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Mars Rover Opportunity Examines Bright 'Athens'   3/27/15 - Rover Amnesia Event Follows Latest Memory Reformatting

The team operating the Mars Rover Opportunity learned that it experienced a brief amnesia event related to its flash memory, the first since a reformatting a week earlier.



 
Mars 'Marathon Valley' Overlook   3/23/15 - NASA Reformats Memory of Longest-Running Mars Rover

Operators of NASA's Opportunity Mars rover have reformatted the rover's onboard flash memory so the team can resume storing data overnight on the rover.



 
Rover's Progress Toward Mars Marathon, Sol 3948   3/5/15 - Rover Examining Odd Mars Rocks at Valley Overlook

NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity is investigating unusual rocks before reformatting the rover's memory and continued driving toward "Marathon Valley."



 
Opportunity Rover Nears Mars Marathon Feat   2/10/15 - Mars Rover Nearing Marathon Achievement

Since landing on Mars in January 2004, NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity has driven nearly as far as a marathon footrace.



 
Opportunity's View from Atop 'Cape Tribulation'   1/8/15 - NASA Mars Rover Opportunity Climbs to High Point on Rim

NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity, continuing to drive while engineers tackle a flash-memory issue, has reached a crater-rim high point on "Cape Tribulation."



 
NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity   12/11/14 - Opportunity Working in No-Flash Mode for Now

Persistent computer resets and "amnesia" events that have occurred after reformatting the flash memory on the Opportunity rover have prompted a shift to a working mode that avoids the flash data-storage system.



 
Opportunity's Northward View of 'Wdowiak Ridge'   10/16/14 - NASA's Opportunity Rover Gets Panorama Image at 'Wdowiak Ridge'

NASA's decade-old Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity is working near the base of a steep-sloped hill called "Wdowiak Ridge," shown in a dramatic new panorama from the rover.



 
Rover Tracks in Northward View Along West Rim of Endeavour   9/9/14 - Mars Rover Opportunity's Vista Includes Long Tracks

Wheel tracks from about a month of driving on Mars recede into the distance in a recent color view captured by the Pancam on NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity.



 
Opportunity's Rear-Facing View Ahead After a Drive   8/29/14 - Memory Reformat Planned for Opportunity Mars Rover

An increasing frequency of computer resets on NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity has prompted the rover team to make plans to reformat the rover's flash memory.



 
'Lunokhod 2' Crater on Mars   7/28/14 - NASA Long-Lived Mars Opportunity Rover Sets Off-World Driving Record

NASA's Opportunity Mars rover, which landed on the Red Planet in 2004, now holds the off-Earth roving distance record after accruing 25 miles (40 kilometers) of driving.



 

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