Mars missions 2020/21

Lazarus

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Cripes, they don't half waffle-on on NASA TV. Many words, little said.
 
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“We’ve landed”
 

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Channel Hopper

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At least its not upside down.



Or is it ?
 

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william-1

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TM6902HD (A/B switch) Octagon SX88+Optima

Raven 88cm Mesh Dish + TM-1 0.1
Stab100 H to H (120° max)
(53 east to 45 west)
Octagon SX88+ (A/B switch) Edision S2

45cm dish V8 Golden 28E FreeSat Quad Lnb
Virgin Media FreeSat
My Location
Epping Forest Essex
Mars Perseverance Post-Landing Briefing
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NASA TV is FTA on 13°east11372 H 27400 FTA+ AFP1 10°east encrypted +In HEVC/HD@1.9°east FTA & @ 1west NASA UHD >>>>>
12705 V
DVB-S2/8PSK
HEVC​
45000 3/4​
 

Channel Hopper

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Have they found aliens yet?
 

manikm909

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yes, they're chasing E.T as we speak, he's much quicker than when we last saw him
 

Channel Hopper

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Lower gravity and minimal atmosphere, makes sense.
 

dig deep

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Channel Hopper

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Looking good (or at least a good fake)


(ignore the adverts below)
 

Lazarus

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That Rover look suspiciously like the one I made from Lego Technic decades ago.

Can I claim royalties?
 

Channel Hopper

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Seven camera video of the landing.


Confirms some Martian household now has a discarded heat shield in the back garden.
 

Channel Hopper

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A continuous stream of the landing spot, the next 'safe' holiday destination ?
(unless you already live there I suppose - spot the heat shield)

 

Channel Hopper

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Lazarus

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jeallen01

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"But did the Martians invent it before us?"

Possibly - but I think the "wheel bearings" "ran dry" quite "a few years ago" :D
 

Lazarus

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What, no Wildebeest?



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