Monthly Archives: October 2011

Oppy’s Tour of Cape York continues…

It’s pretty clear now that Oppy is carrying out a recce of Cape York in advance of parking-up for the winter, driving past potential science targets – some of which which she will probably return to later – in favour … Continue reading

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Say hello to “Sheba”…

Oppy finally has some nice new rock to look at; she’s sidled-up to a small outcrop of rock which has been named (provisonally, all these features are named provisionally, but I’ve yet to hear of any being cahnged, to be … Continue reading

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The call of the north…

Right, make yourself a cup of coffee and settle down in front of your computer; we’ve some catching up to do. Remember how I reported the other day that Oppy was going to be stopping at the Shoemaker Ridge and … Continue reading

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Closing in on those clays..?

Oppy has been fairly scooting north, driving between two ridges that have been christened “Shoemaker Ridge A” and “Shoemaker Ridge B”. Now she’s almost at “The Promised Land” where the phyllosilicates have been detected from orbit, and after another couple … Continue reading

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Looking north…

Oppy has now driven a little further away from Chester Lake, uphill towards the Shoemaker Ridge. With the gain in altitude has come an improved view to the north. here’s what she can see now… Wow, the terrain up ahead … Continue reading

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“Endeavour Revealed”

Remember I said there’d be something very special appearing on Road to Endeavour soon? Well, here it is… It is with enormous pleasure that I present to you the latest “poemster” (poem/poster) created by myself and fellow UMSF member AstroO. … Continue reading

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Shoemaker Ridge, here we come…

Oppy has now moved away from Chester Lake and is heading back towards Odyssey Crater, no doubt in advance of a turn to the north to line her up on approach to Shoemaker Ridge. Bit puzzled why she didn’t just … Continue reading

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