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NASA's Opportunity Rover Turns Into A Martian Mountaineer
2013-10-24 14:24:31

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online NASA’s Opportunity rover has turned into a mountaineer, climbing the tallest hill it has encountered in the mission’s 10 year history. The Mars Exploration Rover is exploring the outcrops on the northwestern slopes of “Solander Point,” trekking up the hill as much as a field geologist would do. NASA said the outcrops are exposed from several feet to about 20 feet above the surrounding plains. "This is our first real Martian...

Opportunity To Investigate Mars' Ancient Past At Solander Point
2013-08-15 07:02:20

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online NASA’s Opportunity rover has been plugging away on the Red Planet now for more than nine years and has survived several Martian winters. The rover is now studying a rocky layer on the edge of “Solander Point” that shows signs of an acidic wet past and a much older neutral wet environment. Solander Point was picked as a target for Opportunity months ago as it was wrapping up work at “Cape York” and preparing for the...

2013-07-29 20:20:16

HOUSTON, July 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Endeavour International Corporation (NYSE: END) (LSE: ENDV) will host a conference call and web cast to discuss its 2013 second quarter financial and operating results on Tuesday, August 6, 2013 at 9 a.m. Central Daylight Time, 3 p.m. British Summer Time. To participate and ask questions during the conference call, dial the local country telephone number and the confirmation code 8946017. The toll-free numbers are 800-753-0420 in the...

NASA Opportunity Trip To Key Mars Destination Is Half Over
2013-07-03 13:14:06

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online NASA said its Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity has reached the halfway point while on route to its next destination: Solander Point. Opportunity is now more than half of the distance needed to get from a site where it spent 22 months to the next destination. NASA said the rover has less than half a mile to go to finish the 1.2-mile trek from one crater-rim segment called "Cape York" towards "Solander Point." "We are making very...

Opportunity Rover Finds Martian Rock With Unique Composition
2013-05-18 04:32:57

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online NASA´s Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity has discovered a pale rock that has a higher composition of aluminum and silica and a lower concentration of calcium and iron than any other rock it has examined during its time on Mars, the US space agency announced on Friday. The fractured rock, which is known as “Esperance,” is located in the “Cape York” region of Mars and was said to have been...

2013-04-29 08:23:06

HOUSTON, April 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Endeavour International Corporation (NYSE: END) (LSE: ENDV) today announced that it had received United Kingdom regulatory approval for the Monetary Production Payment ('MPP'). Endeavour entered into the MPP in March with a group of investors for the purchase price amount of $107.5 million. The MPP will be satisfied out of the production from certain U.K. North Sea assets. The additional proceeds from the MPP of $64.5 million are expected to be funded...

2013-02-21 16:22:17

HOUSTON, Feb. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Endeavour International Corporation (NYSE: END) (LSE: ENDV) will host a conference call and web cast to discuss its 2012 year-end and fourth quarter financial and operating results on Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at 9 a.m. Central Time, 3 p.m. British Time. To participate and ask questions during the conference call, dial the local country telephone number and the confirmation code 8741109. The toll-free numbers are 888- 708-5695 in the United States and...

2012-12-04 16:21:08

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The latest work assignment for NASA's long-lived Mars rover Opportunity is a further examination of an area where the robot just completed a walkabout. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) "If you are a geologist studying a site like this, one of the first things you do is walk the outcrop, and that's what we've done with Opportunity," said Steve Squyres, the mission's principal investigator at Cornell...

2012-10-12 15:20:46

HOUSTON, Oct. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Endeavour International Corporation (NYSE: END) (LSE: ENDV) today announced that it will participate in two conferences during the week of October 15, 2012. William L. Transier, chairman, chief executive officer and president, is scheduled to present on the company's business strategies and operational plans at the Energy Prospectus Group luncheon in Houston, Texas on Tuesday, October 16, 2012. J. Michael Kirksey, executive vice president and chief...

2012-09-14 10:21:24

PASADENA, Calif., Sept. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's long-lived rover Opportunity has returned an image of the Martian surface that is puzzling researchers. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO ) Spherical objects concentrated at an outcrop Opportunity reached last week differ in several ways from iron-rich spherules nicknamed "blueberries" the rover found at its landing site in early 2004 and at many other locations to date. Opportunity is...