Monthly Archives: January 2015

Eleven Years On Mars

Eleven years ago today, having already celebrated the arrival of the MER rover “Spirit” on Mars, countless thousands of people around the world held their breath as they followed the landing of her sister rover. I remember it like it … Continue reading

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Onwards, Oppy, onwards…

Opportunity didn’t stay to catch her breath at the summit of Cape Tribulation for long. She’s already driven a little further onwards, heading south towards Marathon Valley. But before she set off, like any good hiker would, she took some … Continue reading

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Tribulation Conquered

She did it. Opportunity did it. She reached the top of Cape Tribulation, and is now looking down from the summit, with gorgeous views of the rim of Endeavour on the farside of the crater and of her tracks leading … Continue reading

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Almost there, Oppy… almost there….

After eleven long years on Mars, Opportunity is now *this* close to the summit of Cape Tribulation. Another couple of drives and she will be there, on the top of the world – well, on top of the highest point … Continue reading

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