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Opportunity's Traverse map from sol 2951

( -- After spending 19 weeks working in one place while solar power was too low for driving during the Martian winter, NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity is on the move again. The winter worksite was on the ...

dateMay 17, 2012 in Space Exploration
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Spirit Rover: Right-Front Wheel Rotations

( -- Spirit's right-front wheel, which had stopped operating in March 2006, revolved with apparently normal motion during the first three of four driving segments on Sol 2117 (Wednesday, Dec. 16) but stopped early ...

dateDec 18, 2009 in Space Exploration
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