marathon valley

Opportunity Blazes Through 4500 Sunsets on Mars and Gullies are Yet to Come!

The longest living Martian rover ever - Opportunity - has just surpassed another unfathomable milestone - 4500 Sols (or days)…

6 years ago

Opportunity Discovers Dust Devil, Explores Steepest Slopes on Mars

A “beautiful dust devil” was just discovered today, April 1, on the Red Planet by NASA’s long lived Opportunity rover…

6 years ago

Opportunity Robustly in Action on 12th Anniversary of Red Planet Touchdown

NASA’s world famous Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity continues blazing a daily trail of unprecedented science first’s, still swinging her robotic…

6 years ago

Opportunity Rover Driving Between ‘Lily Pads’ in Search of Martian Sun and Science

Just shy of an unfathomable 4200 Sols traversing ravishing alien terrain on the Red Planet, the longest living ‘Martian’ -…

7 years ago

Opportunity Rover Prospecting for Water Altered Minerals at Crater Rim in Marathon Valley

As NASA’s Opportunity rover approaches the 12th anniversary of landing on Mars, her greatest science discoveries yet are likely within…

7 years ago

Opportunity Rover Team Honors Pioneering Lindbergh Flight at Mars Mountaintop Crater

Martian Reminder of a Pioneering Flight. Names related to the first solo nonstop flight across the Atlantic have been informally…

7 years ago

Opportunity Mars Rover Treks Past 41 Kilometers Towards ‘Marathon Valley’

The Opportunity Mars rover is busy on its wheels as it moves towards "Marathon Valley", a location that could include…

7 years ago