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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.



 
Opportunity's view of 'Solander Point'   6/7/13 - Mars Rover Opportunity Trekking Toward More Layers

Approaching its 10th anniversary of leaving Earth, NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity is on the move again, trekking to a new study area still many weeks away.



 
Artist's Concept of Rover on Mars   6/6/13 - NASA to Host June 7 Mars Rover Opportunity Teleconference

NASA will hold a media teleconference at 9 a.m. PDT (noon EDT) on Friday, June 7, to provide an update about the long-lived Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity.



 
Rock Target 'Esperance' Altered by Wet History (False Color)   5/17/13 - Mars Rover Opportunity Examines Clay Clues in Rock

NASA's senior Mars rover, Opportunity, is driving to a new study area after a dramatic finish to 20 months on "Cape York" with examination of a rock intensely altered by water.



 
'Matijevic Hill' Panorama for Rover's Ninth Anniversary   1/22/13 - NASA's Veteran Mars Rover Ready to Start 10th Year

Though NASA's newer Mars rover has been capturing more attention recently, durable Opportunity remains hard at work after nine years of roving on the Red Planet.



 
Opportunity Rover's Fall 2012 Walkabout   12/4/12 - NASA Opportunity Rover Finishes Walkabout on Mars Crater Rim

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.



 
Puzzling Little Martian Spheres That Don't Taste Like 'Blueberries'   9/14/12 - NASA Mars Rover Opportunity Reveals Geological Mystery

NASA's long-lived rover Opportunity has returned an image of the Martian surface that is puzzling researchers.



 

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