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Waking Opportunity

  Maybe, if we all look to the sky On the next cold, clear night, Seek out Mars shining there like A red-hot coal and wish really hard Opportunity will wake. Children do it all the time And it seems … Continue reading

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Another Storm

  I’ve been here before. Many sols ago I rolled to a halt As the sky went strangely dark, The Sun fading to a dull red spark. I just waited that storm out, Watched the Sun come and go, Ghostly … Continue reading

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Independence

  Note: this is a transcript of a short video clip recovered from Mars in 2094, after the end of the War of Independence. Experts agree that the video was shot by one of the Year 3 class from Tharsis … Continue reading

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War

  Just as day follows night, Sunset follows sunrise And dusk follows dawn War will follow us to Mars. Small disputes at first; countries Clashing over mining rights to ice Or water, minerals or ore. But one sol all-out war … Continue reading

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Visiting Opportunity

  Year 3 crossed Meridiani in single file, Striding across the dusty land, Holding hands and playing “I Spy” To pass the time as they climbed Endeavour’s rim. “…something beginning with…R” Mari said. “RED!” the others shouted, but Mari Shook … Continue reading

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Halley’s Comet Returns

  When Halley’s Comet returns in 2062 I wonder how many people will view it From Mars? There should at least Be a small base there by then – a McMurdo-esque Cluster of tunnels and habs, maybe a garage or … Continue reading

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