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.


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.