Opportunity Reaches 12 Years on Mars!

Pasadena CA (JPL) Jan 31 2016

Opportunity is exploring ‘Marathon Valley’ on the rim of Endeavour crater. The rover is up on north-facing slopes for improved solar array energy production.

The rover is conducting an in-situ (contact) science campaign on the surface target ‘Joseph Collin’ (informally named for members of the Lewis and Clark expedition).

The target appears as a curious, unconsolidated pile of coarse —> Read More