Opportunity Rover Goes Back Downhill

Pasadena CA (JPL) Mar 24, 2016

Opportunity is exploring within ‘Marathon Valley’ on the rim of Endeavour crater. The rover is up on the slopes of ‘Knudsen Ridge.’ The primary objective is to examine specific outcrop types for evidence of clay minerals. The current objective had been to reach the surface science target ‘Pvt. Joseph Whitehouse’ (named after a member of the Corps of Discovery).

However, with slopes in exce —> Read More