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Spirit & Opportunity - MER@7, Seven 'Earth-years' on Mars
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post Jan 24 2011, 02:45 PM
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Wow, another absolutely beautiful poster Astro0! Honoured to have my scribblings on it!

( And thanks for the birthday wishes too...)


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post Jan 25 2011, 01:52 AM
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Another beautiful collaboration! Thanks for your works, both separately & jointly, Stu & Astro0; they are always uplifting and poignant.


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post Jan 25 2011, 12:32 PM
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MER website shows Spirit at 2510 & Oppy at 2490.
Since Spirit is Officialy still there, we're at 5000 sols.


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post Jan 25 2011, 01:49 PM
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Opportunity has been on Mars for seven years. My, how her horizon has changed...

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Between those two images: dust storms and deep dunes; sunsets and sunrises; moon transits and meteorites. Ahead: the hills of Endeavour, and all the wonders which might be found there.

Everyone, please, take a moment out of your busy day to thank everyone involved in the MER mission which has become such an important part of our lives. And take another moment to reflect on just how incredible this machine is, to have done so much, and travelled so far, on an alien world.

And just think... the most amazing discoveries of the mission, the most exciting days of the adventure, the most magical part of the journey, may still be ahead...

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post Jan 25 2011, 03:18 PM
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Nice remark on 7 years anniversary Stu!
Oh, the memories! Seven years of roving on another planet, this is really unbelievable.


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post Jan 26 2011, 03:38 AM
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QUOTE (Stu @ Jan 25 2011, 05:49 AM) *
Opportunity has been on Mars for seven years. My, how her horizon has changed...Everyone, please, take a moment... smile.gif


Very much agree, and here's to the UMSF image and tech. maestros; relentlessly posting here for everyone's amazement; and that goes for you too, Stu ... smile.gif
And Machi...and...
Cheers, 7 years !


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post Jan 26 2011, 04:49 AM
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Seven years. Wow. That's a quarter of my life. Do you ever look at Opportunity's route map and think back to what you were doing at the time?
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post Feb 18 2011, 04:54 AM
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To All The People at JPL. A Job Well Done. biggrin.gif

and to everyone here at UMSF. Thanks for all the updates, news and photos. Keep on Rolling to New Adventures.
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