It's official, Mars rover Opportunity has completed a marathon on Mars!
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Veteran Mars rover Opportunity is on the verge of completing a marathon on Mars, but before it crosses the imaginary finishing line at Marathon Valley, the plucky six-wheeled robot has found some odd rocks that require further investigation.
NASA's rover Opportunity landed on Mars in 2004 and was only supposed to last 3 months. But more than a decade later the plucky vehicle is close to crossing the 26.2-mile mark in land traversed, despite a few senior technical moments along the way.
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