In celebration of NASA’s 50th Anniversary, this week’s Carnival of Space is in the form of an acrostic.
H – Hills and what they have to do with moons  are discussed by the Bad Astronomer over at Bad Astronomy 
A – All’s quiet on the solar front, should we be worried?  Alan Dyer of What’s Up Astronomy  says “Nope.”
P – Posted by Space Video of the Day : the Falcon of SpaceX achieves orbit !
P – Poor Galileo – his saga is like a Mexican Soap Opera , or so claims Dr. Bruce Cordell of 21st Century Waves .
Y – Yummy planetary science  from Maria Brumm and Green Gabbro .
B – Back in 1989 a program called Lunar Oasis  was proposed, and David Portree examines it over at Altair VI .
I – Interstellar flight in a long-term context. Paul Gilster analyzes the survival of civilization and expansion into the cosmos  over at Centauri Dreams .
R – Research the history of the NASA meatball and worm  with Astroprof  this week, in celebration of NASA’s 50th Birthday!
T – Trouble comes to Hubble , and Steinn Sigurðsson of Dynamics of Cats  takes a look at what the problem is.
H – Huge telescopes held in place by magnetic flux pinning  and other giant mirrors are approached by Next Big Future .
D – (the) Death of a Martian moonlet is exposed by Ryan Anderson Briony of Martian Chronicles .
A – Approaching martian winter, Ray Villard of CosmicRAY  talks about Phoenix’s limited future  and extensive past discoveries
Y – You know analogies always help, so Wayne of Idea Festival  reviews J. Richard Gott’s discussion of the Space Colonization Imperative, and how it’s similar to basketball and the Titanic .
T – To NASA! 50 years of exploration and collectibles , discussed by none other than collectSPACE .
O – On counting stars and cells  – Ethan Siegel of Starts With A Bang  wonders which is bigger, the number of stars in a galaxy, or the number of cells in the human body
Y – Yikes! Watch out for unruly astrophysicists wielding calculations  over at the Lounge of the Lab Lemming  (by Dr. Lemming)
O – Oh my, iPhone apps galore – including an awesome Starmap & Planetarium app reviewed  by Flying Singer in Music of the Spheres .
U – Universal Babe (I mean, A Babe in the Universe !) discusses Hubble’s difficulties this past week .
D – Decelrating oddly, the Pioneer spacecraft are veering off course . Twisted Physics ’ Jennifer Ouellette looks at why.
E – ESA’s new Planck spacecraft ‘s plant (oops, typo) plans to look at the Cosmic Microwave Background Radiation is discussed in detail by dj at OrbitalHub .
A – Accretionary Wedge , the carnival from the Geoblogosphere was hosted this past week. Check out GoodSchist ’s artwork about Geology in Spaaaaace.
R- Research meets poetry with “Endeavour Calls ” by Stuart Atkinson of The ‘Verse .
N – Nuclear decay rates, are they related to the distance to the Sun ? Ian O’Neill of astroENGINE  tackles this question, by looking at the Cassini mission.
A – “Action on Asteroids! ” says Alan Boyle in Cosmic Log .
S – Shubber Ali of Space Cynic  is interviewed on The Space Show .
A – Anniversaries (specifically NASA’s) are celebrated  over at Potentia Tenebras Repellendi  by Alexander Declama
! – !! I wish I had an “M” for Emily Lakdawalla’s Monday Mercury MESSENGER Madness  in the Planetary Society Weblog !!
That’s it for this week! Tune in somewhere else to next week’s Carnival for more – or go to Universe Today’s Carnival of Space  page to learn what it’s all about. Thanks for your entries, and thanks for your help, Fraser!