Mars Exploration Rover

Weekly Space Hangout: October 23, 2019 – Aileen Yingst: Space Geologist

Hosts: Fraser Cain (universetoday.com / @fcain) Dave Dickinson (www.astroguyz.com / @astroguyz) Dr. Kimberly Cartier (KimberlyCartier.org / @AstroKimCartier ) Veranika Klimovich…

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Opportunity Reaches ‘Perseverance Valley’ Precipice – Ancient Fluid Carved Gully on Mars

Now well into her 13th year roving the Red Planet, NASA’s astoundingly resilient Opportunity rover has arrived at the precipice…

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Spirit Rover Touchdown 12 Years Ago Started Spectacular Martian Science Adventure

Exactly 12 Years ago this week, NASA’s now famous Spirit rover touched down on the Red Planet, starting a spectacular…

7 years ago

Memory Problems Plague Martian Rover Opportunity As It Prepares To Watch A Comet Pass By

NASA's Opportunity rover is still experiencing frequent memory resets as it roams the Martian terrain near Endeavour Crater, even though…

8 years ago

Repaired Opportunity Rover Readies For ‘Marathon Valley’ As It Transmits Martian Images

With a newly cleared memory, it's time for Opportunity to resume the next stage of its long, long Martian drive.…

8 years ago

Martian Ctl-Alt-Del: NASA Resets Opportunity Rover’s Memory, Stopping The Science Hiatus

In fantastic news for the long-running Opportunity mission on Mars, NASA says the rover's much-needed memory reset worked out perfectly.…

8 years ago

Memory Problems On Mars Will Force Opportunity Rover Reformat From Earth

NASA's Opportunity rover, which has been roaming Mars for more than 10 Earth years, requires a flash memory reformat to…

8 years ago

Opportunity Overlooks Ridge for Spectacular Vista of Vast Martian Crater and Habitable Zone Ahead

NASA’s Opportunity Mars rover captures sweeping panoramic vista near the ridgeline of 22 km (14 mi) wide Endeavour Crater's western…

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Mars Rover Opportunity Funding Ceases In 2015 Under NASA Budget Request

NASA's preliminary (read: not finalized) budget for 2015 would eliminate funding for the long-running Opportunity rover mission that's discovered extensive…

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Spirit Retrospective: Top Shots on 10th Year Since Mars Touchdown

A Moment Frozen in Time On May 19th, 2005, NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit captured this stunning view as the…

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