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Stay on target…

Well, Opportunity still hasn’t started to explore Perseverance Valley yet… it seems she’s taking another good long look at it before setting off. And that’s ok, she deserves a rest, and it makes perfect sense to make a detailed study … Continue reading

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Get in there, Oppy…!

It seems my previous post was a bit premature and Opportunity *hasn’t* started down into Perseverance Valley yet, but is lingering at the top of the slope, taking a look at the valley before heading down into it… A load … Continue reading

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Perseverance Valley beckons…

Looking at her wheel tracks on the latest images I think… I *think*… Opportunity has turned towards the entrance to Perseverance Valley and is starting to move towards it or even into it… If that’s the case then Opportunity has … Continue reading

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On the edge…

Opportunity has reached the entrance to Perseverance Valley, and like any good explorer about to start a new adventure is now taking a good look around her, and looking down into the valley itself, before starting on the next leg … Continue reading

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Into the valley… soon…

The latest images to come back from Mars show that Opportunity is now *this* close… **THIS** close to the entrance to Perseverance Valley, and surely it’s only going to be another couple of sols before she rolls up to the … Continue reading

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An epic drive…

Opportunity has just completed one of her longest ever drives on Mars (I’m not sure what her longest was, I’ll have to check). She just completed a drive on Mars that was an amazing 132m long. Now, that’s not a … Continue reading

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Opportunity’s view…

Opportunity is doing what any explorer and adventurer worth her salt would do – stopping, having a break, taking a good look around her, taking in the landscape, before continuing on to her main destination. Here are a couple of … Continue reading

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