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Mission’s end for “Oppy”

February 12, 2019 — One of the most successful and enduring feats of interplanetary exploration, NASA’s Opportunity rover mission is at an end after almost 15 years exploring the surface of Mars and helping lay the groundwork for NASA’s return … Continue reading

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Curiosity lands safely, is spied by HiRISE in descent to Mars

PASADENA, Calif. — NASA’s most advanced Mars rover Curiosity has landed on the Red Planet. The one-ton rover, hanging by ropes from a rocket backpack, touched down onto Mars Sunday to end a 36-week flight and begin a two-year investigation. … Continue reading

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Oppy reaches Endeavour Crater

PASADENA, Calif. – After a journey of almost three years, NASA’s Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity has reached the Red Planet’s Endeavour Crater to study rocks never seen before. On Aug. 9, the golf cart-sized rover relayed its arrival at a … Continue reading

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