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TheGalaxyTrio
2004-May-29, 10:04 PM
"Sweet!" an anonymous controller was heard to say.

Link (http://marsrovers.jpl.nasa.gov/gallery/all/1/n/119/1N138745027EFF2809P1987R0M1.JPG)

Tuckerfan
2004-May-30, 12:31 AM
That's not peanut brittle! That's the remains of an ancient highway system!

Looks like the rocks are covered by "blueberries."

Slamoid
2004-May-30, 05:58 AM
Just curious, any idea what that shiny thing in the distance is? :-?

Tuckerfan
2004-May-30, 06:06 AM
Just curious, any idea what that shiny thing in the distance is? :-? My WAG is that it's either the heat shield dropped by the lander on it's way in, or an "artifact" caused by an image processing error.

01101001
2004-May-30, 07:04 AM
Just curious, any idea what that shiny thing in the distance is? :-?
Heat shield. NASA folk have talked of it in press conferences. It's 150-200 meters from Endurance. It's something on the list of places to visit, to learn more about entry and, with luck, to see a fresh excavation, deeper than the wheels can dig.