Monthly Archives: September 2012

Something new…

For the past week or so, Oppy has been getting up close and personal with a bizarre-looking sharp outcrop of rock she found jutting up out of the surface of Cape York. She sent back countless images of it, from … Continue reading

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A beautiful place…

Everywhere you look today – on Twitter, Facebook, all the major science sites – there are pictures taken by the Mars Science Laboratory, Curiosity. And rightly so – they’re gorgeous, self-portraits of the rover taken by a camera on the … Continue reading

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It just gets better and better…

Oh, Oppy is having fun at Fin outcrop! 🙂 The rocks here are so interesting and diverse, a lot of new images are coming back every day, allowing the MER team, I’m sure, to build up a really detailed picture … Continue reading

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Opportunity zooms in on Fin outcrop

Well. This is new. Opportunity is now, I think it’s fair to say, parked up at that fascinating-looking outcrop with the big fin on its top, and sending back just beautiful images of it. Here’s a new colourisation I made … Continue reading

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Opportunity rocks!

I take it no-one’s going to argue with that? Not when she’s sending back beautiful views like this… I know, that one looks a bit too green. Before anyone says anything THAT’S NOT LICHEN OR MOSS!!! Sorry, I haven’t got … Continue reading

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Beat THAT, Curiosity…!

Oh my… As predicted, Oppy has moved closer to the ridge highlighted in the previous post, and has sent back some stunning images of it. here they are colourised and stitched together to make one single large mosaic. Prepare to … Continue reading

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