Opportunity performs a week of robotic arm at Marathon Valley

Pasadena CA (JPL) Dec 17, 2015

Opportunity is inside “Marathon Valley” on the west rim of Endeavour Crater.

The rover is positioned on a steep slope with an approximately 19-degree northerly tilt for improved solar array energy production.

On Sol 4215 (Dec. 2, 2015), the robotic arm was used to collect imaging of the Rock Abrasion Tool (RAT) bit.

That imagery will allow the assessment of remaining grind bit —> Read More