Monthly Archives: October 2014

Opportunity makes history *again*…

Yesterday was a big day for astronomers – no, it was a HUGE day! A comet called “Siding Spring” whooshed past Mars, so close – less than 1/3 of the distance from Earth to the Moon, which is sphincter-tighteningly close … Continue reading

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Rock on, Oppy!

Opportunity has recently been edging her way towards Ulysses crater, and now she is parked up on its rim, surrounded by some pretty gorgeous looking rocks. Well, gorgeous looking if you’re into geology. If you’re not I guess they’re just, … Continue reading

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