Monthly Archives: August 2010

It’s been a long road…

All the facts and figures, the statistics and the online data pages show us that Oppy has been “heading for Endeavour Crater” for a long time now… a loooooong time. But nothing brings home just how long she’s been trekking across … Continue reading

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Every rover’s doing a brand new dance now…

… so come on Oppy, do the Maxwell Motion…! 🙂 “What’s he on about?!” I hear you ask. Well, in a previous post ( https://roadtoendeavour.wordpress.com/2010/07/17/pedal-to-the-metal ) I explained how Mars rover driver Scott Maxwell had come up with an ingenious way … Continue reading

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Latest view of the “faraway hills”…

Panorama made from the latest images to come back from Oppy… And a totally unrealistic but fun colour version…

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Where ARE we?

It’s been a wee while since we took a proper look at just exactly where Oppy is the Road to Endeavour, so let’s do that now, thanks to the wonderful, wonderful Google Mars work of UMSF’s Eduardo Tesheiner, who creates … Continue reading

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Viva Valparaiso!

If I’ve read the data on the tracking site correctly, this area has been christened “Valparaiso” and it’s going to be studied for a while by Oppy, as she takes a well-deserved breather en-route to Endeavour… And in glorious 3D … Continue reading

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