Monthly Archives: July 2012

Up Whim Creek…

…without a… hammer! Oppy has been having a LOT of fun at WHim Creek over the past couple of sols. Having been fascinated by it for years, literally, we were all hoping she would drive up close to it, so … Continue reading

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The Journey to Whim Creek

As the great, much-missed Sam Beckett used to say after each Quantum Leap… Oh Boy… We’re there. We’re finally there. Unbelievable. Just… fantastic! Where are we? Where have we finally reached? Whim Creek, the bizarre, what-the-hell-is-THAT? v-shaped wound in the … Continue reading

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To Sao Gabriel – and beyond!

Yesterday the MER team allowed one of its planning meetings to be broadcast live on t’internet, and although I couldn’t watch it as it happened, I caught up with the meeting via a recording of it on YouTube, and fascinating … Continue reading

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A beautiful, desolate place…

More images came back from Oppy overnight (well, overnight *my* time!) showing more of the small crater she’s approaching on the eastern side of Cape York. Here you go – and I think you’ll agree that Oppy has reached a … Continue reading

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A new crater up ahead..!

No, Oppy hasn’t scooted off and away from Endeavour since we last heard from her! But she has moved southwards down the side of Cape York and is now approaching one of several small craters blasted out of the Cape’s … Continue reading

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The Big Day approaches…

No, “Road to Endeavour” hasn’t fallen into a black hole, we’re still here, there’s just been nothing to write or talk about recently, what with the Odyssey orbiter throwing another diva strop and refusing to talk to Earth, or send … Continue reading

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The “Road to Endeavour” Interviews: Dr Barbara Cohen

I’m always delighted when members of the insanely-busy MER team agree to ‘talk’ to this blog, by answering a selection of emailed questions, and I was especially pleased when NASA’s Dr Barbara Cohen, from the Marshall Spaceflight Centre in Huntsville, … Continue reading

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