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Fraser
2014-Sep-16, 01:40 PM
With a newly cleared memory, it’s time for Opportunity to resume the next stage of its long, long Martian drive. The next major goal for the long-lived rover is to go to Marathon Valley, a spot that (in images from orbit) appears to have clay minerals on site. Clay tends to form in the presence […]

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JohnD
2015-Mar-24, 11:18 AM
It's taken a while to sort that flash memory problem, but Oppo is ready to go, says NASA/JPL: http://mars.jpl.nasa.gov/mer/newsroom/pressreleases/20150323a.html
Only 45 meters to the full marathon distance!
John