Opportunity Makes an Amazing Lifetime Achievement

The Opportunity Rover Keeps on Going Last week marked Sol 5000 for the Opportunity Rover on Mars. It’s been rolling along ever since it landed there in January 2004, sending back images and data about the area around Endurance crater. Bear in mind that Opportunity (Mars Exploration Rover-B) was originally …

New Horizons and Thoughts on the Tesla Test Launch

Between outer solar system exploration and the flight of the Tesla, space news has been interesting this week. There was another green light signal from the¬†New Horizons¬†mission on Monday as the spacecraft gets ever closer to its next target 2014 MU69. As of Valentine’s Day, it was 400 million kilometers …