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Originally posted by thematrix
Well, its not "a" whatever object you think it is, its a drillhole from the mars rover ...
We both had an increased interest in the Mars expedition, since NASA announced in a press release last week that something or someone had been cleaning the dust off the solar cells at night on the Mars Rover Vehicle Opportunity vehicle (yes same one that took the UFO picture!) nobody can explain the apparently nightly washing. The regular cleaning had been increasing the efficiency from like 40 or 50% to almost 100%. Just enough to get the picture?
The cleaning had boosted the panels' power output close to their maximum 900 watt-hours per day after at one stage dropping to 500 watt-hours because of the heavy Martian dirt.
By contrast, the power output of the solar panels of Mars Spirit -- on a different part of the Red Planet -- had dropped to just 400 watt-hours a day, clogged by the heavy dust.
Originally posted by instar
Originally posted by twitchy
I still think the rovers are wandering around in the deserts of Australia while NASA funnels the funding to other organizations. I have stated this on another thread and couldn't find links to support my theory, but I have seen it somewhere else as well. Seen quite a few rover pics that have some very terrestrial looking oddities in them. I think NASA is a major money laundering operation.
LMAO have you seen any kangaroos, emus, perenties etc in "mars" pics?
I think I saw one photo of a dingo carrying off a baby in its jaws.