Opportunity

Universe Today’s Top 10 Space Stories of 2014

It seems a lot of the space stories of this year involve spacecraft making journeys: bouncing across a comet, or…

6 years ago

Martian Teardrop: Here’s How The Sun Moves Over A Red Planet Year

Stand in the same spot every day. Take a picture of the Sun. What happens? Slowly, you see our closest…

6 years ago

Opportunity Mars Rover Plagued By Flash Memory Problems, But Carries On

NASA's aging Mars rover is still struggling with Flash memory after several months of controllers trying to work around frequent…

6 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…

6 years ago

Opportunity Mars Rover Pushes Past 41 Kilometers Of Driving On Red Planet

Opportunity is the rover that keeps on going and going. It recently broke an extraterrestrial driving record after 10 years…

6 years ago

This 3-D Martian Picture Feels Like You’re Standing Beside The Opportunity Rover

Grab your 3-D glasses (you do have a pair handy, right?) and take a look at this latest vista from…

6 years ago

MRO Spies Tiny, Bright Nucleus During Comet Flyby of Mars

Not to be outdone by the feisty Opportunity Rover, the HiRISE camera on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) turned in…

6 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…

7 years ago

Mars Rover Battles ‘Amnesia’ In Middle Of Red Planet Road Trip

No science data is missing after the Opportunity Mars rover had a brief "amnesia" event last week, NASA said in…

7 years ago