Opportunity

06.11.18
Mars Opportunity rover is in danger of dying from a dust storm
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Mars Opportunity rover is in danger of dying from a dust storm

Engineers are balancing low power levels with the need for heaters.

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12.30.14
How NASA plans to deal with Opportunity rover's failing flash memory
12.30.14

How NASA plans to deal with Opportunity rover's failing flash memory

Just like your favorite USB flash drive, the memory on NASA's Opportunity rover is beginning to de...

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09.01.14
Opportunity rover is getting reformatted after ten years on Mars
09.01.14

Opportunity rover is getting reformatted after ten years on Mars

NASA's ironman Mars rover Opportunity, like your five-year-old PC, is about to get reformatted. Pr...

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07.29.14
Opportunity rover breaks record for longest distance driven off-Earth
07.29.14

Opportunity rover breaks record for longest distance driven off-Earth

When the Opportunity rover landed on the red planet in 2004, NASA only intended to drive it for ab...

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05.17.13
Opportunity breaks 40-year old NASA space-drive record, reminds Curiosity who's boss
05.17.13

Opportunity breaks 40-year old NASA space-drive record, reminds Curiosity who's boss

If you thought current media-darling Curiosity is where all the martian action is right now, think...

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05.25.11
NASA abandons Mars rover Spirit, chooses to remember the good times
05.25.11

NASA abandons Mars rover Spirit, chooses to remember the good times

More than a year after it first lost contact with its Mars rover Spirit, NASA has finally decided...

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