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Getting Unstuck in West Valley
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post May 28 2009, 03:41 AM
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Fantastic news! smile.gif Here's a reference for that.

I think the thinking is that these are usually just strong winds. But Squyres has said that the timing of at least one cleaning event suggested something more localized, like a dust devil.
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post May 28 2009, 03:53 AM
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I like the suggestion of Julian (age 7) for getting Spirit unstuck.
Remember, before you laugh, many here have suggested the same thing. wink.gif
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post May 28 2009, 03:56 AM
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That's about ten light-years beyond cute. smile.gif

Smart kid; a definite future UMSFer!


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post May 28 2009, 04:00 AM
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QUOTE (Astro0 @ May 27 2009, 07:53 PM) *
I like the suggestion of Julian (age 7) for getting Spirit unstuck.
Remember, before you laugh, many here have suggested the same thing. wink.gif


Laugh? I want to send him a present! Do you know who was the original poster of this picture?

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post May 28 2009, 04:10 AM
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QUOTE (RoverDriver @ May 28 2009, 02:00 PM) *
Laugh? I want to send him a present! Do you know who was the original poster of this picture?


Paulo, I hope you do find him, I can only imagine what a thrill it would be for him!
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post May 28 2009, 05:46 AM
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QUOTE (Mixer @ May 27 2009, 09:10 PM) *
Paulo, I hope you do find him, I can only imagine what a thrill it would be for him!


Got his whereabouts. Scott Maxwell and I will send him a present.

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post May 28 2009, 06:07 AM
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That kid's practically ready to join you guys in mission operations. What are you sending him, Paolo?


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post May 28 2009, 07:46 AM
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18 tonnes of KSC-1 mars simulant, and the mobility test bed rover.
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post May 28 2009, 09:32 AM
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QUOTE (djellison @ May 28 2009, 05:46 PM) *
18 tonnes of KSC-1 mars simulant, and the mobility test bed rover.


Cackle! laugh.gif
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post May 28 2009, 10:44 AM
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QUOTE (Astro0 @ May 28 2009, 04:53 AM) *
I like the suggestion of Julian (age 7) for getting Spirit unstuck.


I think scooterlord has some serious competition in the MER rendering department.
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post May 28 2009, 12:04 PM
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Good on you both, Paolo & Scott; that's the definitive way to encourage the next generation of explorers!


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post May 28 2009, 12:55 PM
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QUOTE (djellison @ May 27 2009, 11:46 PM) *
18 tonnes of KSC-1 mars simulant, and the mobility test bed rover.


That teaches me something: never read UMSF with a hot coffee mug on my hand.

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post May 28 2009, 01:42 PM
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QUOTE (RoverDriver @ May 28 2009, 07:55 AM) *
That teaches me something: never read UMSF with a hot coffee mug on my hand.

Paolo


Might I suggest: http://homedecor.cafepress.com/item/space-...oaster/47765791 smile.gif


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post May 28 2009, 01:48 PM
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800 whr ? what was the whr at the start ?
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post May 28 2009, 02:54 PM
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Scott Maxwell indicates here that it was 850-900 whr.
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