Late Night FDL: The Little Machine That Could, NASA’s Opportunity Probe

By: Wednesday August 10, 2011 8:00 pm

Say what you like about the things the the US is no longer great at, we still are the Big Dogs when it comes to building and running long term space missions. Today the Opportunity Mars Rover finished a two year trip to the Endeavour Crater. There it will look for signs that water persisted on the surface of Mars for long periods of time. Not bad for a probe with a 3 month estimated mission life, eh?

 

Commemorations and Memorials

By: Tuesday April 12, 2011 1:30 am

Three anniversaries and sadly several imminent funerals.

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