On Sunday, NASA's Mars Rover Opportunity will mark its 11-year anniversary on the Red Planet. To celebrate -- as only a Mars rover can -- it has used its Pancam (fancy name for its panoramic camera) to snap this wide view from atop "Cape Tribulation," a part of Endeavour Crater's rim that sits at a height of 440 feet. That's 80 percent of the height of the Washington Monument, NASA says.Read the full story.
Friday, January 23, 2015
11 Years Of Opportunity On Mars
The mission of the Mars Rover Opportunity, originally expected to last 3 months, will soon reach the 11-year mark. Unless I'm mistaken, that's 11 Earth years. From CNET: