www.space.com/scienceastronomy/solarsystem/near_landing_010103.html Asteroid Landing Draws Near By Leonard

NAI Update: Titanic Moon: Orange Soup from Saturnian Turn

2001-01-03 Thread Larry Klaes
From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: NAI Update: Titanic Moon: Orange Soup from Saturnian Turn Date: Wed, 20 Dec 2000 10:39:33 -0800 X-Mailer: Allaire ColdFusion Application Server NASA Astrobiology Institute Update for 12/20/2000 Today's Feature: Titanic Moon: Orange Soup from Saturnian Turn

Re: Dah, dah, DAAAAH.....

2001-01-03 Thread Larry Klaes
And for those who want to see what it looks like: http://news.bbc.co.uk/hi/english/world/americas/newsid_1098000/1098419.stm http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/cgi-bin/WebObjects/SeattleTimes.woa/wa/gotoArticle?zsection_id=268466359text_only=0slug=mono02mdocument_id=134257598 So did people

ISO finds the 'missing ingredient' to make Jupiter-like planets

2001-01-04 Thread Larry Klaes
From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: Thu, 4 Jan 2001 16:31:39 GMT Subject: ISO finds the 'missing ingredient' to make Jupiter-like planets Astronomers have so far detected about 50 planets orbiting other stars. They are all giant, Jupiter-like planets, made mostly of gas, and their formation process

Hera: Asteroid Sample Return Mission

2001-01-05 Thread Larry Klaes
Date: Fri, 22 Dec 2000 14:06:37 -0800 (PST) From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Asteroid Sample Return Mission Proposed By Univ of Arkansas Reseacher Reply-To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: undisclosed-recipients:; University Relations University of Arkansas CONTACT: Derek Sears, professor, chemistry

THE NASA EXOBIOLOGY PROGRAM: FUNDING INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH, 1962-1982

2001-01-05 Thread Larry Klaes
X-Sender: [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Unverified) X-Mailer: QUALCOMM Windows Eudora Version 4.3.2 Date: Fri, 22 Dec 2000 20:49:31 -0500 To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] From: Roger Launius [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: NASM Seminar Sender: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Dear Colleague: Readers of this list located in the

Cassini's first color movie of Jupiter

2001-01-09 Thread Larry Klaes
Date: Wed, 27 Dec 2000 14:28:18 -0800 (PST) From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Cassini's first color movie of Jupiter Reply-To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: undisclosed-recipients:; MEDIA RELATIONS OFFICE JET PROPULSION LABORATORY CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE

The Case of the Missing Mars Water

2001-01-12 Thread Larry Klaes
Date: Fri, 5 Jan 2001 13:01:07 -0600 Subject: The Case of the Missing Mars Water To: "NASA Science News" [EMAIL PROTECTED] From: NASA Science News [EMAIL PROTECTED] Reply-To: "NASA Science News" [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sender: [EMAIL PROTECTED] NASA Science News for January 5, 2001 Plenty of clues

When Stephen Hawking speaks...

2001-01-16 Thread Larry Klaes
British physicist predicts design of improved human race January 15, 2001 Web posted at: 10:59 a.m. HKT (0259 GMT) BOMBAY, India (AP) -- Physicist Stephen Hawking predicted that people would colonize other planets in 100 years and successfully design an improved human race by the next

What happens when scientists overextend themselves

2001-01-16 Thread Larry Klaes
Posted with permission from the author. Date: Tue, 16 Jan 2001 09:22:43 -0800 (PST) From: "Robert J. Bradbury" [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Larry Klaes [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: Stephen Hawking does not buy into advanced ETI On Tue, 16 Jan 2001, Larry Klaes wrote: http://www.cn

Application of a three-dimensional numerical model to Lake Vostok

2001-01-18 Thread Larry Klaes
Application of a three-dimensional numerical model to Lake Vostok: An Antarctic subglacial lake, Geophysical Research letters "The circulation in two water column thickness scenarios for Lake Vostok, a subglacial lake in central East Antarctica, is investigated using a three-dimensional

E.T. or Alien? The Character of Other Intelligence

2001-01-18 Thread Larry Klaes
http://www.setileague.org/editor/et_alien.htm E.T. or Alien? The Character of Other Intelligence by David Darling, Ph.D. [EMAIL PROTECTED] Science fiction has envisaged the possibility of everything from kind, wise, and even cute extraterrestrials, like E.T., to utterly malicious, scheming

Cassini Fails To Find Evidence Of Lightning On Venus

2001-01-18 Thread Larry Klaes
From: Ron Baalke [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Cassini Fails To Find Evidence Of Lightning On Venus To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Astronomy List) Date: Thu, 18 Jan 2001 09:20:25 -0800 (PST) http://www.uiowa.edu/%7Eournews/2001/january/0117venus-lightning.html CONTACT: GARY GALLUZZO 100 Old

NASA Astrobiology Institute Update for 1/29/2001

2001-01-20 Thread Larry Klaes
From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: NAI Update: Terrestrial Powerhouses Date: Tue, 9 Jan 2001 15:42:04 -0800 X-Mailer: Allaire ColdFusion Application Server NASA Astrobiology Institute Update for 1/29/2001 Today's Feature: Terrestrial Powerhouses A remarkable protein called bacteriorhodopsin

NASA Researcher Validates Discovery of Exoplanets' Gravitational Dance

2001-01-20 Thread Larry Klaes
From: Ron Baalke [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: NASA Researcher Validates Discovery of Planets' Gravitational 'Dance' To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Astronomy List) Date: Tue, 9 Jan 2001 13:46:37 -0800 (PST) X-Mailer: ELM [version 2.5 PL1] Kathleen Burton Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, CA (Phone:

RE: 11 New Moons For Jupiter

2001-01-22 Thread Larry Klaes
I too am tired of the discrimination against the smallest members of our Sol system just because they are too small to stand on. Even this sounds oppressive! I say we write to the IAU and DEMAND that our tiny in size but giant in spirit space bretheren receive the proper respect that they have

New Cassini Images Available

2001-01-22 Thread Larry Klaes
Date: Mon, 22 Jan 2001 14:44:27 -0800 (PST) From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: New Cassini Images Available Reply-To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: undisclosed-recipients:; New Cassini Images http://ciclops.LPL.Arizona.EDU/ciclops/images_jupiter.html January 22, 2001 Himalia

Re: Merging The Mail Lists

2001-01-25 Thread Larry Klaes
Larry has been out dealing with a terrestrial flu virus but I am back. I feel like quoting Han Solo from Return of the Jedi when he says he's out of it for a few days and everybody gets dellusions of grandeur. :^) If you want to merge the Icepick Europa Ocean Explorer list with the other lists

Articles on exoplanets and exolife from New Scientist for 1-13-2001

2001-01-25 Thread Larry Klaes
NEW SCIENTIST WEEKLY NEWSLETTER No 67, 13 January 2001 DRILLING FOR MARTIANS Meanwhile, there's more engineering excitement at NASA's Center for Mars Exploration at the Ames Research Center in California. If life ever existed on Mars, the only remaining traces may be buried more than a

Mercury, the Rodney Dangerfield of planets, is finally getting respect

2001-01-26 Thread Larry Klaes
Headline: Mercury Byline: Peter N. Spotts Date: 01/18/2001 Mercury, the Rodney Dangerfield of planets, is finally getting respect. For some 25 years, the tiny planet could light a fire under only a handful of solar-system scientists. After Mariner 10's three fly-bys in the mid-1970s, many

Fifteenth Anniversary of Voyager 2 flyby of Uranus in 1986

2001-01-26 Thread Larry Klaes
The first unmanned space probe flyby in history of the planet Uranus by Voyager 2 on January 24, 1986 should have been an exciting one in the history of planetary exploration: * Uranus was the first planet discovered by humans not thousands of years before written history and civilization,

The end of Pioneer 10?

2001-01-29 Thread Larry Klaes
http://spaceprojects.arc.nasa.gov/Space_Projects/pioneer/PNStat.html STATUS UPDATED: 29 January 2001 PIONEER MISSIONS Pioneer 10 distance from Sun: 77.04 AU Speed relative to the Sun: 12.24 km/sec (27,380 mph) Distance from Earth: 11.44 billion kilometers (7.106 billion miles) Round-trip

Mars Presentations at MIT and NH from Jan. 31 to Feb. 2, 2001

2001-01-31 Thread Larry Klaes
Date: Tue, 30 Jan 2001 22:35:20 -0500 From: Donald L Doughty [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: NSS/Bos Thur. [Mars Society Events This Week!] (2nd fwd) Here the time and place MS meeting (use the whereis link ). ...DLD Mars - 2020 Vision Presentation Thursday, February 1, 2001, 7 pm, MIT Room

Re: A planet orbiting two stars

2001-01-31 Thread Larry Klaes
This news item is from 1999. Has there been some new information on this system since, or have other binary star systems been discovered? Larry At 03:11 PM 01/30/2001 -0200, Fabricio Mota wrote: Astronomers discovered evidences that shows a planet (as big as Jupiter) which orbits two

Mars from MGS in February, 2001 National Geographic Magazine

2001-01-31 Thread Larry Klaes
National Geographic Magazine does it again with another excellent tour de force on space, this time showing how each new mission to Mars totally changes our views of the Red Planet. This time the honor goes to Mars Global Surveyor (MGS), which while not as splashy as the other probe that

Ancient Rock May Alter Theories of Earth History

2001-02-01 Thread Larry Klaes
Ancient Rock May Alter Theories of Earth History http://www.nytimes.com/2001/01/11/science/11CRYS.html January 11, 2001 By KENNETH CHANG In a grain-size crystal from western Australia, geologists have identified the oldest piece of Earth yet discovered. The find may lead scientists to

Quote of the Day for February 2, 2001

2001-02-02 Thread Larry Klaes
"Man wants to know; and when man no longer wants to know, he will no longer be man." - Fridtjof Nansen http://www.mnc.net/norway/Nansen.htm http://www.fni.no/ == You are subscribed to the Europa Icepick mailing list: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Project information and list

Remote Pioneer 10 Remains Silent

2001-02-02 Thread Larry Klaes
Remote Pioneer 10 Remains Silent Though the mission team would like to think the glass is half full, hope is fading that they ever will communicate again with Pioneer 10, the most remote object ever made by humans. http://www.space.com/missionlaunches/missions/pioneer10_010201.html?Enews=y

SETI 2020: A New Action Plan for the Search for Life

2001-02-02 Thread Larry Klaes
SETI 2020: A New Action Plan for the Search for Life The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI) has always been a long shot in the dark. A new action plan is being pursued that could hasten the day when Earth is on the receiving end of signals from civilizations circling distant

Check out the nice new sharp 2001 images

2001-02-05 Thread Larry Klaes
The human race is due for another Monolith about now... http://www.palantir.net/2001/gallery.html Larry == You are subscribed to the Europa Icepick mailing list: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Project information and list (un)subscribe info: http://klx.com/europa/

Stars and Planets by Ian Ridpath - Illustrated by Wil Tirion

2001-02-05 Thread Larry Klaes
Date: Mon, 5 Feb 2001 08:23:50 -0500 From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: New from Princeton University Press For Members of Princeton University Press's E-mail List for Physics and Astroscience We are pleased to send you the following information about this newly published book: New Paperback

New Map of Pluto Released

2001-02-05 Thread Larry Klaes
NEW MAP OF PLUTO RELEASED - Astronomers from the Southwest Research Institute have produced a new map of the surface of Pluto that shows a mysterious dark streak just above the equator. The map was produced by watching the shadow of Pluto's moon Charon as it passed

PHASE-CHANGE MICRO-THRUSTERS

2001-02-06 Thread Larry Klaes
To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] From: "J. R. Molloy" [EMAIL PROTECTED] Mailing-List: list [EMAIL PROTECTED]; contact [EMAIL PROTECTED] Delivered-To: mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: Tue, 16 Jan 2001 10:03:56 -0800 Reply-To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: [Htech] MICRO-THRUSTERS PHASE-CHANGE

Vacuum powered micro-machines

2001-02-06 Thread Larry Klaes
To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] From: "J. R. Molloy" [EMAIL PROTECTED] Mailing-List: list [EMAIL PROTECTED]; contact [EMAIL PROTECTED] Delivered-To: mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: Tue, 16 Jan 2001 10:20:27 -0800 Reply-To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: [Htech] Vacuum powered micro-machines Quantum

New Space Technology Guide Omits Nuclear Power

2001-02-06 Thread Larry Klaes
NEW SPACE TECHNOLOGY GUIDE OMITS NUCLEAR POWER The Department of Defense has published a new "Space Technology Guide" that responds to a legislative requirement "to identify the technologies needed ... to take full advantage of use of space for national security purposes." The Guide covers

CCNet 9/2001 - 17 January 2001

2001-02-06 Thread Larry Klaes
From: Peiser Benny [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: cambridge-conference [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: CCNet, 17 January 2001 Date: Wed, 17 Jan 2001 12:49:04 - CCNet 9/2001 - 17 January 2001 -- "The project also aims to see if scientists can alter the orbit of a

Martian Ice Puts Arizona Scientist In The Groove

2001-02-06 Thread Larry Klaes
X-Recipient: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: Wed, 17 Jan 2001 09:44:26 -0800 (PST) From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Martian Ice Puts Arizona Scientist In The Groove Reply-To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: undisclosed-recipients:; http://www.spacedaily.com/news/mars-water-science-01b.html Martian Ice Puts

New Scientist article on Solar Probe

2001-02-07 Thread Larry Klaes
When Icarus tried it, he came down to Earth with a bump. In fact, not so long ago scientists at NASA described the very idea of a mission to the Sun as "far out" and "probably impossible". But that didn't stop them trying. At the Jet Propulsion Lab in Pasadena, California, engineer Jim Randolph

Russian Voyager and Ulysses: the missions that weren't

2001-02-07 Thread Larry Klaes
Date: Wed, 07 Feb 2001 10:37:49 -0500 From: Anatoly Zak [EMAIL PROTECTED]> Subject: New on RussianSpaceWeb.com: Russian Voyager To: undisclosed-recipients:; Russian Voyager and Ulysses: the missions that weren't http://www.russianspaceweb.com/spacecraft_planetary_plans.html Jupiter and

1st Convention of Lunar Explorers

2001-02-08 Thread Larry Klaes
From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: Thu, 8 Feb 2001 17:29:14 GMT Subject: 1st Convention of Lunar Explorers The 1st Convention of Lunar Explorers, organised by LUNEX, ILEWG and ESA, will be held Palais de la Decouverte, Paris, on 8-10 March 2001. ESA's SMART-1 mission to the Moon will be presented

Is Europa a Wet Io?

2001-02-08 Thread Larry Klaes
Is Europa a Wet Io? Its radiation-saturated surface is frozen, cratered, cracked and craggy. But Jupiter's moon Europa may be living proof that life can thrive in a bizarre blend of environments. http://www.space.com/scienceastronomy/solarsystem/europa_wet_io_010208.html? Enews=y == You

Re: Sagan: Astronomers Listen for What Could Be 'Alien' Signal

2001-02-08 Thread Larry Klaes
A more detailed report on the VLA scan of the Wow! signal sky area can be found on The Planetary Society Web site here: http://www.planetary.org/html/news/articlearchive/headlines/2001/Wow.htm Larry At 11:55 AM 01/18/2001 CST6CDT,4,1, Mario Di Maggio. wrote: Still no sense in signal By

NEAR Shoemaker's Descent

2001-02-09 Thread Larry Klaes
Date: Fri, 9 Feb 2001 09:03:36 -0800 (PST) From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: NEAR Shoemaker Image Of The Day - February 9, 2001 Reply-To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: undisclosed-recipients:; NEAR image of the day for 2001 Feb 09

Webcast On Gravity Assists On February 13, 2001

2001-02-12 Thread Larry Klaes
Subject: Webcast On Gravity Assists On February 13 Date: 9 Feb 2001 18:33 UT From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Ron Baalke) Organization: Jet Propulsion Laboratory To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] -- MEDIA RELATIONS OFFICE JET PROPULSION LABORATORY CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY NATIONAL

Probing for ETI's Probes in the Solar System

2001-02-12 Thread Larry Klaes
The SETI League Guest Editorial http://www.setileague.org/editor/stride2.htm Probing for ETI's Probes in the Solar System by Scot Stride [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.interstellar-probes.org/ Working at JPL for many years and subscribing to its

Controlled Descent By NEAR Underway

2001-02-12 Thread Larry Klaes
Date: Mon, 12 Feb 2001 08:59:17 -0800 (PST) From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Controlled Descent By NEAR Underway Reply-To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: undisclosed-recipients:; http://near.jhuapl.edu/news/flash/01feb12_1.html Controlled Descent Underway February 12, 2001

Pioneer 10 Status Report for February 9, 2001

2001-02-12 Thread Larry Klaes
http://spaceprojects.arc.nasa.gov/Space_Projects/pioneer/PNStat.html STATUS UPDATED: 09 February 2001 PIONEER MISSIONS Pioneer 10 distance from Sun: 77.12 AU Speed relative to the Sun: 12.24 km/sec (27,380 mph) Distance from Earth: 11.47 billion kilometers (7.13 billion miles) Round-trip

2001: A Space Odyssey reviewed on Florida Today

2001-02-12 Thread Larry Klaes
The 'Odyssey' continues It is the only film about space travel that is regularly chosen by critics as one of the 10 best films ever made, a film that continues to fascinate audiences and provoke lengthy discussions more than 30 years after its initial release in 1968. And, even though Stanley

NEAR Touchdown on Eros!

2001-02-12 Thread Larry Klaes
From: Peiser Benny [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: cambridge-conference [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Touchdown! Date: Mon, 12 Feb 2001 20:17:45 - From Ron Baalke The NEAR Shoemaker spacecraft has successfully touched down on the surface of Eros. Transmissions from the spacecraft are still being

Shuttle EVA trumps NEAR landing attempt

2001-02-13 Thread Larry Klaes
Shuttle EVA trumps NEAR landing attempt Posted: Mon, Feb 12 2001 11:34 AM ET (1634 GMT) It appears that NASA believes that a relatively routine Space Shuttle EVA is more important that the first attempt to land a spacecraft on the surface on a planetoid:

NEAR might be launched from Eros!

2001-02-13 Thread Larry Klaes
MISSION TEAM CONSIDER RELAUNCHING NEAR SHOEMAKER FROM EROS From Space.com, 12 February 2001 http://www.space.com/missionlaunches/missions/nearlanding_preview_010212.html By Leonard David Senior Space Writer LAUREL, MARYLAND - What goes down, may come back up again. Engineers at APL are

CCNet 25/2001 - 13 February 2001: NEAR-SHOEMAKER SPECIAL III

2001-02-13 Thread Larry Klaes
From: Peiser Benny [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: cambridge-conference [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: CCNet, 13 February 2001: RELAUNCH OF NEAR SHOEMAKER TOMORROW? Date: Tue, 13 Feb 2001 10:49:15 - CCNet 25/2001 - 13 February 2001: NEAR-SHOEMAKER SPECIAL III

Icy Pluto's Fall From the Planetary Ranks: A Conversation

2001-02-14 Thread Larry Klaes
If you can access the NYT Web page itself, there is a very amusing photo of a guy who opposes Tyson's views on Pluto attempting to strangle him. Trust me, it is funnier than it sounds. I mean, Tyson is smiling. Icy Pluto's Fall From the Planetary Ranks: A Conversation February 13, 2001 By

The Future of SETI in April, 2001 Sky Telescope

2001-02-14 Thread Larry Klaes
Coming in the April 2001 Issue: The Future of SETI Searches for extraterrestrial intelligence are about to expand into new realms, thanks to recent advances in technology -- and new thinking. http://www.skypub.com/skytel/next.html == You are subscribed to the Europa Icepick mailing list:

I hope no one has bought Europa (yet)!

2001-02-14 Thread Larry Klaes
WASHINGTON -- The soft-landing by NEAR Shoemaker on asteroid 433 Eros has caught the attention of a group claiming they own the giant space rock. Orbital Development of San Diego, California said they welcome NASA’s NEAR spacecraft to Eros, but also want to inform NASA that the group has

The Real Story Behind Mysterious Space Photos

2001-02-14 Thread Larry Klaes
The Real Story Behind Mysterious Space Photos We humans love to remake space to fit our imaginations, our hopes, our fears. Scatter some stars, and we'll organize them into gods, animals, heroes and what have you. Give us a telescope, and we'll spot irrigation ditches on Mars. Show us a

More details on the NEAR Eros surface mission plans

2001-02-14 Thread Larry Klaes
From: SpaceRef Mailer [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: Wed, 14 Feb 2001 18:58:27 "GMT" Subject: SpaceRef Newsletter - NEAR Mission on Eros Extended for 10 Days At a press conference held at 1:00 PM EST today at Johns Hopkins University, NEAR mission managers announced that they would be extending NEAR's

NASA To Host 32nd Lunar and Planetary Science Conference At Johnson Space Center

2001-02-14 Thread Larry Klaes
Date: Wed, 14 Feb 2001 09:42:23 -0800 (PST) From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: NASA To Host 32nd Lunar and Planetary Science Conference At Johnson Space Center Reply-To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: undisclosed-recipients:; February 13, 2001 Catherine E. Watson Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX

The NEAR asteroid mission is not over yet!

2001-02-14 Thread Larry Klaes
Date: Wed, 14 Feb 2001 14:54:48 -0600 Subject: The NEAR asteroid mission is not over yet! To: "NASA Science News" [EMAIL PROTECTED] From: NASA Science News [EMAIL PROTECTED] Reply-To: "NASA Science News" [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sender: [EMAIL PROTECTED] NASA Science News for February 14, 2001

NASA scientists claim possible discovery of negative mass

2001-02-14 Thread Larry Klaes
To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] From: "Robert J. Bradbury" [EMAIL PROTECTED] Mailing-List: list [EMAIL PROTECTED]; contact [EMAIL PROTECTED] Delivered-To: mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED] List-Unsubscribe: mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: Wed, 14 Feb 2001 15:21:26 -0800 (PST) Reply-To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Budding young scientists set their sights on Martian soil

2001-02-15 Thread Larry Klaes
Date: Wed, 14 Feb 2001 18:33:18 -0800 (PST) From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Budding young scientists set their sights on Martian soil Reply-To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: undisclosed-recipients:; MEDIA RELATIONS OFFICE JET PROPULSION LABORATORY CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY NATIONAL

Deep Space 1 Mission Update - February 11, 2001

2001-02-15 Thread Larry Klaes
From: Ron Baalke [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Deep Space 1 Mission Update - February 11, 2001 To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Astronomy List) Date: Wed, 14 Feb 2001 14:10:24 -0800 (PST) http://nmp.jpl.nasa.gov/ds1/mrlog.html Dr. Marc Rayman's Mission Log Deep Space 1 Mission Update:

The Bad Astronomer's Review of the Fox Apollo Hoax Show

2001-02-15 Thread Larry Klaes
This page is just full of annoying facts and figures: http://www.badastronomy.com/bad/tv/foxapollo.html == You are subscribed to the Europa Icepick mailing list: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Project information and list (un)subscribe info: http://klx.com/europa/

Online article on Lake Vostok in March 2001 SciAm

2001-02-15 Thread Larry Klaes
Out in the Cold Ambitious plans to penetrate icebound Lake Vostok have slowed to a crawl. http://www.sciam.com/2001/0301issue/0301scicit1.html == You are subscribed to the Europa Icepick mailing list: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Project information and list (un)subscribe info:

Layers of Mars

2001-02-15 Thread Larry Klaes
Date: Tue, 23 Jan 2001 16:01:06 -0600 Subject: Layers of Mars To: "NASA Science News" [EMAIL PROTECTED] From: NASA Science News [EMAIL PROTECTED] Reply-To: "NASA Science News" [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sender: [EMAIL PROTECTED] NASA Science News for January 23, 2001 Last year NASA's Mars Global

Quote of the Day for February 15, 2001

2001-02-15 Thread Larry Klaes
"Our job is to find out what's there, not what we want to have there." - Eric Adelberger, U of Washington researcher looking for extra dimensions http://unisci.com/stories/20002/0510001.htm == You are subscribed to the Europa Icepick mailing list: [EMAIL PROTECTED]

SETI EDUCATION E-NEWS 2

2001-02-16 Thread Larry Klaes
SETI EDUCATION E-NEWS 2 == E-Newsletter Contents: Upcoming Public Events: Science Talks Opportunities for Educators: Field Test Teachers Needed Education Workshops Student Summer Opportunity Education Who's Who: Ly Ly

Quote of the Day for February 16, 2001

2001-02-16 Thread Larry Klaes
"If a man walk in the woods for love of them half of each day, he is in danger of being regarded as a loafer; but if he spends his whole day as a speculator, shearing off those woods and making earth bald before her time, he is esteemed an industrious and enterprising citizen." -

Astronomers mock Fox show about Moon fakery

2001-02-16 Thread Larry Klaes
The last paragraphs are especially incriminating: Astronomers mock Fox show about Moon fakery http://usatoday.com/usatonline/20010215/3069311s.htm One sad part of the show for astronomers involves the production's use of Brian Welch, a well-liked NASA spokesman, who died unexpectedly in

NASA Watch comments on the Fox Apollo crapumentary

2001-02-16 Thread Larry Klaes
http://www.nasawatch.com/index.html 15 February 2001: Fox Airs "Moon Conspiracy" Here's how Fox promoted their show: "MOON LANDING QUESTIONED ON THE ALL-NEW SPECIAL 'CONSPIRACY THEORY: DID WE LAND ON THE MOON' FEB. 15 ON FOX" NASA put a man on the moon for the first time in 1969 -- or did

New MIT Press books on AI and Evolutionary Robotics

2001-02-16 Thread Larry Klaes
From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: new books from MIT Press Date: Fri, 16 Feb 2001 15:29:17 GMT NEW BOOKS IN COMPUTER SCIENCE FROM THE MIT PRESS Featured in this e-mail: Introduction to AI Robotics, by Robin R. Murphy Evolutionary Robotics, by Stefano Nolfi and Dario Floreano *If you would

Let's Go To Pluto and Europa!

2001-02-20 Thread Larry Klaes
Date: Tue, 20 Feb 2001 08:09:32 -0700 To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] From: Larry Kellogg [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Let's Go To Pluto Cc: Larry Kellogg [EMAIL PROTECTED] Good morning to those of you who are looking up, and in this case, a ways out. The mission to Pluto was in the process of being

Glitches in Earth's wobble help geophysicists probe the planet's core

2001-02-20 Thread Larry Klaes
Subject: Glitches in the Earth's wobble help geophysicists probe the planet's Date: Tue, 23 Jan 2001 15:57:16 -0500 From: Andrew Yee [EMAIL PROTECTED] Reply-To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Organization: Jet Propulsion Laboratory - Pasadena CA To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] -- University of

Re: OK, OK, OK, Enough!

2001-02-20 Thread Larry Klaes
I'm curious - what is being mined on Europa in your SF story? Larry At 10:16 AM 02/20/2001 -0800, Gail Roberta wrote: Well, I guess that's the price of getting to the show after the curtain goes up. Sorry if I sounded like such a dunce, but I really did just get caught up in what's really

New Group of Microorganisms Discovered in the Open Sea

2001-02-20 Thread Larry Klaes
Date: Thu, 25 Jan 2001 00:32:52 -0500 (EST) From: NSF Custom News Service [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: CNS Subscribers [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: [pr0105] - News Releases The following document (pr0105) is now available from the NSF Online Document System Title: New Group of Microorganisms

Red dwarf stars: Friendly to life?

2001-02-20 Thread Larry Klaes
Subject: The right places to look for alien life (Forwarded) Date: Thu, 25 Jan 2001 10:05:46 -0500 From: Andrew Yee [EMAIL PROTECTED] Reply-To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Organization: Jet Propulsion Laboratory - Pasadena CA To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] -- New Scientist

JPL Lecture online: Exploring Extreme Environments in Space

2001-02-21 Thread Larry Klaes
http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/lecture/upcoming.html Fire and Ice: Exploring Extreme Environments in Space presented by Frank Carsey, JPL Research Scientist Thursday, February 22, JPL, 4800 Oak

The Preturber in the Oort Comet Cloud

2001-02-21 Thread Larry Klaes
Feb. 21, 2001 Changing orbit is simple, really By Billy Cox A FLORIDA TODAY column The distance from Earth to the Sun - roughly 93 million miles - is known as an astronomical unit. So when somebody says Jupiter is five AUs out, that adds up to, well, whatever. And if somebody says

Galileo Millennium Mission status - camera problem

2001-02-22 Thread Larry Klaes
Date: Wed, 21 Feb 2001 14:35:34 -0800 (PST) From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Galileo Millennium Mission status Reply-To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: undisclosed-recipients:; MEDIA RELATIONS OFFICE JET PROPULSION LABORATORY CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE

Astrobiology Special Report

2001-02-22 Thread Larry Klaes
Astrobiology Special Report It isn't a new field: Carl Sagan was arguing for the plausibility of other worlds -- and other life -- way back in 1966. But astrobiology, in recent years, has seen a rebirth. The rapid-fire discovery of a few dozen extrasolar planets will do that. Ditto the

LASER REMOTE SENSING OF THE OCEAN

2001-02-22 Thread Larry Klaes
LASER REMOTE SENSING OF THE OCEAN Methods and Applications By Konstantin I. Voliak, Alexey F. Bunkin Consolidating the previously scattered data into a single accessible source and by adding the latest information on remote sensing, this title provides an invaluable service to anyone

Io Outburst in progress on Feb. 22

2001-02-26 Thread Larry Klaes
Date: Sat, 24 Feb 2001 01:09:46 -0700 From: "Robert R. Howell" [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Io Outburst in progress on Feb. 22 X-Sender: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: IJW Satellite List: ; IO OUTBURST IN PROGRESS IJW Satellite Newsletter -- 2001 # 2 Imke de Pater reports an Io outburst is in progress

AN ECONOMIC RATIONALE FOR BECOMING A SPACEFARING CIVILIZATION

2001-02-26 Thread Larry Klaes
Date: Mon, 26 Feb 2001 12:44:01 -0800 (PST) From: Elaine Walker [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Space Meeting March 3, NYC ! To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] The NYC Chapter of the National Space Society would like to invite you to our next public lecture, Saturday, March 3, 2001 at New York University, 32

Cosmos 1 - The first solar sail space mission

2001-02-26 Thread Larry Klaes
http://www.ugcs.caltech.edu/~diedrich/solarsails/news/Cosmos_1_Press_Release .html For Immediate Release: February 26, 2001 Contact: Susan Lendroth 626-793-5100 ext 237 Warren Betts 626-836-2080 THE PLANETARY SOCIETY AND COSMOS STUDIOS ANNOUNCE COSMOS 1 THE FIRST SOLAR SAIL SPACE MISSION

95 Moons and Counting on The Discovery Channel

2001-02-27 Thread Larry Klaes
Visit the solar system's most exotic real estate, the moons. Once dismissed as trivial balls of ice, these celestial bodies may hold the key to life in space. Land on the explosive fireball Io, the frigid Triton, and the potentially life-giving Europa. http://dsc.discovery.com/ == You

The Dish to Premiere in the U.S. on 14 March 2001

2001-02-27 Thread Larry Klaes
http://www.spaceref.com/news/viewnews.html?id=294 "The Dish" to Premiere in the U.S. on 14 March 2001 Keith Cowing Monday, February 26, 2001 "Pulling the wool over NASA's eyes took guts. Pulling it out of the sheep dip was an international triumph." A note from a reader down under: Hi

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