Late Afternoon Shadows at Endeavour Crater on Mars
This week at marsrover.nasa.gov:
NASA’s Mars Rover Opportunity catches its own late-afternoon shadow in this dramatically lit view eastward across Endeavour Crater on Mars. More…
There’s something sobering and a little sad about the reality these photos show. A whole world, full of a million unique locations, which have never been looked at. We’ve peered across millions of miles at a dot in the sky, and now we’ve got photos from automated landers — but nobody has ever walked any of these valleys, no word has ever been spoken in this air, nobody’s felt this breeze… and quite probably never will.