Monthly Archives: January 2011

Say hello to La Gallega…

There was probably a more appropriate and clever way of saying that in Spanish but it’ll have to wait… 🙂 The “little crater” on the south side of Santa Maria now has a name – it’s “La Gallega”, and, as … Continue reading

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Edging around Santa Maria…

Time to check on exactly where Oppy has got to, as she starts to drive anticlockwise around Santa Maria… You can see from that that Oppy is now quite near the small, as yet unnamed crater which lies very close … Continue reading

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HiRISE sees Oppy again…

The astounding HiRISE camera onboard NASA’s MRO Mars orbiter has taken another pair of images of Opportunity  on the surface of Mars, this time just after she arrived at the edge of Santa Maria crater… click on the following images … Continue reading

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Oppy New Year!

…. sorry, sorry, I just couldn’t resist it. I saw the words and my brain just went “What the hell…!” Yes, I’ll do better next time, I promise… 🙂 So, here we are, 2011, and Oppy has not only reached … Continue reading

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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: The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Wow. Crunchy numbers The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. … Continue reading

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