Opportunity is on a kilometers-long eastward road trip across Meridiani Planum toward the rim of a large ancient crater named Endeavour; it’ll be many months yet before she gets there. But she is just about to arrive at a major landmark by the side of the road, a good place to spend a night or two (maybe even two months) before hitting the road again: a 100-meter-diameter hole in the ground named Santa Maria. You can follow the trek daily ….
- IKAROS flew past Venus on December 8
- Door 14 in the 2010 advent calendar