Monthly Archives: April 2010

A new look!

With Oppy enjoying a thrilling new view, and about to turn and head for what will surely be the ultimate goal of her entire mission, I thought it was a good time to give my blog a bit of a … Continue reading

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Er, what’s that, over there..?

While we’re waiting for the latest pancam images to come back from Oppy, I’m wondering if the latest navcam pics show she’s spotted something interesting up ahead… Hmmm…. is that a meteorite, perhaps? Been a while since we came across … Continue reading

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More hilly goodness…

A few more images came down today, so I have made another panoramic mosaic of the faraway hills. Not a patch on Damien’s, of course, but I wanted to give it a go. :-) And a close-up of the hills … Continue reading

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The far horizon is calling…

Some more pictures have come back from Oppy that are allowing image fans like myself to create different types of “product” – 3D anaglyphs, black and white and colour mosaics, and panoramas, etc. In this post I’d like to show … Continue reading

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Endeavour over there…

A few new pics have come down – not many, but enough to make me fire up Photoshop and make a new view of the beckoning hills…

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I can see clearly now…

Well, a little more clearly, anyway! As Oppy chugs on, approaching the top of a local rise, her view of the distant hills is slowly but surely improving a little every day. Here’s Oppy’s latest position… Here’s her latest view … Continue reading

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Wow… look at that…

Today is a big day for Oppy, and for all of us following her epic, Lewis and Clark trek across the great Meridiani desert towards the mighty crater Endeavour. Today, for the first time on this long, long journey, Oppy … Continue reading

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High hills ahead…

Oppy is still slowly but surely chugging her way onwards, and today some new images came back from Mars showing the faraway Hills of Endeavour (and other craters in that direction)… Here they are stitched together into a panorama… Here’s … Continue reading

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Out into the sea of sand…

Oppy has now left “San Antonio” far behind, and is making her way into some pretty featureless terrain. Lots of dust dunes… more dust dunes… some more dust dunes… dust dunes, as far as the eye can see… After a … Continue reading

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Slow progress…

You’ve probably noticed a lull in updates the past few days. That’s because there have been no new pics to show you, no new…um… news, to share with you. Oppy hasn’t broken down tho, don’t worry; she’s just been taking … Continue reading

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