Monthly Archives: January 2010

Oh my…

The first images that allow people like me to make approx true colour (ish) pictures of Concepcion Crater have just been posted on t’internet, and the view is… well, see for yourself… click on the picture to bring up the … Continue reading

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Welcome to Concepcion Crater!

We’re there! :-) (click on all the following images for larger versions) So, here we are – Concepcion Crater! There are a LOT of rocks here – big and small, jagged and smooth-edged, layered and whole. Oppy could spend months … Continue reading

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Closer and closer…

Oppy is now just a few tens of metres away from the rocks marking the edge of Concepcion… (the green circle marks her approximate current position) And here’s the view… Let’s add some colour… … and here’s the view in … Continue reading

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Where exactly *are* we..?

I’ve had a couple of people asking just exactly where we are at the moment (and by ‘we’ obviously I mean Oppy!). Ok, let’s take a look. This is a map created by unmannedspaceflight.com’s cartographer extraordinaire, Tesheiner, showing Oppy’s recent … Continue reading

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Concepcion – almost there..!

Wow! Look at that! One more good drive and Oppy should be rolling up to the shattered rim of Concepcion Crater! :-) Overnight some great new images came down from Oppy, taken with its Panoramic cameras, and they show a … Continue reading

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Approaching Concepcion…

Within a couple of days Oppy will have reached her next “pit stop” along the road to Endeavour – a fresh (perhaps as young as a mere thousand years old, according to NASA) crater on the Meridiani plain which has … Continue reading

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And the next pit stop is…

… at a crater called “Conception”. That’s now the working (but still unofficial) name given to the fresh crater Oppy fans and followerts have been calling, um, “Fresh Crater” since it was spotted. Today Oppy drove a little closer to … Continue reading

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