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A problem with Opportunity..?

Hmmm. Maybe. We’ll see. It might be nothing. Nobody panic, ok? We’ll just keep an eye on this, reported in NASA’s own regular “status update” on our amazing rover… “On Sol 4750 (June 4, 2017), the plan was to perform … Continue reading

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Lingering on the edge…

It looks like Opportunity STILL hasn’t set off down into Perseverance Valley yet, but is taking a lot of photos of her surroundings, and the route ahead instead. I can’t imagine it will be long now before she revvs up … Continue reading

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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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