Topic: Opportunity on Mars: Viewing, questions, comments
Robert Pearlman Editor
From: Houston, TX Registered: Nov 1999
posted August 10, 2011 11:31 AM
Opportunity on Mars: mission viewing, questions, comments
This thread is intended for comments and questions regarding the Opportunity Mars Exploration Rover and the updates published under the topic:
NASA's Opportunity roves Mars (2010-Present)
Opportunity and its rover twin, Spirit, completed their three-month prime missions on Mars in April 2004. Both rovers continued for years of bonus, extended missions.
Spirit finished communicating with Earth in March 2010.
Both Spirit and Opportunity have made important discoveries about wet environments on ancient Mars that may have been favorable for supporting microbial life.
From: Sierra Vista, Arizona Registered: Nov 1999
posted July 07, 2012 11:38 PM
Nice panorama: 'Greeley Panorama' from Opportunity's Fifth Martian Winter This full-circle scene combines 817 images taken by the panoramic camera (Pancam) on NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity. It shows the terrain that surrounded the rover while it was stationary for four months of work during its most recent Martian winter.
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