Mars Exploration Rovers (Spirit and Opportunity)

It’s Been Exactly One Year Since Opportunity Sent This Final Message Home – on its 5,111th Martian Day

Opportunity's final message home is not much to look at on its own. If you're old enough to remember film…

1 year ago

This is the Final Photograph from Opportunity

Sad. But beautiful. NASA has shared Opportunity's final photograph from the surface of Mars. The rover's final resting place is…

2 years ago

We Hate Long Goodbyes, But Opportunity has Earned One

NASA's Opportunity rover has reached the end of its life. Initially designed to last 90 days, and to travel only…

2 years ago

Still no Word from Opportunity

Could this be the end of the Opportunity rover? There's been no signal from the rover since last summer, when…

2 years ago

A Powerful Dust Storm Has Darkened the Skies Over Opportunity on Mars

A massive Martian dust storm has settled in over the Opportunity rover's location in the Perseverance Valley, which could pose…

2 years ago

Opportunity Starts Historic Descent of Tantalizing Martian Gully to Find Out How Was It Carved

From the precipice of "Perseverance Valley" NASA’s teenaged Red Planet robot Opportunity has begun the historic first ever descent of…

3 years ago

Exciting New Views Of Opportunity’s Remarkable Landing Site

The HiRise camera aboard NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has captured color images of the Opportunity's 2004 Hole In One landing…

3 years ago

Opportunity Leaving ‘Tribulation’ Behind

You'd have to be an intrepid explorer to investigate something named 'Cape Tribulation'. Opportunity, NASA's long-lived rover on Mars' surface,…

4 years ago

Outstanding Opportunity Rover Making ‘Amazing New Discoveries’ 13 Years After Mars Touchdown – Scientist Tells UT

NASA’s truly outstanding Opportunity rover continues “making new discoveries about ancient Mars” as she commemorates 13 Years since bouncing to…

4 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…

5 years ago