Monthly Archives: October 2010

Oppy on The Flats…

Over the past couple of days Oppy has reached a major milestone in her epic trek across the great desert of Meridiani. She has now, finally, left the very rippled driving terrain behind and has rolled onto a much flatter … Continue reading

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The road ahead…

Now Oppy has, it seems, turned to aim at Santa Maria, let’s take a look at the countryside between us and that crater. First of all, here’s a very large image – that you’ll have to click on to enlarge … Continue reading

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Moving on…

Oppy’s latest drive was – wait for this – 120m!!! She’s now left Puntarenas far, far behind, and is heading quickly towards the nearest patch of ultra-flat terrain. Once she reaches this “parking lot” the driving will be a lot … Continue reading

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Pit stop at Puntarenas

Yes, we’re still here! No updates for a few days because a) I’ve been horrendously busy and 2) Oppy hasn’t been doing much driving. She’s made a scientific pit stop at an area of plates of exposed rock which has … Continue reading

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It’s been a long road…

Following a suggestion in a comment posted earlier today, I thought it might be good to see Oppy’s epic journey as a whole, to show just how far she’s come and how far she still has to go. So, here … Continue reading

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Ok, where ARE we..?

The image drought continues – no raw images have been posted on the “main” sites since Oct 4th. Some thumbnails are being posted on the ‘tracking’ site, but they don’t show much, so I’m not not going to do much … Continue reading

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Still here…

Don’t worry, this blog hasn’t died, I just haven;t written anything for a few days because the image pipeline between Mars and Earth appears to be well and truly bunged up – there have been no new raw images on … Continue reading

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