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Mars Exploration Rover Update: Spirit Silent Still, Opportunity Savors Santa Maria, We Flashback on 2010

Posted by A.J.S. Rayl on 2010/12/31 11:00 CST

The Mars Exploration Rovers are wrapping up another year of exploring their seventh -- having experienced both the best of times and the worst of times: Spirit continued a 10-month struggle to endure its coldest, harshest Martian winter yet; Opportunity set a new record for driving despite an arthritic front wheel and a broken shoulder, putting more miles on her rocker bogie in 2010 than in any other single year.

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Door 31 in the 2010 advent calendar

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/12/31 09:41 CST

Door 31 in the 2010 advent calendar

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Bye bye, Kodachrome, but "Kodak moments" will live on in space

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/12/31 08:04 CST

Bye bye, Kodachrome, but "Kodak moments" will live on in space

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Door 30 in the 2010 advent calendar

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/12/30 03:39 CST

Door 30 in the 2010 advent calendar

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The Year in Pictures: 2010

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/12/30 03:28 CST

The Year in Pictures: 2010

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What's up in the solar system in January 2011 - and the rest of the year in preview

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/12/30 02:53 CST

What's up in the solar system in January 2011 - and the rest of the year in preview

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Door 29 in the 2010 advent calendar

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/12/29 12:25 CST

Door 29 in the 2010 advent calendar

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A unique look inside the SOFIA telescope and other cool stuff

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/12/29 12:14 CST

A unique look inside the SOFIA telescope and other cool stuff

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SOHO's 2000th comet

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/12/29 11:36 CST

SOHO's 2000th comet

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Door 28 in the 2010 advent calendar

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/12/28 08:37 CST

Door 28 in the 2010 advent calendar

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365 Days of Astronomy Podcast: Small Worlds

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/12/27 03:56 CST

365 Days of Astronomy Podcast: Small Worlds

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Door 27 in the 2010 advent calendar

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/12/27 03:48 CST

Door 27 in the 2010 advent calendar

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1000 Akatsukis; "Faulty valve caused Akatsuki failure"

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/12/27 03:27 CST

1000 Akatsukis; "Faulty valve caused Akatsuki failure"

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Door 26 in the 2010 advent calendar

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/12/26 02:00 CST

Door 26 in the 2010 advent calendar

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Door 25 in the 2010 advent calendar

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/12/25 12:25 CST

Door 25 in the 2010 advent calendar

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Door 24 in the 2010 advent calendar

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/12/24 04:28 CST

Door 24 in the 2010 advent calendar

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Door 23 in the 2010 advent calendar

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/12/23 02:56 CST

Door 23 in the 2010 advent calendar

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Door 22 in the 2010 advent calendar

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/12/22 03:32 CST

Door 22 in the 2010 advent calendar

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Mimas wanders in to view

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/12/21 02:53 CST

Mimas wanders in to view

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Door 21 in the 2010 advent calendar

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/12/21 12:48 CST

Door 21 in the 2010 advent calendar

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