News and Updates


Opportunity (MER-B) Update - Sol 3789 19:01

Sol 3789

posted 2014-09-21 13:59:02 by @MidnightLoader


Opportunity (MER-B) Update - Sol 3789 18:39

Sol 3789

posted 2014-09-21 13:35:47 by @MidnightLoader


Via @elakdawalla: APXS = Alpha Particle X-Ray Spectrometer. Can quickly detect ( to ~0.5%) abundances of Na, Mg, Al, Si, Ca, Fe, and S - Link

posted 2014-09-21 01:20:49


Via @elakdawalla: Curiosity's using APXS on Pahrump, checking elemental chemistry. I wonder what it's made of? - Link - Link

posted 2014-09-21 01:16:27


Curiosity (MSL) Update - Sol 755 16:27

Sol 755

Sol 752

posted 2014-09-21 00:52:52 by @MidnightLoader


Opportunity (MER-B) Update - Sol 3788 20:10

Sol 3788

Sol 3787

Sol 3786

Sol 3784

Sol 3782

posted 2014-09-20 14:30:30 by @MidnightLoader


Curiosity (MSL) Update - Sol 755 06:06

Sol 754

Sol 753

posted 2014-09-20 14:14:40 by @MidnightLoader


Also, I'm working on an app update for the iPhones 6 as fast as I can. Love the iPhones 6.

posted 2014-09-20 02:15:12


Download the Midnight Planets app for free this weekend. I may be switching to a paid model soon. - Link

posted 2014-09-20 02:14:20


Curiosity (MSL) Update - Sol 754 18:16

Sol 754

Sol 753

Sol 751

posted 2014-09-20 02:05:08 by @MidnightLoader


Curiosity (MSL) Update - Sol 754 17:11

Sol 753

posted 2014-09-20 00:58:51 by @MidnightLoader


Curiosity (MSL) Update - Sol 754 16:05

Sol 753

posted 2014-09-19 23:51:23 by @MidnightLoader


Curiosity (MSL) Update - Sol 754 15:41

Sol 753

posted 2014-09-19 23:26:35 by @MidnightLoader


Opportunity (MER-B) Update - Sol 3787 18:48

Sol 3787

posted 2014-09-19 12:26:38 by @MidnightLoader


Curiosity (MSL) Update - Sol 754 03:41

Sol 751

posted 2014-09-19 11:06:39 by @MidnightLoader


Curiosity (MSL) Update - Sol 754 03:13

Sol 752

posted 2014-09-19 10:37:27 by @MidnightLoader


Curiosity (MSL) Update - Sol 754 01:07

Sol 751

posted 2014-09-19 08:28:04 by @MidnightLoader


Curiosity (MSL) Update - Sol 754 00:39

Sol 751

Sol 746

posted 2014-09-19 07:59:38 by @MidnightLoader


Curiosity (MSL) Update - Sol 753 19:45

Sol 753

posted 2014-09-19 02:57:11 by @MidnightLoader


Curiosity (MSL) Update - Sol 753 19:12

Sol 753

Sol 746

Sol 744

posted 2014-09-19 02:23:34 by @MidnightLoader


Curiosity (MSL) Update - Sol 753 18:27

Sol 752

posted 2014-09-19 01:37:38 by @MidnightLoader


Curiosity (MSL) Update - Sol 753 18:03

Sol 752

posted 2014-09-19 01:12:45 by @MidnightLoader


Via @LarsTheWanderer: Sol 753 drive via @MidnightPlanets - Link

posted 2014-09-19 01:01:51


Via @doug_ellison: Pahrump Hills - here we are! - Link - Link

posted 2014-09-19 00:18:33


Curiosity (MSL) Update - Sol 753 17:10

Sol 753

posted 2014-09-19 00:18:10 by @MidnightLoader


Via @mikeseibert: Stuart Island, Solander Point, Mars vs Stuart Island, Washington, USA, Earth - Link

posted 2014-09-19 00:14:26


Curiosity (MSL) Update - Sol 753 16:35

Sol 753

Sol 744

posted 2014-09-18 23:41:48 by @MidnightLoader


Curiosity (MSL) Update - Sol 753 15:59

Sol 753

Sol 752

Sol 744

posted 2014-09-18 23:05:03 by @MidnightLoader


Curiosity (MSL) Update - Sol 753 15:35

Sol 752

Sol 744

Sol 743

posted 2014-09-18 22:40:21 by @MidnightLoader


Curiosity (MSL) Update - Sol 753 15:12

Sol 743

posted 2014-09-18 22:17:11 by @MidnightLoader


Curiosity (MSL) Update - Sol 753 08:07

Sol 743

posted 2014-09-18 14:59:58 by @MidnightLoader


Curiosity (MSL) Update - Sol 753 07:43

Sol 743

posted 2014-09-18 14:35:14 by @MidnightLoader


Opportunity (MER-B) Update - Sol 3786 18:36

Sol 3786

posted 2014-09-18 11:34:35 by @MidnightLoader


Curiosity (MSL) Update - Sol 753 04:25

Sol 747

Sol 743

posted 2014-09-18 11:11:38 by @MidnightLoader


Opportunity (MER-B) Update - Sol 3786 17:47

Sol 3786

Sol 3785

Sol 3782

posted 2014-09-18 10:44:21 by @MidnightLoader


Curiosity (MSL) Update - Sol 752 19:12

Sol 751

posted 2014-09-18 01:44:21 by @MidnightLoader


Curiosity (MSL) Update - Sol 752 18:52

Sol 751

posted 2014-09-18 01:23:45 by @MidnightLoader


Curiosity (MSL) Update - Sol 752 18:30

Sol 752

posted 2014-09-18 01:00:42 by @MidnightLoader


Sol 753 Update On Curiosity From MSL Scientist Lauren Edgar: A Bright Outcrop (USGS) - Link

posted 2014-09-18 00:50:44


Curiosity (MSL) Update - Sol 752 18:14

Sol 752

posted 2014-09-18 00:44:22 by @MidnightLoader


Curiosity (MSL) Update - Sol 752 17:42

Sol 751

posted 2014-09-18 00:11:49 by @MidnightLoader


Curiosity (MSL) Update - Sol 752 16:07

Sol 752

posted 2014-09-17 22:33:41 by @MidnightLoader


Via @slugnads: High-energy particle delays spacecraft headed for dwarf planet. - Link

posted 2014-09-17 22:24:21


Sol 751 Update On Curiosity From USGS Scientist Ken Herkenhoff: Heading for the Hills (USGS) - Link

posted 2014-09-17 16:54:53


Opportunity (MER-B) Update - Sol 3785 21:52

Sol 3785

posted 2014-09-17 14:15:48 by @MidnightLoader


Curiosity (MSL) Update - Sol 752 06:13

Sol 746

posted 2014-09-17 12:23:50 by @MidnightLoader


Opportunity (MER-B) Update - Sol 3785 19:35

Sol 3785

posted 2014-09-17 11:56:09 by @MidnightLoader


Curiosity (MSL) Update - Sol 752 05:25

Sol 751

posted 2014-09-17 11:34:23 by @MidnightLoader


Opportunity (MER-B) Update - Sol 3785 18:48

Sol 3785

posted 2014-09-17 11:07:42 by @MidnightLoader


Curiosity (MSL) Update - Sol 752 04:37

Sol 751

Sol 746

posted 2014-09-17 10:44:28 by @MidnightLoader