Opportunity

Still no Word from Opportunity

Could this be the end of the Opportunity rover? There's been no signal from the rover since last summer, when…

2 years ago

Outstanding Opportunity Rover Making ‘Amazing New Discoveries’ 13 Years After Mars Touchdown – Scientist Tells UT

NASA’s truly outstanding Opportunity rover continues “making new discoveries about ancient Mars” as she commemorates 13 Years since bouncing to…

4 years ago

Opportunity Celebrates Christmas/New Year on Mars Marching to Ancient Water Carved Gully

On the brink of 4600 Sols of a profoundly impactful life, NASA’s long lived Opportunity rover celebrates the Christmas/New Year’s…

4 years ago

Opportunity Discovers Dust Devil, Explores Steepest Slopes on Mars

A “beautiful dust devil” was just discovered today, April 1, on the Red Planet by NASA’s long lived Opportunity rover…

4 years ago

Weekly Space Hangout – Jan. 29, 2016: Largest Solar System, Future Missions, and Remembering Our Lost Astronauts

Host: Fraser Cain (@fcain) Guests: Carolyn Collins Petersen (thespacewriter.com / space.about.com / @spacewriter ) Morgan Rehnberg (cosmicchatter.org / @MorganRehnberg )…

5 years ago

NASA Invites Public to ‘Send Your Name to Mars’ on InSight – Next Red Planet Lander

Sign up to send your name to Mars on InSight, NASA’s next mission to Mars launching in March 2016. Credit:…

5 years ago

What Makes Mars Sunsets Different from Earth’s?

Even robots can't tear their eyes from a beautiful sunset. NASA's Mars Curiosity rover pointed its high resolution mast camera…

5 years ago

Weekly Space Hangout – April 10, 2015: Orbital Docking with Dr. Stephen Granade

Host: Fraser Cain (@fcain) Special Guest: Dr. Stephen Granade (@sargent) Guests: Dave Dickinson (@astroguyz / www.astroguyz.com) Charles Black (@charlesblack /…

5 years ago

Why Don’t We Search for Different Life?

If we really want to find life on other worlds, why do we keep looking for life based on carbon…

5 years ago

Memory-Addled Mars Rover Climbs High Above The Red Planet’s Plain

As the Opportunity rover struggles with ongoing problems to its Flash memory, the plucky Martian machine -- almost at its…

6 years ago