Monthly Archives: March 2010

Closing in on The Twins…

Oppy continues to head south towards the Twin Craters… today’s progress: So, what can Oppy actually see at the moment? Well, she can see a lot of this… Dunes… dunes in front, dunes behind, dunes on all sides… But wait, … Continue reading

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Are we there yet? Are we there yet? Are we –

No, we’re NOT there yet – “there” being the “Twin Craters” that are the next stop on Oppy’s trek across Meridiani Planum. She’s making good time as she heads south and away from Concepcion Crater, but it’ll be a good … Continue reading

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Into the Great Dune Sea… again…

Concepcion Crater is now just a memory for Oppy, a dark line visible over her shoulder… Way up ahead, quite a few days’ drive away – and no, I’m not going to try guessing or predicting how many! –┬áis the … Continue reading

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Farewell Concepcion…

After several weeks of studying and photographing, Opportunity has drive away from Concepcion Crater, and is now heading south-west towards her next target – a “joined at the hip” pair of craters, several times larger than Concepcion. This is the … Continue reading

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Today’s view…

… looks like this… Pretty in 3D, too… And that’s a very impressive chunk of rock too, don’t you think..? How much longer will Oppy be staying here? Just a couple more days, I think. Then we’re heading south again. … Continue reading

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Move along…

…another day, another shift of viewpoint for Oppy. She’s now driven most of the way around Concepcion, and is enjoying this view… … which looks like this in 3D… So, where are we now? I can show you… We’re at … Continue reading

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Rolling, rolling, rolling…

Oppy’s circumnavigation of Concepcion Crater continues. Here’s my latest colourisation of some of the images she’s sending back… Further to my previous post about what Oppy can see on the horizon, I’ve been doing a bit more work with various … Continue reading

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