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Latest Spirit Update
Spirit Remains Silent at Troy
Spirit Status for sol 2621-2627
Release Date: 5/26/11

More than 1,300 commands were radiated to Spirit as part of the recovery effort in an attempt to elicit a response from the rover. No communication has been received from Spirit since Sol 2210 (March 22, 2010). The project concluded the Spirit recovery efforts on May 25, 2011. The remaining, pre-sequenced ultra-high frequency (UHF) relay passes scheduled for Spirit on board the Odyssey orbiter will complete on June 8, 2011.

Total odometry is unchanged at 7,730.50 meters (4.80 miles).


Latest Opportunity Update
Driving Further Southwest on 'Murray Ridge'
Opportunity Status for sol 3617-3621
Release Date: 4/7/14

Opportunity is exploring "Murray Ridge," part of the west rim of Endeavour Crater.

On Sol 3617 (March 28, 2014), the rover continued further to the southwest on Murray Ridge with a 68-foot (20.8-meter) drive. After two sols of remote sensing over the weekend, Opportunity drove again on Sol 3621 (April 1, 2014), with a 144-foot (44-meter) drive that included some mid-drive imaging of an exposed rock outcrop.

As of Sol 3621 (April 1, 2014), the solar array energy production was 661 watt-hours with an atmospheric opacity (Tau) of 0.433 and a solar array dust factor of 0.868.

Total odometry is 24.15 miles (38.87 kilometers).



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