Six things to know about NASA's Opportunity Mars rover

On January 24, 2004, the Opportunity rover sent back its first signal from the Red Planet. That marked the start of a 90-day planned mission for the six-wheeled, golf cart-sized rover. Fifteen years later, the rover’s mission has finally ended, NASA announced today. Its longevity and discoveries are a testament to Opportunity’s design and construction. The rover ultimately sent back more than 200,000 raw images and traveled a total of 28 miles (45 kilometers), farther than a standard mara

Six things to know about NASA's Opportunity Mars rover

After 15 years, the mission of NASA's Opportunity rover has come to an end, but its successes on Mars have earned it a spot in the robot hall of fame. Here's what you need to know about our ...

Thu 14 Feb 19 from Phys.org

NASA Declares 'Mission Complete' For Opportunity Rover

On January 24, 2004, the Opportunity rover sent back its first signal from the Red Planet. That marked the start of a 90-day planned mission for the six-wheeled, golf cart-sized rover. Fifteen ...

Wed 13 Feb 19 from Discover Magazine

NASA rover finally bites the dust on Mars after 15 years

NASA's Opportunity, the Mars rover that was built to operate for just three months but kept going and going, rolling across the rocky red soil, was pronounced dead Wednesday, 15 years after ...

Wed 13 Feb 19 from Phys.org

Opportunity's Finest Moments on Mars

A look back at the rover's more than 15 years of exploration on the Red Planet.

Wed 13 Feb 19 from Discover Magazine

NASA’s Opportunity Rover Declared Dead After Record-Breaking 15 Years on Mars

The six-wheeled vehicle was originally built to operate just three months

Wed 13 Feb 19 from TIME

NASA bids farewell to 15-year-old rover on Mars

Adio, Opportunity! You'll be forever in our hearts <3.

Thu 14 Feb 19 from ZME Science

What Will Happen to the Opportunity Rover's Dead Body on Mars?

NASA's Opportunity Rover has died on Mars. Now what?

Thu 14 Feb 19 from Livescience

Why Can't NASA's Curiosity Rover Rescue Opportunity?

NASA has another mobile robot on Mars. Why not launch a rescue mission?

Thu 14 Feb 19 from Livescience

Mars Rover Opportunity Is Dead After Record-Breaking 15 Years on Red Planet

One of the great exploration stories of our time is officially over.

Wed 13 Feb 19 from Livescience

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