Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/02/12 04:11 CST
Opportunity is now following a rather leisurely autumn schedule, according to the latest update on the mission website. Some of the work Opportunity is doing involves staring skyward, looking for patterns in the clouds that pass overhead at this time of year. One of the guys at unmannedspaceflight.com has put together some nifty animations of the wispy cloud patterns.
Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/02/08 02:31 CST
While conversing with Ken Edgett about the smiley face on Mars he remarked to me how different Mars looks at different pixel scales, and in particular that there is a transition somewhere in the neighborhood of six to seven meters per pixel.
Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/02/07 02:36 CST
Atlantis and Columbus embark for the International Space Station
Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/02/04 01:15 CST
WD5 most likely missed Mars, but we may never know
Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/02/01 11:09 CST
Target Earth, asking candidates about science, SETI, and the rovers