Words of Advice:

"If Something Seems To Be Too Good To Be True, It's Best To Shoot It, Just In Case." -- Fiona Glenanne

"Flying the Airplane is More Important than Radioing Your Plight to a Person on the Ground
Who is Incapable of Understanding or Doing Anything About It." -- Unknown

“Never argue with stupid people, they will drag you down to their level
and then beat you with experience.” -- Mark Twain

"John Wick didn't kill all those people because they broke his toaster." -MickAK

"Everything is easy if somebody else is the one doing it." -- Me

"What the hell is an `Aluminum Falcon'?" -- Emperor Palpatine

"Eck!" -- George the Cat

Thursday, January 24, 2013

Happy Birthday!

The Opportunity Rover has finished its ninth year on Mars.

Just like the government: Come up with a three-month project and it goes on for over nine years.... Just kidding.

It's pretty damn impressive. Still pretty young, compared to Pioneer 6, and the two Voyagers.

2 comments:

Old NFO said...

Yep, when you let REAL scientists and engineers do real stuff, interesting things happen (for years)... :-)

Eck! said...

Once they got past making mistakes what they learned is pretty impressive in action.

Some of the pictures are better than art. Go rover, go.

Eck!