I like to think that someday soon visitors to Mars will visit the Opportunity Museum at Endeavour Crater. Something to look forward to! This is
Update, December 2, 2018: InSight is slightly tilted, but they say that is not a problem. Here’s an excerpt: InSight landed in what’s called a
April 14, 2020: The mission reportedly is doing well except for the heat probe, a/k/a the “mole.” Martian sand apparently is quite slippery — a
Featured image: The largest volcanoes in the Solar System–Tharsis on June 29, 2014. ESA/DLR/FU Berlin/J. Cowart, CC BY-SA 3.0 IGO
Humanity is going into space eventually. Lets bring as much of that 60s spirit of wonder and exploration with us as possible, and only what little “business as usual” mindset as required to keep basic operations function.
Update, 6:38 p.m., June 20, 2018: Mars Storm Watch: The dust storm now circles the planet. No signal yet from Opportunity, but no response is