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Cleaned Solar Arrays Gleam in Mars Rover's New Selfie   4/17/14 - NASA Rover Opportunity's Selfie Shows Clean Machine

A new self-portrait by NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity shows gleaming solar arrays, thanks to recent help from dust-cleaning winds.



 
Shadow Portrait of NASA Rover Opportunity on Martian Slope   3/27/14 - Cleaner NASA Rover Sees Its Shadow in Martian Spring

NASA's Mars rover Opportunity has captured a shadow selfie on a slope it is exploring with an increasing power supply, as winds remove some dust and spring days grow longer.



 
Where Martian 'Jelly Doughnut' Rock Came From   2/14/14 - Mars Rover Heads Uphill After Solving 'Doughnut' Riddle

Researchers determine the Martian rock resembling a jelly doughnut is a piece of a larger rock broken and moved by the wheel of NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity.



 
Self-Portrait by Opportunity Mars Rover in January 2014   1/23/14 - NASA's Opportunity at 10: New Findings from Old Rover

A decade into a mission planned for only three months, NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity keeps yielding new findings and surprises about how Mars has changed.



 
An artist's concept portrays a NASA Mars Exploration Rover on the surface of Mars.   1/16/14 - Free Mars Exploration Rover 10-Year Anniversary Event Tonight

The public is invited to share, either in person or online, in a 10-year anniversary event for the Mars Exploration Rovers (MER), Spirit and Opportunity, tonight at 7 p.m. PST (10 p.m. EST).



 
View of Victoria Crater from Duck Bay   1/6/14 - NASA, Smithsonian Host 10-Year Mars Rover Events

NASA and the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum in Washington are sponsoring events to mark the 10-year anniversary of the Mars Exploration Rovers.



 
outcrop on the 'Murray Ridge' portion of the rim of Endeavour Crater   1/3/14 - Decade-Old Rover Adventure Continues on Mars and Earth

Landings of NASA Mars rovers Spirit and Opportunity 10 years ago inspired some students to pursue careers that put them on the team still operating one of those long-lived rovers.



 
NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity captured this southward uphill view after beginning to ascend the northwestern slope of 'Solander Point' on the western rim of Endeavour Crater   10/23/13 - Mars Rover Opportunity Heads Uphill

NASA's Mars Exploration Rover has begun climbing "Solander Point," the northern tip of the tallest hill it has encountered in the mission's nearly 10 Earth years on Mars.



 
Geological Boundary at the Edge of 'Solander Point'   8/14/13 - Mars Rover Opportunity Working at Edge of 'Solander'

NASA's Mars rover Opportunity is studying the area of contact between a two rock layers that record environmental conditions from different times in the past.



 
Opportunity's View in 'Botany Bay' Toward 'Solander Point'   7/2/13 - Mars Rover Opportunity Passes Half-Way Point to Next Destination

NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity has driven more than half of the distance needed to get from a site where it spent 22 months to its next destination.



 

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