Spirit and Oppy

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Roaming the Red Planet on six wheels since Jan 2004. The official mission Twitter of the Spirit and Opportunity rovers.

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July 7 marked Opportunity's 10-year launch-iversary. Thanks for the good wishes!

Vista Point: Oppy casts a shadow across Endeavour Crater. Science will resume once solar conjunction passes

After more than 35 km & 3,110 sols (8+ years!) Oppy's still hard at work. Matijevic Hill survey continues

Opportunity on the Move: Rover surveys suspected clay minerals around Matijevic Hill [map]


Long may we explore! This July 4th marks 15 yrs continuous exploration of Mars. A few:

On the road again! Oppy drives for the first time after 130 sols at her winter parking spot

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Roads? Where she's going she doesn't need roads. Oppy has resumed her trek toward Endeavor crater.

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Oppy snaps a close-up of 'Ruiz Garcia,' an exposed rock at Santa Maria Crater:

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Oppy peers over the edge of Mars’ Santa Maria crater in this new 3-D pic (red-blue glasses required):

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Great pic of Oppy's tracks needs a great caption to go with it. Reply with yours! Prizes for the top 3.

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Oppy paused to take in the Martian view as her trek to Endeavour crater, 8.5 km away, continues.

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Oppy arrived at the mysterious rock. It is a meteorite! Next up: Oppy investigates with her robotic arm.

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Oppy is on her way to a strange newfound rock. Dark, toaster-sized and possibly a meteorite?

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Spirit settles in for winter- robotic arm places, flash memory emptied. And she has a new graphic :D

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Rover Project Manager John Callas is wearing a "Free Spirit" shirt!

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