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Glorious view…

Opportunity appears to have started working her way slowly away from Marathon Valley, in preparation for her drive to “The Gully” (so we really need a name for it now, come on Mars rover team!). The latest images show Opportunity … Continue reading

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Just sayin’…

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A meteorite’s tale…

A lot of fuss is being made of the news that Curiosity has found a meteorite on Mars. Regular readers of this blog will know that there’s nothing too unusual about that, of course – during her wanders across Meridiani, … Continue reading

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Opportunity gets a neighbour…

After all these years of being alone on the Meridiani Plain, Opportunity is about to get a neighbour on Mars. (image Copyright ESA) Later this week a lander called Schiaparelli, built by the European Space Agency, will come down on … Continue reading

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Views…

Just a few photographs taken by Opportunity recently, worked on a bit to make them look a little more arty…🙂

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Farewell Marathon Valley…

Yes, we’re back…! There has been nothing published on this blog for the past 9 months, I know, and if you’re a regular reader I apologise for that. It wasn’t because I got bored with or fell out of love … Continue reading

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Opportunity – Twelve Years On Mars

If you’d been standing on the crushed cinnamon sands of the vast Meridiani Planum on Mars, a dozen years ago today, your eye would have been caught by a glint of silvery light in the huge butterscotch sky above you. … Continue reading

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