Monthly Archives: July 2010

Update…

Been a few days since I updated here, so let’s catch up on what’s been going on… Oppy has been driving eastwards a bit more, ticking off more of the metres between her and the faraway hills of Endeavour. She’s … Continue reading

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Hello “Pond Inlet” – oh, goodbye, “Pond Inlet”…!

I was up early this morning, as usual, checking out Exploratorium (welcome back again, by the way, great to be able to follow Oppy’s journey via Exploratorium’s raw images pages!) for any “overnights” from Oppy, and saw some shots of … Continue reading

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“Whoosh” or “Whumpf!!” ?

Some new images have come back from Oppy, currently scootling along on her way to Endeavour, and a couple of them show something… (raises eyebrow Spock-style)… interesting… Er, what’s that… thing… up near the horizon there? Let’s take a closer … Continue reading

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Land ho..?

One of the best, one of the most enjoyable parts of any journey, long or short, is the anticipation of seeing your destination for the first time. We all feel it, don’t we? We all feel that nagging, gnawing impatience … Continue reading

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Pedal to the metal…

Oppy is stillĀ a long way from Endeavour Crater – a loooooong way. Even driving 70m a day – which is, to use a technical term, “going it some” – it will be perhaps another year until she reaches Cape York … Continue reading

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The winds of change…

Ok, let’s play a game of “Word Association”. I’ll say a word, you reply with whatever springs to mind… Mars. Hmm. I heard “rocks”… “canyons”… “rovers”… “volcanoes”… “martians”… All good answers, but I would have said “dust”. Mars is absolutely … Continue reading

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New images – at last!

It’s been DAYS since there were any new images from Opy to look at, but finally this morning the floodgates – well, the gates! – opened, and we have some new scenery to look at… Oppy appears to have moved … Continue reading

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