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Mars Rover Update

Closer and Closer. On the edge of Victoria crater.
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/15006126/from/RS.5/

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Re: Mars Rover Update

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Closer and Closer. On the edge of Victoria crater.
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/15006126/from/RS.5/

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Opportunity = cliffhanger
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Re: Mars Rover Update

What a story!

A couple of interesting details stood out as I read: (1) the rovers would make weight (sans batteries) at an FRC event, if the venue was on Mars, and (2) using 20/20 hindsight, it sure would have been nice to equip Opportunity with a winch and about 80 meters of cable, so she could abseil into Victoria Crater, making detailed observations of the exposed strata on the way.
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Re: Mars Rover Update

Lookey

http://marsrovers.jpl.nasa.gov/home/index.html
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Re: Mars Rover Update

Belay my previous comment about abseiling into the crater. Not necessary.
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I wonder if there could ever be Martian snow boarders...
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heh heh - just wait until Friday!

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Re: Mars Rover Update

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Not only does Dave like to post hints about the the new game...but now he's starting to post hints about the activities of the Mars rover.

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Re: Mars Rover Update

When I click on the Victoria Crater image I get a 404 error.

Hmmmm I wonder 404 = 4 on 4 = GAME HINT??????
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Re: Mars Rover Update

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Check the images of the crater posted here:
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