Monthly Archives: May 2012

Oppy heading downhill…

Greeley Haven is far behind Opportunity now, as you can see from this 3D image… Opportunity has, I think, stopped next to that big bright patch of dust highlighted in previous posts, and she’ll probably spend a couple of days … Continue reading

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Opportunity is a ROVER again…!

After driving off Greeley Haven – where she stood patiently for 19 long weeks – Opportunity is now driving again. Not just turning, not just bumping, but driving. She’s driven away from Greeley Haven, heading a short distance downhill, towards … Continue reading

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Farewell, Greeley Haven…

BREAKING NEWS – Oppy has driven away from Greeley Haven! The latest images to come back from Opportunity show that yesterday she drove 3.6m away from Greeley Haven. That’s not much, I know, but it marks the end of the … Continue reading

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Oppy getting ready to roll…

Look at this… look at THIS…   See those two magic words? “Drive direction”!!! Oppy is getting ready to roll…!! 🙂 About time too! She’s been parked on Greeley Haven for, oh, what, a hundred years? No, not really, it … Continue reading

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Exploratorium update…

There might be some good news re the issues with the Exploratorium website. Yesterday I emailed Veronica McGregor, who is the Media Relations/Social Media Manager at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, asking for an update on the situation, and she quickly wrote … Continue reading

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Of a rover and radio science…

We have good news and bad news today. Ok, the good news first – as promised, Matt Lenda has written a BIG post on his blog, explaining how, and why, Oppy is doing “radio science” whilst parked up at Greeley … Continue reading

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