Thank you for the wonderful Opportunity to visit Mars

This last week saw the official end of the Opportunity rover's mission on Mars. NASA was unable to coax it back to life after signalling it for about eight months. This remarkable rover continued exploring Mars long after it's original 90 day mission. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Ll-VHYxWXU Drive along with the NASA’s Opportunity Mars rover and hear the…

The sound of wind on Mars

NASA's InSight probe has heard the sound of wind on Mars. Just think about that for a moment: the sound of wind on Mars! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yT50Q_Zbf3s Listen to Martian wind blow across NASA’s InSight lander. The spacecraft’s seismometer and air pressure sensor picked up vibrations from 10-15 mph (16-24 kph) winds as they blew across Mars’…

Quote for the day thanks to Daily Maverick

I subscribe to 3 or 4 email newsletters: The Daily Maverick's First Thing, TechCentral, Missing Link's Preso Rock Gods and maybe one other. The first three are worth getting. They have great content, are not spammy and are entertaining. This morning First Thing had the following gem which is typical of the humor I have…
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