SUMMARY: NASA's Opportunity has crawled out of the crater it landed in, and turned back to survey its old home. Getting out of the hole wasn't as easy as NASA originally thought it was going to be. The Opportunity made an attempt to drive out of the crater, but the slope was so steep it slipped back down. Operators finally found a route that was gentle enough for the rover to get out and onto the plains above. The 22-metre crater has been named "Eagle Crater"

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