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2009-Nov-07, 04:40 PM
Opportunity has come upon another big rock on Mars. But what is it? Another meteorite? A big clump of ejecta from an old impact? There's lots of other debris scattered around this area as well. The rock has been named "Marquette Island," staying with the island theme for the other meteorites Oppy [...]

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2009-Nov-07, 10:22 PM
That is strange. It kind of reminds me of the meteorite that was found in Africa this last year (pictured below).

2009-Nov-23, 05:03 PM
I think a lot of the people that commented on the strange mars rock opportunity found are ungrateful. They seem to complain about everything from the rock itself to opportunity's being able to move to conclusion's people might draw from it. I say let's everybody remember that Opportunity is an innovation, we have never been able to explore Mars before the robots so lets be happy that we can.