2010 in review

The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health:

Healthy blog!

The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Wow.

Crunchy numbers

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The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 110,000 times in 2010. If it were an exhibit at The Louvre Museum, it would take 5 days for that many people to see it.

In 2010, there were 172 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 207 posts. There were 859 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 353mb. That’s about 2 pictures per day.

The busiest day of the year was February 9th with 2,443 views. The most popular post that day was Colourful Chocolate (Hills).

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were unmannedspaceflight.com, twitter.com, orbitmars.futura-sciences.com, cumbriansky.wordpress.com, and planetary.org.

Some visitors came searching, mostly for chocolate hills, road to endeavour, endeavour crater, the road to endeavour, and theroadtoendeavour.

Attractions in 2010

These are the posts and pages that got the most views in 2010.


Colourful Chocolate (Hills) February 2010


Oppy reaches the Chocolate Hills… February 2010


The tracks of our years… November 2010


The Grand Tour of Concepcion begins… February 2010


Where are we – and where are we going..? June 2010

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1 Response to 2010 in review

  1. Timoth says:

    Greetings. I’m new to the blog and thoroughly enjoy it. Good on you, sir, for keeping at it. Am curious, though — could you update, please? Just how far from Endeavour are we?

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