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“Opportunity”

Mar 27, 2014 07:13 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
As we in the Northern Hemisphere (on Earth) enjoy the warmer days of Spring, NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity is having a very similar springtime celebration. Continue reading →
Mar 12, 2014 02:21 PM ET // Irene Klotz
NASA’s baseline budget for the year beginning Oct. 1 pulls the plug on the 10-year-old Mars rover Opportunity, newly released details of the agency’s fiscal 2015 spending plan show. Continue reading →
Mar 3, 2014 05:17 PM ET // Amy Shira Teitel
Every feature on Mars that's named for an engineer or technician has a back story, including the McClure-Beverlin Escarpment. Continue reading →
Feb 20, 2014 01:31 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has picked out rover Opportunity from orbit, putting the 'Mars rock mystery" to bed once and for all. Continue reading →
Feb 15, 2014 09:11 AM ET // Miriam Kramer, SPACE.com
Scientists have solved the mystery of the strange rock on Mars that suddenly appeared next to the Opportunity rover.
Jan 31, 2014 12:18 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
As if NASA didn’t have enough to worry about, the U.S. space agency is now faced with the scandal of the century — they’re being sued for not investigating a bona fide life form on Mars!
Jan 24, 2014 12:53 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Ten years ago to the day, the second of two NASA Mars rovers touched down on the Red Planet to begin an odyssey of science and discovery that is still surpassing all expectations.
Jan 23, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
New evidence from NASA’s senior robotic Mars scout, Opportunity, shows life-friendly water once mixed with clay-bearing rocks that now lie on the broken rim of Endeavour Crater.
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