Beagle 2 found on Mars

It was announced today that Beagle 2 had been spotted on the surface of Mars by recent images from the HiRISE camera. For the full story and fantastic images head on over to HiRISE, The Planetary Society, ESA, BBC, Guardian etc… Here I’ve put up some context images that I made from public data for the […]

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Mars mission to Iceland – Part 1

So I’m probably Jack Swigert. As a fall-back, last-minute replacement for an oversubscribed colleague, I have no illusions of my role on this mission – Rover Module Pilot and Bag Carrier. A job that I have undertaken with quiet stoicism and gin. It is now Day 2 of our 10 day mission to our Mars […]

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Curiosity – base maps

Since my last post I’ve had a few requests for maps of the Bradbury Landing site, and the larger Gale Crater area. So I thought I’d share some of these maps as best I can. The maps are just screenshots from my Gale GIS project, showing different data at different zoom levels. I’ve omitted grids, […]

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