In a very brief return engagement, planetary scientist Carolyn Porco tells the audience at this year's TED that the particular heated chemistry of the Saturn moon Enceladus could be an indication that the the small moon with the big geology could harbor life.
Kentucky Space student Twyman Clements passed along these pictures of the clean room under construction on the campus of the University of Kentucky, part of a developing space infrastructure in the commonwealth. Thanks Ty!
The Boston Globe has many, many terrific photos of the Hubble Servicing mission. Thanks for pointing them out, Tyler! Embedded below is some HD video of the crew during release of the newly outfitted Hubble, following what by all accounts has been a fantastically successful mission.
Designed as a micro science laboratory to learn more about how yeast responds to an antifungal treatment in space, Pharmasat was successfully launched last evening. Mission managers twittered the story.