Talk:Endeavour (crater)

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In the infobox it says the crater is named after Endeavour, Saskatchewan and HM Bark Endeavour. Can we have a citation for this? Is it really named after a village of 118 people in Canada as well as HM Bark Endeavour? I find that rather odd. (talk) 10:53, 11 June 2010 (UTC)

Per the naming convention for craters visited by Opportunity, Endeavour crater was named after a "ship of exploration", so the Saskatchewan village is right out. However, there are two possible ships: the HM Bark Endeavour and the Space Shuttle Endeavour. I suspect a double play, especially given the examples of Eagle Crater and Beagle Crater. (talk) 22:05, 16 December 2010 (UTC)


It would be nice to know how far the rover is from Endeavor and when it is now expected to get there. It has already been 23 months (the original estimate) since it started heading towards Endeavor and presumably still has a long way to go. -- (talk) 18:33, 31 July 2010 (UTC)