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Spirit’s trek continues…

Poor Spirit. It seems that our lame little rover’s brave attempts to clamber up onto the top of Homeplate… again… have failed, and she’s going to have to take the long way round to Von Braun and Goddard. So we’d better get used to more views like this over the next few weeks as she trundles around the edge of Homeplate.

Still, that’s not exactly a hardship is it? 🙂 Put your 3D glasses on and enjoy a virtual wander around this picture after clicking on it to bring up the full size version…

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Kepler launches tomorrow morning…

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I was going to write about the Kepler launch here, but it makes a lot more sense to just post a link to the piece I’ve written for my good friend Rui’s “BEYOND THE CRADLE” blog…

http://beyondthecradle.wordpress.com/2009/03/06/kepler-mission-the-future-starts-here-with-stuart-atkinson

Fingers crossed!