Monthly Archives: January 2012

Mars for everyone…

One of the greatest successes of the MER mission has been the way its images have been released almost in real-time, published on the web just a matter of hours after being taken on Mars. In stark contrast to some … Continue reading

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Me….and my shadow…

I’m out of the door to go to work in literally ten minutes, but wanted to show you all something very special before I headed out into the frosty darkness. And if you think that previous pic of clouds moving … Continue reading

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Clouds drifting across a martian sky…

The ever eagle-eyed fredk over on the UMSF forum spotted earlier today that Oppy has sent back some navigation camera images showing clouds moving across the sky above Endeavour crater. The raws are a bit light to show the clouds … Continue reading

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Different views…

It’s pretty clear from what members of the MER team are saying that Oppy is going to be parked up at Greeley Haven for a loooong time, probably until the end of March, so, as I said in a previous … Continue reading

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Mars, in all its magnificence…

So. Here we are. Some more images came back from Oppy yesterday that allowed me to fit the final pieces of my long puzzle into place, and I spent the early hours of this morning – it kept me awake … Continue reading

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A magical martian vista…

A few more frames of the “Greeley Panorama” have come back to Earth, meaning I can extend my “Farside Hills of Endeavour” skyline panorama a little farther… click on the following image and take a few moments just scrolling side … Continue reading

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It’s been a long road…

On September 25th, 2008, Oppy stood close to the crumbling edge of Victoria Crater, and gazed out to the faraway horizon. There, to the south-east, she could just make out a couple of low, barely-there bumps and humps – theĀ peaks … Continue reading

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